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.

French 2cv - Best car in the World

Best car in the World

The Citroën garage have called. The MOT garage will not perform a MOT without a Certificat de Conformité.

Yes, I know that.

– ‘What shall I do? You won’t issue a Certificat de Conformité without a Controle Technique (MOT)?’ I ask

– ‘I don’t know Madame, but you must come and collect the 2CV’.

So, the 2CV is now back home. There is always more than one way to skin a cat…..

I have two avenues to explore :-

1. Are there any other companies that can issue a Certificat de Conformité? I will do some internet research today…

2. Is there a MOT garage in Brittany that will perform a MOT on a car with British registration documents? I will make some phone calls this morning…

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