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.

Reminiac annual Newsletter

Annual Newsletter

Every five years the mayor carries out a population census of the inhabitants of Reminiac. The results are published in the mayor’s annual newsletter, ‘La vie communale’.

When the census began in 1911 there were 693 people living in Reminiac. Since then, at EVERY census the population of our small rural village has declined. There are now just 341 people living in Reminiac.

In just 100 years the population has halved.

Of course there are reasons for this, farms are becoming larger and are less labour intensive so naturally people are migrating to the towns and cities to find work.

But, what will become of rural life in 100 or 200 years?, Will it disappear?, Eventually will we all live in towns and cities?

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