Have you ever wondered what it would be like to move abroad and start a new life in a different country? If so, I have just the book for you. What have we got Toulouse? by Nikki McArthur (aka A Mother in France) is the true story of an ordinary British family who swapped their run-of-the-mill life in South East England for a far from ordinary life in a mill in South West France.
Here’s what some readers have said about What have we got Toulouse?
- “What a fascinating and informative book this is, whether or not you are planning to move to France”
- “A wonderful, wonderful book – I loved it!”
- “An excellent read”
- “Inspirational and an enjoyable read”
- “Beautifully written, full of humour”
About the Book
Uncovering the thought processes behind why the family decided to move to France and how they went about it, the book reveals how to prepare for a move abroad, house hunting tips and the buying process.
Discover what it was like when they arrived, the main difficulties they faced with settling in as a family, renovation challenges and their experiences of developing a business and making a living. Follow the ups and downs of family life in France from pregnancy and childbirth through to adulthood with fascinating details on education, health, cultural differences and raising bilingual children.
An intriguing mixture of facts backed by true life experiences and comparisons, What have we got Toulouse? is a compelling read for anyone interested in or considering moving abroad.
Format: Ebook, paperback (199 pages) Publisher:
Publication date: 4th April 2020 Genre: Memoir, Travel
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About the Author
In 2004 Nikki McArthur, along with her husband and three children, traded her life as an IT trainer and hotelier in the UK for the good life in rural South West France.
She now has five children, is a freelance proof reader, runs a retreat and holiday let business, a garden centre and landscaping business, and has also found the time to pursue her love for writing. Nikki is currently writing a series of books, the first of which What have we got Toulouse? was released in April 2020.
A dedicated mother, natural helper and organiser, Nikki enjoys sharing the knowledge and experience she’s gained over the years which has been her drive for writing. Her practical and down to earth approach to life shines through in her work and is popular with her regular followers. She uses her organisational skills to arrange fund-raising events at her garden centre and home for various charities.