Angel Strawbridge made an honest comment about feeling ‘uncomfortable’ living abroad

Francesca Shillcock

Flee to the Chateau star Angel Strawbridge is back on our screens for a new series of beloved show on Channel 4. But before the return of the new season, the presenter and star honestly expressed about feeling “uncomfortable” shortly after moving to France in 2015.

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While appearing on the Netmums podcast, Sweat, Mucus and Tears, the mother of two admitted that soon after moving to France, she and Dick felt they did not “fit in” with local families.

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“When we first moved here we started being invited to a lot of dinner parties,” she started, adding: “I felt really uncomfortable because it wasn’t really my thing!”

Explaining more about the “Chateau Set” they felt removed from, he recalled a conversation with his wife, Dick: “I said to Dick one night, ‘Are you having a nice time?’ And he was like, ‘No!’ “

He continued: “‘Then why are we doing this? We don’t have to say yes to everyone!'”

The couple moved to their Chateau in North France in 2015 and despite Angel admitting that they had moved away earlier, the family has been a picture of happiness ever since and will document their incredible journey and home renovation. on their show on Channel 4.

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Dick and Angel moved into their Chateau in 2015

The lifestyle show returned for its eighth series last month and was well received by fans. On social media to give their verdict, someone said: “I always watch it with a smile from ear to ear, just perfect. #Escapetothechateau.” Another echoed the praise, adding: “Watching #EscapeToTheChateau and feeling in complete peace.”

“It makes my Sunday. Thank you Mr and Mrs @dickstrawbridge,” while a third wrote: “Loving #EscapeToTheChateau on a Sunday night! Dick & Angel are just so clever and crafty! (That relish looked amazing!).”

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Discussing the new series, Angel and Dick said in a statement: “It’s hard to believe we started our journey over six years ago. The Chateau has changed and evolved, and we loved every moment, every challenge!

“We are very humbled to have the opportunity to continue sharing our adventures. 2021 has been an interesting and unusual year. With weddings and events still on hold, we have been busy dealing with the long list of ‘do’ and spend quality time together. as a family. “

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