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LIVING IN FRANCE

Peter Mayle Wrote About Life in Provence, Drank Wine, Sold Books & Inspired Thousands Of Followers

Cafe society in Beziers, Poor Man’s Provence

So how does my life in France compare with his?

First the similarities. Mayle wrote about quirky neighbors, exotic meats stuffed with truffles, drinking copious amounts of red wine, dealing with brain-numbing French bureaucracy, and a neighbor’s…

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Janice Macdonald

Janice Macdonald

At 68, I started a new chapter in my life: I moved to France. Alone. It turned out to be quite the page-turner. Still is — even when age insists on a part.