What To Read


Thirty Chic Days – A Book Review

Over the years, I’ve been lucky enough to discover so many fellow bloggers who are as fascinated as I am with the French lifestyle and the French woman’s sense of ‘joie de vivre’. One of these is New Zealand’s Fiona Ferris. I became aware of Fiona’s work thanks to Tonya Leigh’s French Kiss Life site. For […]


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Paris Letters – A Book Review

One of the best things about our (not so) recent trip was the amount of reading I was able to squeeze in. Unfortunately, reading for pleasure seems to have virtually disappeared from my everyday life. Sometimes I have to force myself to read just so I can share the Distant Francophile book reviews! But while […]


The French Beauty Solution – A Book Review

I think I’ve mentioned before that my very favourite skincare is created by the French brand Caudalie. I always come home from France with a stack of Caudalie products. While I am occasionally unfaithful – usually trying different skincare brands when I run out of Caudalie, which is not readily available in Australia – I […]

Mathilde Thomas' The French Beauty Solution