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.

It’s been a while since we have sent you a newsletter, but it’s almost the New Year so we’re back with a new format that we hope you will like.

Our aim is to send you a digest of our favourite website posts each month, along with a few hints and tips for your website.

picture2011 was a fine year

It’s been a good year for our Brittany and Pays de la Loire information and blogging site. 58% more traffic, lots of stuff happening in 2012, and a nudge towards social media and how you can use it to improve your business prospects.

Read the 2011 website report and get connecting


La Bouillabaisse de Marseille in Brittany

Every French person knows how to serve Bouillabaisse de Marseille, but in Brittany it would be considered sacrilege not to use local ingredients when cooking

Read on to find out how bouillabaisse is served….in Brittany!

Another Sunday another concert

Between gigs in Perros Guirec and Guingamp for the Christmas season, and trying to deal with problems linked to his son’s roofing apprenticeship, Simon Pocock never stops

Read about the problems encountered by Simon’s son during his apprenticeship


The House of Wooden Santas – a story by Kevin Major

In May of this year, Sarah-Jane and Gérald welcomed the writer Kevin Major and his wife Anne to La Bellevue, where they enjoyed many happy moments over a glass of wine during summery barbecues

Read about Kevins’s moving Christmas story

Until next time… we wish all our readers, contributors and clients the greatest possible 2012 and look forward to hearing from as many of you as possible.

We’re still looking for guest bloggers, so please let me know if you would like to contribute your own articles. It’s free, easy, and fun, and is a great way of enhancing your online profile.

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