Author Archives: La Giraudiere

About La Giraudiere

The whole idea of the La Giraudiere project is for people of all backgrounds, all ages, all nationalities to have the chance to live together learn about each others lifestyle exchange their knowledge, experiences and skills whilst living and working together in France and at the same time helping, improving and adding to the Project for those to come in the future. To see the different types of volunteers work that has been done and what is still required visit our website

Flowers in Bloom Brightening up La Giraudière

La Giraudière Springs into Life Here at La Giraudière, we take great pride in our landscape and we try to ensure it is always well maintained. As part of this, we have numerous flowers that bloom at all different times throughout … Continue reading

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A Change of Plan for the Volunteers

A Last Minute Plan Change for the Volunteers Friday the 11th of May, a working day… Right? WRONG! The 4 remaining volunteers and Paul took a day off to enjoy the sunny weather while it lasted (not very long) and … Continue reading

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A Successful Weekend at La Giraudière

This past weekend the Volunteers enjoyed a vibrant Tahitian dinner that the local activities committee put together here in Brossac. Between the three course meal there was dancing by local citizens who had taken time to train with a Tahitian … Continue reading

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An Emotional Goodbye to Angel!

Our 5th Volunteer of the Season Flies the Nest. Angel, our very first Puerto Rican volunteer, sadly leaves us this evening. During his three week stay at La Giraudière, Angel has been a great help with decorating our lobby, removing … Continue reading

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Sporting activities for volunteers in France – Tennis Club Brossac

Sporting activities for volunteers in France On Tuesday of this week, two of the volunteers, Colin from Australia and Rhona from Scotland joined some of the villagers at the local tennis club in Brossac village. We cycled from La Giraudière … Continue reading

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