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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?

Iona has just found a young bird.


What is this bird

It must have fallen out of its nest.

Its legs were completed tangled up with string.

Whist I set to work untangling the string, Iona made a ‘nest’ complete with straw, water and some cooked chicken, seeing as we didn’t have any live mice !!

We have put the bird in the shed. I do hope it flies away tonight…

Can anyone identify this bird?

Iona and Joe have had all their bird books out but we can’t be sure… is it an owl or a falcon / hawk type bird?

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