Barbara and her husband finally moved to France in 2014 after owning their home in Paule since 2003. Barbara retired from a 44-year career as a nurse in 2012, and is now enjoying her life of DIY, gardening and various craft activities, including machine knitting, sewing and crochet. Her other main passion is amateur dramatics and she has recently been elected Chairperson of the AIKB-supported amateur dramatic group 'La Troupe Arlequin'.