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We had a really quiet Christmas with our furry and feathered household this yr – the birds bought treats, the canines bought bones, and the cats bought to take a seat on me a lot of the day as I learn and made notes for the books I’m writing – a romance (set in France after all!), and a information e-book to Paris (and an enormous thanks in case you shared your no. 1 Paris favourite on my Facebook web page, completely inspiring. If you have not and wish to share your treasured Paris choose, you’ll be able to remark right here:

It’s that point of the yr when many people take into consideration new yr’s resolutions – although most of my French neighbors name it a quite civilized good intentions quite than good resolutions. I intend as an illustration, to eat much less muffins however then once more 6 January is the day after we all eat galette des rois muffins right here in France in order that’s a attainable fail earlier than the beginning date! (You can learn concerning the historical past of galettes des rois in The Good Life France Magazine – it’s free!).

I noticed an Instagram submit the opposite day and it learn alongside the traces of ‘as you become old the window of alternative begins to shut – make your new yr’s resolutions rely.’ Gulp. We all know this after all, however more often than not we’re too busy coping with the each day problems with life to take it on board. But for some motive that resonated with me and made me consider one thing I’ve wished to do for years – stroll in snowy mountains. So in just a few weeks’ time, I’m going to hop on a prepare, go throughout France to the Isère area – my first time within the French Alps in winter – and hopefully discover some snow to stroll in and make a snow angel! (You can include me right here: Instagram/thegoodlifefrance).

Whatever your new yr’s objectives, plans, resolutions – or intentions – are, I want you a joyful, peaceable and blissful new yr from my little nook in the course of nowhere, rural northern France.

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Janine Marsh is Author of My Good Life in France: In Pursuit of the Rural Dream, My Four Seasons in France: A Year of the Good Life and Always France: Living the Dream in Rural France all accessible as book, print & audio, on Amazon in all places & all good bookshops on-line. Her new e-book How to be French – a celebration of the French life-style and Art of dwellingis out now – a have a look at the French lifestyle.

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