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.

Transforming waste pipe

Yesterday morning women with baskets made their way to the village hall.

The other baskets were stuffed with felt for making broaches and small bags, decorative christmassy paper, stiff card and tea lights for making lanterns, canvases and acrylic paints, slates and paper serviettes. Mine had pieces of plastic waste pipe and yellow sandpaper.

Napkin rings made from waste pipe

The president asked us each to present our idea. To be honest I’m not quite sure how to progress these pieces of plastic tubing and I don’t think the other Reminiac women are entirely convinced either !..

I spent the next couple of hours sanding down my plastic rings and tried to ignore the intrigued glances as everyone (including me !!) was wondering what I would do next….

Prototype napkin rings… Not sure how these will be received on Saturday.

I now have an idea forming in my head. Advent calenders from used toilet rolls

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