Buying a holiday home in France was something which Penelope had wanted to do for years, but when it finally happens the experience doesn't go as smoothly as anticipated.Trouble starts when Penelope's boyfriend leaves her for the attractive French woman living next door. On top of the chaotic situation developing abroad, Penelope has family and work issues at home to deal with and a pressing need to re-organise her life - including the distinct lack of any romantic prospects.This is a wryly comical tale of a single woman trying to find her place in the world. . . .