News from France – Articles – Course Updates

Find the latest news from France including articles and holiday course updates from John and Alex at L’Age Baston, France.

 
 
  • Honey Bees at Château L’Age Baston

    Honey Bees at Château L’Age Baston

    Despite their publicised recent decline in the UK, we’ve always had lots of honey bees at Château L’Age Baston. When we first came there were old bee hives in the attic and a resident colony in a servant’s bedroom. They […]

     
  • Early Summer at Château L’Age Baston

    Early Summer at Château L’Age Baston

    Well what an interesting Spring and start to the summer season it’s been here at Château L’Age Baston already.  Spring began by pretending to be a hot mid-summer but then the rain came and it all went a bit strange. […]

     
  • The Passing of the Cranes

    The Passing of the Cranes

    I heard the first cranes pass yesterday. The sound of cranes honking overhead still stirs the blood. Especially in that strange bit of late Feb that whispers of spring to come and life stirring underneath. There were two groups of […]

     
  • Ode to L’Age Baston – Poem by Holly West

    Ode to L’Age Baston – Poem by Holly West

    A poem written by a guest called Holly West, September 2011. Ode to L’Age Baston The month I came to heaven This little rhyme Tells of the time I stayed with Alex and John At the wonderful L’Age Baston We […]