Susana Iwase Hanson

Susana grew up in Asia and California and received a Bachelor’s degree from U.C. Berkeley and a Masters degree in International Marketing from Bradford University in the UK. She moved to Provence in 2002 and learned French. She also speaks Japanese. Susana is active in the village of Cotignac where she is mother to two girls, two cats, and wife to a ski-freak Frenchman. She runs a property management business (Provence Living Consulting) and in her spare time likes to entertain and make sushi whilst drinking lots of locally made rosé wine. Susana also serves Cotignac as an elected official in charge of Communications under Mayor Jean Pierre Véran.

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Victoria Koning

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.” ~ Omar Khayyan

Of English heritage, born-and-bred in South Africa, adores her “kaaskop” hubby (Dutch for cheese-head) and they’re embarking on a new French adventure …
Their favourite past-time is spending what would have been their “children’s college fund” camping, travelling and going on adventures, often in their beloved Land Rover 90 “Muddy Boots”.

The rest of the time Victoria builds websites, does online marketing and PR, teaches computer stuff, helps people where possible, loves gardening and doing DIY.

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