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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 NormandyGood to be back in France after a hectic couple of weeks back in Blighty where we had a reunion with some relatives from Australia and stayed in an interesting converted windmill in East Sussex. I’m now gearing up for the Anglo Info ‘Living, working and enjoying life in Brittany’ Exhibition in Josselin on Saturday and Sunday, where I’m having an Usborne Book Stall. My latest team member Karen who joined Usborne last week is also going to be helping me, so we hope to book lots of Home Parties in the run up to Christmas.

On Wednesday I am doing a reading workshop and Usborne Book Sale in ‘Elizabeille’ in Laurenan. Drop in anytime from from 2.30-5.30 for storytelling, and crafts for kids.

For anyone interested in Fish and Chips, a van will be coming to ‘Elizabeille’ on the first Saturday of every month, starting this Saturday at 19.00.

We have just about got the house straight now although I still need to sort the office out with all my various bits of paperwork. My other big news is that I’ve gone really technological and have got Skype! I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to get it- it’s fab!

On a completely different note, does anyone know anyone who has some knowledge about clocks? We have bought our grandmother clock over and although it was working perfectly before, it now stops, so I could do with someone to have a look at it. Any advice gratefully received!

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