Exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France

Tracey, a British expat living in Brittany, contacted us to ask the following question: I am thinking of exporting a UK-bought LHD car to France. The car would be registered in Poland. Is this possible? How difficult would it be? EXPORTING A UK BOUGHT LHD CAR TO...

Driving in France

In recent years, travelling to the continent and driving in France has become increasingly easy for Brits. Both the Channel Tunnel and the various ferry companies offer numerous options. We live in Swindon and usually use the Portsmouth - Le Havre crossing. It offers...

Mushroom picking in France

Autumn, mushroom picking season Mid-October is upon us, and autumn is already well on its way... glorious golden colours abound in the countryside. A real feast for the senses: bright yellows, oranges, rich reds and browns so pleasing to the eye. The earthy and musty...

Pineau … or Pinot? Do you know the difference?

What is the difference between Pineau and Pinot? When I first met my wife's family in France, I had never heard of Pineau. When I did hear of it, I thought people were referring to Pinot – as in Pinot Grigio, which I love! But I did not realise there is a great...

Mushrooming in Monteneuf forest

An unexpected visitor (original post by Nicola) I had never thought of mushrooming in Monteneuf forest until yesterday when there was a terrific storm in the Ploërmel area. I had just put another log on the fire this afternoon when there was a knock at the door. Since...

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: www.famillecoe.fr

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