Born in France, Solange regularly returns to the country to visit relatives and research features. For this issue, she travelled to France’s most southern mainland department, Pyrénées-Orientales. Turn to page 20 to read more about this sunny part of France with its rich history and culture.
Sue is a writer, allotment gardener, fiddle player and champion Victoria sandwich maker who lives in the Cotswolds with her husband, Phil and two children. This month, she interviews Debbie Hewitt and Andy Read about their new life in Poitou-Charentes where they have a street food van. Read their story on page 30.
Freelance designer Mark has more than 18 years experience in the publishing industry. He spent eight years as art director at News International before becoming a freelancer. This issue, we sadly bid Mark au revoir, after nine months on Living France, as well as our sister title FRANCE Magazine.