Why second hand doesn’t mean second rate at French jumble sales

Bridget Jones’ fans will recognise that “vg” stands for ‘very good’… unless they live in our French neck of the woods. Here, any handwritten sign stuck up by the road with the letters ‘VG’ followed by a date and location means only one thing: it’s bargain-hunting time! Yes, in south-west France, spring means a return […]