Update – Spring & Summer 2019

Update – Spring & Summer 2019

A couple of months ago, there was a knock on the door which lead to us smiling like Cheshire Cats for the rest of the day… week… actually, we’re still smiling from ear to ear today! The previous owner of the property that is now Studio Faire had failed to obtain...
Our first creative course at Studio Faire

Our first creative course at Studio Faire

This week saw us open our doors for the first time to host a 1 day course : Mastering Portraiture with Colin Usher, An inspiring photographic day class at Studio Faire in Nérac. Two great students attended, Janey & Fiona, who were so enthusiastic that it made for...
French Property News

French Property News

Last September, I was invited to write an article for French Property News, so I put pen to paper to share our personal experience of trying to buy a property in France from the UK. Much has happened since, but you may be interested in reading about our journey up to...
How to Integrate & Celebrate

How to Integrate & Celebrate

Four months after moving to the Lot-et-Garonne in South West France we finally felt able to have a house-warming party (*la crémaillère). Why did it take us so long? Well, we needed to make some friends first so that we had someone to invite. It was a huge success...
The Many Faces of Rachel McCrum

The Many Faces of Rachel McCrum

I actually met Rachel McCrum yonks ago. Around 6 years I think. I thought she was really cool! Strikingly handsome, with traditionally Irish pale skin and (at present anyway) cropped jet black hair (could well be suicide blond by the time you read this though!)....
The Scottish photographer and his lost love … photographie.

The Scottish photographer and his lost love … photographie.

I never fell out of love with my first love, I think I may have neglected it for a while though. Summer 2015 saw me diving head-first back into my original creative passion of photography and I have never been so energised or animated. Then… I moved to Edinburgh...