Tag Archives: Argenton-sur-Creuse

All in a day’s drive

One leisurely day in 2017, we decided to take a scenic drive from our house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, in central France, for a round trip to visit Chauvigny with its fascinating skyline of castle ruins. We took a meandering route through … Continue reading

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A satisfying European smorgasbord

Having a house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, which ceaselessly beckons our presence, serves as a springboard from which to explore a little bit more of France and her neighboring countries every year. Paris France 2010 We discovered this peaceful park on one … Continue reading

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Don’t fence me in

Feeling a little fenced-in at the moment with the global lockdown of 2020 – with borders closed, and unsure when our annual trip to Europe will eventuate – it seems appropriate to share the photos from this double-page spread of … Continue reading

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Around Argenton

As I continue walking you through my recently compiled photobook, here are a few shots taken not far from our house in central France… Argenton 2011 Within our town of Argenton-sur-Creuse there are so many interesting buildings to see: historical, … Continue reading

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Ahhhh Argenton

There’s a little place in the centre of France, straddled across the River Creuse, under the watchful eye of the Bonne Dame, called Argenton-sur-Creuse. The old mill 2009 The old bridge 2009 Riverside houses 2009 La Bonne Dame 2010 Anyone … Continue reading

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First impressions last

Just over a decade ago, in 2009, my husband, Tony, and I began our French adventure. Here are the shots from our very first trip to Argenton-sur-Creuse in central France, via London and Paris on that inaugural trip, that made … Continue reading

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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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