A recipe for disaster. Take one bored suburban couple, add two children and an old dog and plunge into deep France. Bring to the boil and simmer for seven years until reduced to poverty, then combine with a good pinch of bad luck, a few ghosts and a suspected murder et voila !
When the Picketts sold their cosy home in Birmingham and bought a bad tempered old town house on a whim they were completely unprepared for the challenges that lay ahead. This is their story of chasing a dream to the South Vendée, and back again.