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Back On The Lash hits

A review of the action from Friday's reunion in Cheltenham where Back On The Lash landed the Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase.Lash justifies favoritismBack On The Lash stayed solidly up the hill to win a thrilling race for the…

Best ski hotels for 2021

After 20 years in Paris, Sandrine (lawyer) and Xavier Lecharny (who worked in advertising before training as a chef) arrived in the Hautes Alpes in 2007 to create their first guest room, La Maison du Guil, concocting an evening tasting…

Each cottage should have a copy

Photo © Perry Taylor Combine a talented illustrator and a hint of British eccentricity. Add a dose of rural Biscay and you soon have a unique recipe - cartoons and drawings that make the French laugh at themselves. That's all…

What distinguishes a gîte?

Former Professor Alistair Sawday has become the bed and breakfast guru with his B&B and Special Places to Stay series. He tells Jacqueline Karp what makes a gite specialWhat makes a bed and breakfast special for you?I like a place to…