I recently gave an interview to the book site AllAuthor which was fun. Here's the blurb: A freelance editor and an entrepreneur, Nikki McArthur is the author of What have we got Toulouse. Nikki is a natural story-teller. Her writing makes you feel as if you are travelling along with her. On occasions, she writes … Continue reading AllAuthor Interview
Thieves oil has a traditional reputation for having an all round protection with powerful antiviral and anti bacterial properties. Here's what I'm using to help protect my family in these difficult times.
Women’s Voices South West France will launch their new book – “I’ve got something to say” - on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2020 at 3pm at Cinema Lelano, Lalanne-Trie 65220.
On Saturday 23rd March 2019, I got up at 3am to get the 7am flight from Toulouse to London to participate in the march for a People's Vote. You could say "why", you could say "would they have noticed if there was just one less person?" Sometimes you have to stand up and be … Continue reading A Mother in France marches for a Peoples Vote
I’m often asked what my day job is (even my kids aren't sure) and each time I stumble to answer that question. I have so many it’s difficult to say which is the main one and my role in each of these enterprises is somewhat diverse…. So, to help me answer this question, I’ve tried … Continue reading What does “A Mother in France” do for a living?
I’m British and I live in France – how can I not have an opinion on Brexit? No matter whether you voted for Brexit or not, I don’t think anyone can deny that it is breaking Britain in two. Just the mention of “The B Word” really does fire people up with either dread, fear … Continue reading The “B” Word
A little over ten years ago, we were busy preparing for our big move. We were full of anticipation and raring to go. We had battled our way through huge obstacles in selling our property in the UK and it felt we would never achieve our goal of moving to France. Despite the difficulties though, … Continue reading 10 TIPS I’D GIVE MYSELF BEFORE MOVING TO FRANCE
My French neighbours had very kindly given us a bag of their home grown cauliflower this week. So far I've made cauliflower cheese (a bit boring) and Brown Rice with Vegetables which is an old Delia Smith recipe that I’ve adapted from our vegetarian days. It’s brown rice (surprisingly enough) with onions, carrots and bacon … Continue reading Home Grown Cauliflower Soup