Tag Archives: Argenton-sur-Creuse

Back to it!

I can’t believe how long it is since I last blogged. Changing jobs and moving house were all-consuming tasks over the last 6 months (as we opt for a more “normal” lifestyle for a time), but now that I’m settled in … Continue reading

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My happy place

There is a little gem of a place quietly tucked away in central France called Argenton-sur-Creuse, and we are privileged to own a piece of it. Here is a glimpse of what this treasure of a town holds: Can you see why … Continue reading

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Argenton à vendre

So, after reading my blog, you’ve fallen in love with Argenton-sur-Creuse and want to buy your own little piece of this medieval town in the centre of France? Well, hop off the train, and a quick walk up Rue Gambetta will reveal … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Argenton-sur-Creuse is a delightful town at any time of year, but with a sprinkling of Christmas magic it just makes me smile a little wider than usual. Festivities begin in November: And there is plenty going on in town: Or simply walk around and … Continue reading

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Just a matter of time (and money)

Each year, as time and money allows, we return to our little house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, France. We take the local train to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne (Australia), then board the Sky Bus for the 20 minute ride to Tullamarine … Continue reading

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Whatever the weather

No matter where you are in the world and what you are planning to do – you can’t control the weather. We are currently house-swapping – living in a house in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs while the owners are enjoying our house in … Continue reading

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Centering yourself in France

When you travel all the way to the other side of the world, it’s natural to want to make the most of your time and money and see everything you possibly can. But the truth of the matter is that … Continue reading

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Nothing to lose?

One of the stops on our Mediterranean cruise in 2012 was Malta, and we enjoyed it so much that we vowed to return there one day. When we learned that relatives shared our hankering to visit Malta, it made perfect sense to organise a … Continue reading

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From hustle to hush

When we first stayed in Argenton-sur-Creuse in central France some years ago we were struck by just how busy this little town of merely 5000 inhabitants could get during shopping hours. Where did all these people come from we wondered? … Continue reading

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Sitting and swapping in order to save

There is no place in the world that we would rather be than in Argenton-sur-Creuse in central France, and if money was no object, that’s where we would be, flitting back to Australia from time to time to visit family … Continue reading

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