French language · 04 July 2018
The hot weather is set to continue, giving the locals lots to talk about. With help from our handy guide, you can join in the conversation!

French language · 25 June 2018
Let's talk about it (in French, of course!). Here's a toolbox of 25 French expressions to use when you are not in the best of moods...

French language · 18 June 2018
There are some easy rules when learning whether to use "le" or "la" with French nouns. It isn't exhaustive, but it will save you a lot of work!

French cuisine · 07 June 2018
The South-West of France is one of the country's most productive strawberry growing areas. As early as March the first strawberries can be seen on the markets and can continue to be found even up until October. So we have many months ahead in which to enjoy this fabulous fruit!

French culture · 30 April 2018
There are 11 "jours fériés" or public holidays in France - 4 of which fall in May! We find out what they represent for the French...

French cuisine · 16 April 2018
It's asparagus season here in Gourdon! But how much do we know about this fine vegetable? We get cooking with 'le légume royal'...

French language · 11 April 2018
Watch out for wolves in sheep's clothing! Things are not always as they seem and a familiar looking word can mean something else in French...

Places to visit · 23 March 2018
An inspirational garden for each day of the week (leaving the weekend free for gardening!)

French language · 14 March 2018
Spring has sprung here in Gourdon so we are busy in the garden (and brushing up on our French gardening vocab!)

Places to visit · 28 February 2018
As national voting opens we take a closer look at why Cahors deserves the title...

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