Articles by: Louise
I moved to the South of France from the UK 4 years ago. I love it here! I enjoy fashion,cooking, travel and writing on my blog: www.britsincarcassonne.com

Collars & Coats Gala Ball for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

August 9, 2012 8:49 pm0 comments
Collars & Coats Gala Ball for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

WHAT: Collars & Coats Gala Ball for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home   DATE: Thursday 8th November 2012   VENUE: Battersea Evolution, Chelsea Bridge Entrance, Battersea Park, London, SW11 4NJ   TIME: 6.30pm CELEBS: Amanda Holden and Paul O’Grady MBE (event hosts), David Gandy, Neil Fox, Danielle and Gary Lineker, […]

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Dystonia Awareness Week: 5th-13th May

May 8, 2012 5:30 pm1 comment
Dystonia Awareness Week: 5th-13th May

“Dystonia is a movement disorder which causes involuntary contractions of your muscles. These contractions result in twisting and repetitive movements. Sometimes they are painful. Dystonia can affect just one muscle, a group of muscles or all of your muscles. Symptoms can include tremors, voice problems or a dragging foot. Symptoms […]

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My vendetta against the Kindle

May 7, 2012 6:08 pm2 comments
My vendetta against the Kindle

I was sat yesterday with my daughter’s friend, reading one of the Famous Five books by Enid Blyton. We had such a lovely time turning the pages and looking at the lovely illustrations. It made me think what a shame it is that the wonderful Book is under threat. I […]

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Fancy a weekend away? Come to Carcassonne in the South of France

May 6, 2012 5:04 pm1 comment
Fancy a weekend away? Come to Carcassonne in the South of France

Set high up on a hill, Carcassonne’s ancient walled city is Disneyworld-perfect. This fairytale collection of drawbridges, towers and atmospheric cobbled streets was reputedly the inspiration for Walt Disney’s The Sleeping Beauty, and it’s a must-see on any trip through this part of southern France. Its medieval core, the cité, […]

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The return of TOWIE!

April 29, 2012 9:37 am3 comments
The return of TOWIE!

TOWIE… A show which I loathe and love in equal parts. The characters baffle me… How many times have I seen a look of total incomprehension across their faces when a big word is used. I had no desire to watch this show but a friend was obsessed so when […]

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Life in a new country: the ups and downs of being an expat.

April 25, 2012 5:40 pm4 comments
Life in a new country: the ups and downs of being an expat.

When Peter Mayle spent his famous “Year in Provence” he seemed to get lots done, have a great time, and integrate in the community in just a few short months. Quite an achievement, but a question that crops up quite often is ‘How long does it really take to adjust to […]

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Best Songs of 2012

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Best Songs of 2012

“What are you listening to right now?” The following list is my way of answering. I like to take a quick look back at the best songs released so far. Music comes at us so fast and furious that it can be hard to keep up, but these are the […]

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Top 10 must see movies of 2012

April 24, 2012 12:58 pm0 comments
Top 10 must see movies of 2012

With so many films coming out , I wanted to share with you my list of what I think is going to be worth your time (and your money) during the upcoming season. So these are some films I really want to see, although I will probably wait until they […]

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