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.

Splashing-Fun

Splashing-Fun

Iona and Joe have broken up from school. They now have 9 weeks of uninterrupted, well almost uninterrupted, play…

During the holidays, French school children are expected to ensure that they have fully understood everything that they have learnt in the previous school year.

Holidays...What holidays?

Holidays…What holidays?

To this end, in every supermarket, you will see racks and racks of “Cahiers de Vacances”, for every school year, from the Maternelle (age 3) to the Terminale (final year at college, age 17-18).

These workbooks consolidate the school syllabus and are designed to highlight any issues that your child may have.

Should there be any problems, there are specific workbooks available for each subject, say, French grammar, maths, etc…

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