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In the mood to shop, shop, shop..

photo from here

Bonjour from a very sunny SW France,

I have just about finished all my cleaning duties, after which, I am planning on doing some serious shopping.
French Boyfriend has had a run on antique French chandeliers and as none left in the shop. I have decided that I would like another one as I am in the mood to decorate.

I can think of nothing nicer than spending an afternoon shopping for chandeliers....

à très bientôt, Leeann x


  1. So enjoy your blog. Please share pic of your new chandelier!

  2. Hi Leeann,

    Good luck shopping for chandeliers.
    Safe travels and look forward to maybe catching up over here.

  3. Where do you go for chandeliers ? I like the brocante beside the old bridge at Ste Foy la Grande. They always have an unusual collection. Good luck with the hunt.

    1. We normally start at CBA which is on the route to Bergerac as they have had some fabulous ones in the past. We have found a few at the passage in Bordeaux and also at the Hangar which is a few minutes walk from the possage. Drouot online is fabulous and you have to be careful not to get carried away with bidding :-)

      BFN, Leeann x


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