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.

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?

Please help us!

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