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English artist, Francophile living in France, curious and eclectic. I try to make life interesting and am waiting to see what is going to happen next. I wrote under the name of Les Trois Chenes on HubPages and Squidoo and have added BLouw to the list.

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  • Ten Reasons to Buy a Property in France After Brexit
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    Ten Reasons to Buy a Property in France After Brexit

    3 days ago

    Why is it a good idea for Brits to buy property in France after Brexit? 10 good reasons why British people (or anyone) would consider buying a home and moving to France for a better and cheaper life.

  • Acrylic Paint Mediums
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    Acrylic Paint Mediums

    8 months ago

    What are Acrylics and Acrylic Paint Mediums and how do you use acrylic paints and acrylic medium? Acrylic Paint Gift Box Set make ideal gifts for artists. Advantages of acrylic paint.

  • The Lovers of Harry Selfridge
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    The Lovers of Harry Selfridge

    17 months ago

    Harry Selfridge had many lovers Victoria Sackville, Gaby Deslys, Alice Delysia, Anna Pavlova, The Dolly Sisters, Syrie Barnardo Wellcome, (Syrie Maugham) Elinor Glyn , Isadora Duncan, Marcelle Rogez

  • Jam Making Equipment
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    Jam Making Equipment

    15 months ago

    What do you need to make jam? This is a list of jam making equipment for perfect jam and jelly including jam pan, jam thermometer, jam funnel, ladle, home made jam labels, balance scales - everything!

  • Who Killed Cock Robin
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    Who Killed Cock Robin

    2 years ago

    Who Killed Cock Robin? This is a children's nursery rhyme that goes back to the 16th centrury. Nobody know what Who Killed Cock Robin really means. It is not very popular now as a book for children.

  • Mr Selfridge
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    Mr Selfridge

    2 years ago

    Shopping Seduction and Mr Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead is the biography of Harry Gordon Selfridge. It tells the story of a king of retail and commerce, family man and womaniser who came to a sad end.

  • Royal Baby Boy Names
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    Royal Baby Boy Names

    2 days ago

    Another royal baby on the way for William and Kate, another royal baby boy name? Prince George Alexander Louis Will have a little brother or sister - choosing a name for the new royal baby time!

  • Christmas Pie Plate Gift Ideas
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    Christmas Pie Plate Gift Ideas

    22 months ago

    A Christmas pie plate is just perfect for adding a bit of extra Christmas cheer to the dinner table. A plate for festive dishes, quiche dishes, fun Christmas pottery or stylish seasonal china.

  • What is Crying?
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    What is Crying?

    15 months ago

    Why do we cry? What is cryingexactly and why do we cry? Do animals cry too or is crying just something humans do? So many questions just crying out to be answered so stop crying ad find out more.

  • Famous Artists Paintings in Yellow
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    Famous Artists Paintings in Yellow

    13 months ago

    Yellow paintings are so cheerful, but who painted in yellow why did famous artists paint pictures in the colour yellow? What does yellow mean? Can yellow and other colors affect our emotions?

  • Tour Eiffel Tower
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    Tour Eiffel Tower

    22 months ago

    Tour Eiffel or the Eiffel Tower, iconic symbol of Paris, France, was built by the French engineer Gustave Eiffel. You can take a tour of the Eiffel Tower, find out about art, science and the tower.

  • Miss Garnets Angel by Salley Vickers
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    Miss Garnets Angel by Salley Vickers

    2 years ago

    Miss Garnet's Angel by Salley Vickers is the charming tale of a spinsterish woman and her trip to Venice where she finds her Guardian Angel, love and adventure in the picture of Tobias and the angel.

  • The Easter Egg Hunt
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    The Easter Egg Hunt

    5 months ago

    Easter Egg hunts are such fun for kids but you need the clues! These are Easter eggs hunt clues suitable for young tenagers. How to organise a hunt for Easter eggs and how to write rhyming clues.

  • The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter
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    The Tailor of Gloucester by Beatrix Potter

    21 months ago

    One of the most charming tales by Beatrix Potter set at Christmas time, is the luxuriant story of The Tailor of Gloucester. Children and adults will love the beautiful language and illustrations.

