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.

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:

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