Archive | December, 2014

Fuel Prices Are Plummeting Here!

16 Dec
Fuel Pumps

France has long enjoyed some of the lowest fuel prices in the EU but diesel has dropped significantly in the last couple of months and is truly epic value right now. We have been here 15 years and don’t remember the last time we saw diesel at less than €1.10 per litre (we paid €1.09 […]

Secrets of a medieval castle

04 Dec

About an hour south of our depot at Guédelon, some incredible enthusiasts are halfway through a 25-year project to build a medieval castle using only the tools and materials available in the 13th century. A few years ago on British TV, the series “Secrets of the Castle” featured Guédelon, exploring how you go about building […]