  • Christmas Gifts for Cognac Lovers
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    Christmas Gifts for Cognac Lovers

    2 years ago

    Best Christmas gifts for Cognac and brandy lovers: cognac glasses, cognac posters and even a visit to the town in South West France for a Cognac vacation where you can see how cognac brandy is made..

  • The Hare With Amber Eyes
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    The Hare With Amber Eyes

    22 months ago

    The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal is an amazing family history, their rise to riches, suffering under Hitler and final triumph, all told through the travels of a collection of netsuke.

  • My Favorite Salt Shaker and Pepper Grinder
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    My Favorite Salt Shaker and Pepper Grinder

    2 years ago

    A combination salt and pepper shaker and grinder really is a must-have kitchen gadget. My chef'n salt and pepper mill lasted me years. Great gift for a cook.

  • My Favourite Fall Marrow Recipes
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    My Favourite Fall Marrow Recipes

    10 months ago

    Vegetable marrow recipes for marrow jam, marrow cakes, marrow soup, marrow salads, vegetables, muffins - a recipe for marrow for ever occasion! Marrows are squash - over grown zucchini or courgettes.

  • What to Pack for a Trip to France
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    What to Pack for a Trip to France

    2 years ago

    Do you know what to pack for a trip to France? What will the weather be like? Not always hot in August, cold in November! Learn how to travel light and pack clever for your French or European vaction

  • French Pedicure - 10 Steps To Pretty Feet
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    French Pedicure - 10 Steps To Pretty Feet

    2 years ago

    A French pedicure is a great way to younger looking pretty feet. Tidy up your toe nails for summer and get yourself a pair of beautiful summer feet. Easy to do a French manicure or pedicure yourself!

  • Limousin Oak Barrels
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    Limousin Oak Barrels

    2 years ago

    Limousin is famous for oak woods which are harves

  • Oradour sur Glane - Martyr Village
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    Oradour sur Glane - Martyr Village

    5 months ago

    Oradour sur Glane in Limousin, France is a martyr village destroyed in the World War II and kept as a monument to the horrors of war. Nazi soldiers massacred almost all French Villagers in 1944

  • The Name Barbara
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    The Name Barbara

    2 years ago

    What does the name Barbara mean? Who are famous Barbara's? When is Barbara Saints Day? Who is Saint Barbara? Where is Santa Barbara? Find out more about name meanings barbara, name gifts for Barbara.

  • Pencil Drawing - How to Get Started
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    Pencil Drawing - How to Get Started

    2 years ago

    How to draw with pencils? Here are a few art school tips on how to get started with pencil drawing and how to really bring you pencil drawings to life.

  • The Pillars Of The Earth by Ken Follett
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    The Pillars Of The Earth by Ken Follett

    22 months ago

    You'll find the Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett a rollicking good story combined with historical intrigue, plotting medieval style and how to build your own cathedral! Architectural bliss.

  • A Black Pearl Valentine Gift for Him and Her
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    A Black Pearl Valentine Gift for Him and Her

    22 months ago

    A black pearl - the ideal sensual Valentine Day gift, for birthdays and special celebration days. Black pearls are perfect as gifts for men and women as black pearl jewellery (jewelry), oysters, love.

  • School of Art - Learn How to Paint and Draw
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    School of Art - Learn How to Paint and Draw

    3 weeks ago

    Welcome to my on-line School of Drawing and Painting. I'm a professional artist trained in painting and drawing. I have experience teaching in schools, colleges and centres of adult education and now I run painting...

  • Black Diamonds by Catherine Bailey
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    Black Diamonds by Catherine Bailey

    9 months ago

    Review of 'Black Diamonds, the Rise and Fall of an English Dynasty', Catherine Bailey. Black diamonds tells the shocking story of coal, exploitation by rich landowners and poverty of the coalminers.

  • Gift Ideas for Francophiles - or Lovers of France
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    Gift Ideas for Francophiles - or Lovers of France

    22 months ago

    Gifts from France and gift ideas for Fracophiles. There are so many wonderful things that come from France and French gifts are perfect for anyone who loves France and the French way of life.

