Bonneau Services

Comprehensive translation, interpreting, relocation and administrative services. Your Helping Hand in Brittany / France.

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?

A new Brit in Morbihan! 2 My friend, Robert Coe, moved near Sarzeau in August with his French wife Sabine and 2 children. Starting a new life is the aim for this lovely family. What a brave and exciting adventure for them all!

Robert is currently taking French lessons 3 times a week, while Sabine works as a language tutor. She speaks fluent English, French and Spanish, and has left behind a successful career as a photographer. Robert worked for 8 years as System Administrator at Nationwide Building Society. He is currently looking for a position either in Sarzeau, the Vannes area or even working from home. Robert has over 20 years’ experience in total. These include Customer Service & Administration, IT systems management – PeopleSoft Financials & Hyperion ARM and processes management, VBA Macro and Microsoft Office skills.

Above all, this true English gentleman is a hardworking and dedicated family man, flexible and versatile. His field of expertise and experience lie in Banking, Manufacturing and Logistics Industry.

In conclusion, starting a new life is the challenge for this charming family. They are determined to make this incredible change a success. So, if you would like to follow their adventure, please visit their blog at:

Please help us!

If you found this useful, please let your friends know by sharing it here...