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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?

Usborne books representative in Brittany and NormandyOK, so tomorrow afternoon the truck is arriving to take our furniture to France. We will be setting off on Wednesday and then the furniture arrives at our house in Mohon on Thursday. I must admit, I”m beginning to feel very nervous!

We managed to see the accountant last week and I”ve just had an email to say that my auto-entrepreneur application is being processed, with my official start date being 1st August. Just trying to tie up lose ends with my Usborne business in the UK.

I”ve managed to pack up most things at home- various boxes of differing sizes are now littering the lounge and dining room. Allan is dismantling our large wardrobe and bed tomorrow morning so we can get it downstairs. I think I”m going to find it hard to sleep tonight!

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