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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?



I do not use calendars but this year I have spent over 50 euros on some seriously tacky calendars.

I have two from the fire brigade, a Judo one, one from a Cancer charity, a La Poste calendar and two from our insurance company.

France seems to be a country of calendars and they are all 10 euros each.


Another tacky calendar

They are all such good causes and I am unable to say ‘No’ when someone offers me a calendar.

The only answer is NOT to answer the door any more until Christmas is over !!

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