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.

Today we received a letter from the vet.

Pet Vaccination Reminder

We are advised that, Tess, our aging hound, is due some vaccinations before the 19th January.

I find it extraordinary that we should get vaccination reminders for the dog and yet there are ABSOLUTELY no reminders about human vaccinations.

It is the parents responsibility to have their children vaccinated against all diseases, which we should all be aware off… and that they should be vaccinated against these diseases within the correct time frames.

There are no helpful reminders, like the one Tess has just received from our Doctor.

So, who says the French don’t care for their dogs?

The worrying thought is …do the French care more for their dogs than their children?

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