A lunar calendar to improve my gardening skills

Does the lunar calendar work for planting fruit, vegetables, flowers, for sowing seeds, or for simply gardening? What is the Calendrier Lunaire? 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.

Mushroom picking in France

In France, mushroom picking, or “la cueillette des champignons”, is practically a national sport during the Autumn season. However, there are guidelines to follow before wandering through the woods.

Pineau … or Pinot? Do you know the difference?

Pineau is a delicious alcoholic drink which comes from the Charentes region of France. It is a fortified wine made from 3 parts grape juice and 1 part Cognac and, like many great delicacies, was discovered by mistake.

Find out all about Pineau des Charentes

Nadine

I am a UK-based Franco/British national with almost 30 years of customer service experience for a major International airline. I am now enjoying a new lease of life as admin and content manager as well as English-French-English website translator for DMJ Computer Services, a long-established web development company that specialises in WordPress. My own work ethic of hard work and supreme customer service fit well with those of DMJ, and I look forward to developing my career further. Whilst already fluent in French and English, I am currently studying for the Chartered Institute of Linguists' Diploma in Translation.

Mushroom picking in France

Mushroom picking in France

In France, mushroom picking, or “la cueillette des champignons”, is practically a national sport during the Autumn season. However, there are guidelines to follow before wandering through the woods.

Le golf en Bretagne et Pays de la Loire

Le golf en Bretagne et Pays de la Loire

La Bretagne et les Pays de la Loire offrent un vaste choix de superbes parcours de golf à la portée de tous les niveaux et de toutes les bourses. Nous vous donnons ici un aperçu de quelques parcours régionaux, leurs équipements et les services qu’ils proposent.