Frances Lawson was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1955. She is a direct descendent of the Libeau family, one of the original French families who left Rochefort, France in 1840 to found a colony in Akaroa, New Zealand. Frances is a member of the Libeau Descendants Society of NZ. She remains passionate about her French origins and would like to become a French citizen. Originally a teacher, she spent many years in the commercial and local government sectors before moving to France in 2010.
A past contributor to New Zealand Geographic, she is author of the popular blog To the Ends of the Earth. When she's not writing she's teaching English, taking photographs, public speaking, gardening or adding to her bucket list. It's clear the adventure has only begun.
She can be contacted via the book site www.followmyheart.co or her blog To the Ends of the Earth at http://francesbigadventure.blogspot.com
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Follow My Heart
by Frances Lawson
A series of negative events forces Frances to refocus on what she wants from life. Despite the risks, she sets off with hope in her heart to make a new life in France. What she finds is more than she imagined. Changing a life to this extent means there is no going back to a former life. Even her birthplace is irrevocably changed forever. Contains photographs of France.
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