Category Archives: Holiday with a difference

La Giraudière Takes a Hit from Violent Storm in Brossac

La Giraudière Takes a Hit from Violent Storm in Brossac On Wednesday evening, a whirlwind of destruction blew into La Giraudière as a violent storm hit Brossac and the whole of southwest France. Furious winds at a speed of 160km/hr blew … Continue reading

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Volunteers Wave Goodbye to Life in the French Countryside

Volunteers Wave Goodbye to Life in the French Countryside In addition to the new volunteers we have just welcomed, we have also sadly had to bid farewell to some valuable members of our team at La Giraudière who left the … Continue reading

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La Giraudière Volunteer Night Out at Fète De Musique Barbezieux

La Giraudière Volunteer Night Out at Fète De Musique Barbezieux After a fabulous dinner at the local restaurant Le Samtho at Place de l’Eglise in the village of Brossac Saturday evening, six volunteers headed out for a night on the town … Continue reading

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Volunteers at La Giraudière for the 2018 season (part 2)

Emily – Nottingham, England Emily is a university student in Birmingham and is currently on her year abroad. Studying French as her degree, she hopes to practice the language as well as helping others to learn. Throughout her time at … Continue reading

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First Volunteers at La Giraudière for the 2018 season

Welcome, again, to the 2018 volunteers season at La Giraudière! We thought it would be a nice touch for you to get to know a little bit more about the first volunteers here for this season. Rhona – Aberdeen, Scotland Rhona … Continue reading

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