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.

Tag: book

September’s gone!!!

Good 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.

Fish and Chips, Elizabeille and Skype. Read more from Philippa…

Library Membership in France

Do libraries exist any more? I can see the huge advantages if an ipad, no heavy books to carry around, no storage problems, paper usage is reduced and new ‘books’ can be immediately downloaded. But.. It isn’t quite the same reading a book on a screen. Confession. We have lived in France for almost nine years and I haven’t yet even been into a French library. Shocking.

How do Nicola\’s experiences of library and other public services in France compare with your own? Read more and let us know…