From Boat to Baguette

We first got to know Hettie when she found us on Google searching for advice for Australians in France. What we didn’t know at the time is that she is also a published author. We asked her about her latest book “From Boat to Baguette” and her desire to create a new ‘vie francaise’ in northern France.

Paris attacks seen from the Languedoc

While we are a long distance from Paris here in the Languedoc, the attacks of November 13th impact us all in many ways. Many of the Renestance staff have lived in our beloved capital and have family and friends there now – luckily all are safe and accounted for. Beyond the concern for loved ones, and the general shock and sadness we all share, we wanted to share our personal thoughts and experiences with our readers.