The Good Life France Magazine Issue No 28

Bonjour and welcome to the latest edition of The Good Life France Magazine . As I write this , France is still on a virtual lockdown and people can ’ t travel here to enjoy its many charms from historic cities to pretty villages and the wonderful gastronomy . And we ’ re still not sure when things will be back to normal . The hospitality business is suffering terribly and everyone is hoping that things will get better soon and we can welcome back our family , friends and much valued visitors . In the meantime , we ’ re hoping to keep your France dreams alive and this issue covers gorgeous Annecy in Haute-Savoie , Brocélliande – Merlin ’ s Forest in Brittany and a corner of bucolic paradise close to Paris – the lovely Vallée de Chevreuse . Provence lovers will adore our 4 Seasons of Provence feature , a photographic essay that had me dreaming of packing a bag and heading straight to the south of France from my little pigsty office in rural northern France . The sunny city of Pau , the beautiful Basque region , Canal du Midi and the French Riviera are also featured . And I hope that these articles bring back happy memories or help you plan a trip in the future for that happy day when we can travel again . There are loads of luscious recipes and we take a look at the gastronomy of Touraine in the Loire Valley in the shadow of some of the greatest castles ever created . And for those who live in France or want to live in France – there ’ s plenty of inspiration in the practical section . Something for every Francophile . You ’ ll find me every day on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram and I love to chat to you there . And every week I send out a newsletter , weekly whimsies someone called them . Feel free to join me for your French fix .
Wishing you and yours well . Bisous from France , Janine Editor