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My Expat Life – Eco Man I met Richard Neville and his lovely wife Linda when their neighbours were selling their home and fortunately for me, they had the key. Of course most people in Capestang already know who they …

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Crystallize your goals. Make a plan for achieving them and set yourself a deadline. Then, with supreme confidence, determination and disregard for obstacles and other people’s criticisms; carry out your plan. Paul J. Meyer The hardest part about moving to a new …

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Here are my kids homeschooling from books at our dining room table. Angelina is learning about habitats, and Daniel learns about adaptation. We are reading the paragraph and they copy the answer into the space. 5 minutes later I ask, …

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BEING AN EXPAT MAD OR COURAGEOUS? Despite the news, the economy, and the banks, people move to southern France everyday. France is among the top ten places in the world to live, but what makes France so special and are …

My Nine-Year-Old’s Solo trip to Bakonysarkany Hungary

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                    Many of you have gathered by now, that I raise Daniel and Angelina to be independent and divergent thinkers. Sometimes I look at my kids and ask myself, why do …

 

PLEASE, DO Something About Doggie DOO

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  DOG SHIT PROGRAM French Statistic: There are around 17 dogs to every 100 people in France, one of the highest ratios in the world, and an unofficial dog population of some 10 million dogs (over 500,000 in Paris alone). People would be …

 

Catch a wave! Gyomroi Lake-boarding

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Gyomroi thermal lake used to be a beautiful natural lake fed by 12 springs. During the communist era 1944-1989 it was used as a garbage dump, polluted and ruined. The new mayor of the Gyomroi community decided to rake the …

 

Capestang’s Church

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Saint Stephen’s Church of Capestang is located in the beautiful Languedoc-Roussillon region of France, and was designed as a Collegiate where monks and nuns could come, live and learn the word of god. Collegiate Church of St. Etienne (the French …

 

Minerve, The Cathar Village Clings

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                We stumbled across an amazing little village clinging to the side of a gorge, discovered after following the wrong road, as we looked for an isolated Gite that was for sale. All …

 

Kids Blog

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As part of Angelina and Daniel’s curriculum for Grade 1 & 3, the Hamori kids will be writing on our Family Adventure Blog. This page will be a direct link for other kids to see what’s up with them! A …