Covid complications causing concerns

Martin and Nadine haven’t been to France since January, and Covid complications certainly are an issue and a constant worry. It seems sorting out a ferry crossing isn’t the only hurdle. Is it better to go or to cancel?

Requirements for driving in France – Breath Test Kits

On 1st July 2012, a law was introduced in France: all drivers had to carry a breath test kit in their car. Find out why and if or how that law was implemented. Read more about the driving requirements in France.

Kouign-amann vs Lardy cake

Kouign-amann is a beautiful, buttery, traditional Breton cake. During the current lockdown, unable to travel to Brittany, we have found an alternative: the British lardy cake. Read on.

Exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France

Is it possible or indeed practical to buy a LHD car in the UK, originally registered in Poland, and then import it to France? Are there guidelines to be followed?

Driving in France

In recent years, travelling across to the continent and driving in France has become increasingly easy for Brits, but there are laws and regulations to bear in mind while driving abroad.

What a place to live—–just been for a superb walk around a large lake near Hede which also boasts 11 locks on the canal and Emmaus, great for second hand furniture (especially if you like C18th+) It is a charity started by l’Abbe Pierre. Lots of junk too.

Where are all the dog walkers-in England it would be packed especially with Crufts, our vet hadn’t even heard of it!

Back to our gites and numerous pet animals, some brought over from England 5 years ago—we did it inspite of DEFRA (don’t give up)!

What to do with our Kune Kune who has a fractured shoulder and cannot walk?

Should we buy an Alpaca, are they easy to look after?

Must get the two mini shetlands in tonight,trying to break Cindra into being happy with a saddle-any advice welcome.

My final thought is why do French families so often holiday near to home!

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