  • Ten Luxury Christmas Gifts For Artists
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    Ten Luxury Christmas Gifts For Artists

    3 years ago

    Are you looking for special gifts for artists? The artist in your life would love a creative gift with that extra touch of luxury - special art materials that are that little bit indulgent.

  • Highgate Cemetery London
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    Highgate Cemetery London

    22 months ago

    Highgate Cemetery in North London is famous for its stone angels, the Highgate vampire and the celebrated people who are buried there: Karl Marx, Stella Gibbons, Radclyffe Hall, & Michael Faraday

  • Best Christmas Gifts for Artists
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    Best Christmas Gifts for Artists

    22 months ago

    Thinking of Christmas gifts for artists? Find some inspired art gifts for the artist in your life. Art materials or painting materials spring to mind but what about a painting holiday in France?

  • All About Angels and Cherubs
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    All About Angels and Cherubs

    15 months ago

    What are Angels? What are Cherubs? (or cherubim plural of cherub ) Angels exist in Christian, muslim and Jewish beliefs, but what is an Angel? They are messengers from God and our guardian angels.

  • Pastry Recipes for Pies from my Grandmothers Kitchen
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    Pastry Recipes for Pies from my Grandmothers Kitchen

    4 years ago

    Yes, this is me 'rolling' pastry in my Granny's kitchen at a very tender age, many years ago, but I still use my Grandmother's pastry recipes. Learning to make pastry was fun and I still enjoy cooking; even more since I...

  • The Remarkable Creatures of Tracy Chevalier
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    The Remarkable Creatures of Tracy Chevalier

    23 months ago

    The Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier is a fabulous read about two Victorial women fossil hunters, Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot. it takes place in Lyme Regis, UK and brings history to life.

  • Chabanais Fall Harvest Festival France
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    Chabanais Fall Harvest Festival France

    15 months ago

    Chabanais fall harvest festival takes place in this small town in the Charente, France. Called Les Journees de la Quintinie after Jean-Baptiste de La Quintinie, gardener to King Louis XIV.

  • Quick and Easy Exotic Turkish Dessert Recipe - Irmik Helvasi
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    Quick and Easy Exotic Turkish Dessert Recipe - Irmik Helvasi

    15 months ago

    Irmik Helvasi is an Easy and Exotic Turkish Dessert that we all love. Dry ingredients economic, delicious; this is a quick and easy pudding made with semolina, coconut, ground almonds and currants.

  • All About Shoes and Feet
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    All About Shoes and Feet

    22 months ago

    Three's something special about feet and shoes - so many people love shoes and feet, yearn for pretty feet, admire a beautiful shoe and adore the foot. what do shoes and feet mean in our cultures?

  • My Name Song
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    My Name Song

    2 years ago

    Do you have a name song? Looking for the name song of someone close to you? A song with her name in would make a very special gift. Charm your girl or guy with music and sing your love to her.

  • How to Line a Cake Tin
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    How to Line a Cake Tin

    8 months ago

    You will need to know how to line a cake tin if you're making a fruit, Christmas cake or large celebration cakes. It's quick and easy and all you need to line the tin is baking paper and scissors.

  • Christmas Cake Traditions
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    Christmas Cake Traditions

    2 years ago

    Christmas cakes are rich in tradition and there are many Christmas customs and traditions connected to the Christmas cake. These are some Christmas cake traditions from the North of England.

  • Grow Your Own Medlars
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    Grow Your Own Medlars

    2 years ago

    Melars are old-fahioned fruits, relatively unknown. You can't buy them easily so why not plant a medlar tree - grow your own medlars. You can make medlar jam and jelly too. How to Grow a Medlar Tree

  • How Not to Choose an English Pointer Puppy
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    How Not to Choose an English Pointer Puppy

    2 years ago

    Molly is our beautiful English pointer. Proud mother of three pointer puppies she lives the good life in Limousin, France. How did we choose our English pointer puppy? Well, thereby hangs a tale ...

  • Scary Stories for Kids at Halloween
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    Scary Stories for Kids at Halloween

    22 months ago

    Looking for some really good scary stories to read to the kids this Halloween? Here are some excellent children's book with a spooky theme. Ghostly stories that won't frighten them to death!

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