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.

Mark has just started refitting a new kitchen into La Maison Orange.

La Maison Orange is located in a tiny hamlet with four other houses inhabited by three widows.

They love Mark working in La Maison Orange, and all three of them troop in to see him every day to check up on his progress !!

Melanie, the youngest at 79, has been known to offer him a lunchtime whisky for ‘la force’ !

Today Mark came home with five enormous bunches of grapes and a huge bowl of peaches from Melanie’s garden… absolutely delicious.

Breton peaches

Breton peaches

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