TV Stardom

TV Stardom

The 23rd and 24th April of this year were red letter days for Chateau de Bois Giraud. At 1600hrs viewers of Channel Four were able to witness the latest instalment of Escape to the Chateau DIY and for those who were unable to view, the programmes are available on...
Château Television

Château Television

As those of you who are enthusiasts of Channel Four’s Escape to the Château are already aware, Château Bois Giraud is now one of the stars on the new series, Escape to the Château DIY. The first of the four editions was screened on Monday 9th April and one of the many...
Of Gendarmes and Holidays

Of Gendarmes and Holidays

This time of the year always puts me in mind of Louis de Funès – and more particularly Louis de Funès in Le Gendarme de Saint-Tropez. Since neither the actor nor the film would initially appear to have a direct bearing on Château de Bois Giraud, I would ask the reader...
Les cloches de Pâques

Les cloches de Pâques

Easter is less than three weeks away, and I am formulating the idea of creating a hunt for the les oeufs de Paques in the Château grounds. It will not be quite as elaborate as the one held at the  Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte –...
Spring is en-route ..

Spring is en-route ..

The end of winter is finally in sight (although I decline to accept any responsibly if you are reading this in the midst of a blizzard), the clocks will be changing on the 25th March and the flowers are staring to bloom. In other words, spring will soon be with us and...