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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?

Order of Service at a French Catholic Baptism

Order of Service

Today François arrived with the Order of Service.

This is all very new to me. I have been inside a catholic church let alone attended a Mass.

It all looks pretty straightforward. Then the bombshell.

Ҏicole, would you like to read the reading?

Whoa. My head was screaming “Just say NO”. Reading in a church in front of people you don’t know, in French. Just say NO.

François must have seen the horror on my face. If you don’t want to do it, I can ask Olivier, the godfather.

Yes please. Relief swept over me.

I wonder, will there be incense?

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