The Good Life France Magazine




The Good Life France Magazine brings you the best of France - inspirational and exclusive features, fabulous photos, mouth-watering recipes, tips, guides, ideas and much more...


Published by the award winning team at The Good Life France

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Issue No. 19

Delicious sunshine cocktails and scrumptious recipes, brilliant features and tons of information and gorgeous photos to inspire your visits. The secret life of castles in Burgundy, the Abbey of Senanque in Provence, Sainte-Denis, Lourdes, Calvados in Normandy, Paris, Grenoble and more...

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G i v e A Click on the pic to enter the draw Win a copy of My Good Life in France by Janine Marsh, editor of The Good Life France! On a grey and dismal February day, Janine Marsh went on a day trip to France to buy wine for her dad. She somehow ended up buying a bargain basement barn in the middle of nowhere which was neither planned or expected... It’s a love story and the tale of one woman’s journey from city life to rural bliss – at least that was the plan… Click on the pic to enter the draw Win a copy of Le Selfie Gascon by Perry Taylor Le Selfie Gascon is Perry's third book of humorous drawings from France. It’s a work of wry wit and lots of fun from the artist who takes inspiration from daily life in the south of France. This is a lovely hardback book with 86 original drawings that will make you smile, your friends will want to borrow this one and never return it! Click on the pic to enter the draw Win a copy of Eight Months in Provence by Diane Covington-Carter Win a copy of this book that's written from the heart, a charming tale that's easy to read. An inspiring "it's never too late", feel good memoir that will sweep you along on the author's journey as she finds herself in the France of her dreams. At the age of 50, American Diane rented out her home and set off for an adventure in France… Read our review

w a y s - WIN Click on the pic to enter the draw Win a copy of In the French Kitchen with kids by Mardi Michaels Mardi shows that French food doesn’t have to be complicated. The result is an elegant, approachable cookbook featuring recipes tailored for young chefs and their families. From savory dishes like Omelettes, Croque- Monsieurs or Steak Frites to sweet treats like Profiteroles, Madeleines or Crème Brûlée, readers will find many French classics here. With helpful timetables to plan out baking projects, as well as tips on how to get kids involved in the cooking, this book breaks down any preconceived notion that French cuisine is too fancy or too difficult for kids to master. With Mardi’s warm, empowering and encouraging instructions, kids of all ages will be begging to help out in the kitchen every day of the week. Win a copy of Riviera Dreaming by Maureen Emerson A fascinating book which explores the lives of architect Barry Dierks and his lover Eric Sawyer. They changed the face of the French Riviera, developing an architecture empire remodelling and building homes and gardens for their star studded cliental including film executive Jack Warner, playwright Somerset Maugham and the rich and famous of the early 20th century. Behind those walls weredscandalous affairs, exquisite parties, politicians letting loose and royals partying. Winston Churchill, Bette Davis, Wallis Simpson , Picasso , Lloyd George, Duke of Windsor, J.P Morgan, The Rothchilds and many more feature in this well researched book that’s filled with fabulous anecdotes. Click on the pic to enter the draw