Getting married in the Correze What you need to know

Last year our niece Stacey and boyfriend Craig came to visit us for the first time in the Correze. They fell so in love with the place that they decided it would be an absolute dream to get married here....

Lilou one of Jurga’s Sculptors in Uzerche

I just love artist Jurga makes these sculptures of children with so much emotions they almost look real. How lucky are we to have one of her sculptures displayed in Uzerche, just behind the church. Her name...

Two Thousand Years of History: Coussac Bonneval

TWO THOUSAND YEARS OF HISTORY Coussac's village takes its origin from a gallo-Roman villa (ÇOCIACUM: literally the domain of Codus) but unfortunately no vestige remained now . The nearness of gold mines...
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For Sale: Restaurant Du Midi in Vigeois

The local restaurant is for sale due to the retirement of the previous owners. Hopefully there will be a new owner soon! It would be great to see the restaurant opening up and bringing back this beautiful...
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Renovation Started on Gite Pont Vert

Our third project, Gite Pont Vert, we have stared renovation and found lots of furniture and decoration which we can reuse. We have some great ideas, we will keep you posted on progress. The views are...
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Richard the Lion Heart Route – Historic Route

Limousin, autonomous region and historically prized since antiquity, contains in lush rolling countryside and an important artistic and cultural heritage, combined, to a rich religious and military...
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Did Marie Lafarge poison Charles Pouch-Lafarge?

Marie-Fortunée Lafarge (née Capelle; 15 January 1816 - 7 November 1852) was a Frenchwoman who was convicted of murdering her husband by arsenic poisoning in 1840. Her case became notable, because it was one...
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A Treasure Trove: Renovating Gite Pont Vert

This year we have added Maison Pont Vert to our books, we will have Pont Vert  up and running by end of  2014 and will be ready for rent. Maison Pont Vert was just a too good house to let go, we can see lots...
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Who was Madame Pompadour?

THE KING’S FAVOURITE AND PATRONESS OF THE ARTS (1721-1764) Madame de Pompadour, mistress, friend and adviser to Louis XV, remained with the king up to her death in 1764. Introduced to the court...