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What Dogs really talk about

by Nick da Costa, an extract . . .

The Dogs were talking. As usual, they were sitting around the base of the old oak tree in the early evening.

There was Whitman, a Springer Spaniel, who – having been named after an American poet – affected an air of quiet superiority and […]

New Winter Ski Routes from BA

As summer temperatures continue to rise across the UK, British Airways is launching two cool new ski routes for winter and more flights available from Heathrow for under £40 than ever before.

The new Heathrow flights to Grenoble, perfectly located for access to some of Europe’s best ski resorts will depart on Saturdays from […]

What Brexit answers do we have one year on from the referendum?

By Rob Kay, Senior Partner, Blevins Franks

In the aftermath of the UK general election’s unexpected outcome, we reach the milestone of one year since Britain voted to leave the EU. What do we know today about how Brexit might affect expatriates in France?

Has the UK election changed anything for Brexit?

Faced with a […]

Fed up of Unwanted Sales Calls? Here Some Simple Ways to Stop Them

by Bob Elliott

There is nothing more irritating that being interrupted by an unwanted sales call, but there are several things you can do to prevent being called.

If you are about to have a new line installed now is the time to decide if being ex-directory is right for you. It is a […]

Before the meltdown from BA, they announced new services and benefits. . . they were trying . . .

British Airways launched new summer sun flights from seven UK and Irish airports continuing its growth of regional flying. Prices in economy start at just £29 or customers can choose the airline’s Club Europe cabin offering lounge access and complementary food and drink.

And for the first time in a decade British Airways flights will […]

Which way are the bees voting in La Présidentielle?

by Kevin Baughen

The current French Presidential election is all over the news right now and given the behaviour of our bees over the last month, we’re beginning to think that they’re aligning themselves to the front-running candidates!

For a start, the recent warm-then cold-then wet-then warm again weather here in the Charente has got […]

Open Gardens / Jardins Ouverts 2017

Why not make this year the year you ‘get involved’?

Now, at the start of its fifth year, Open Gardens/Jardins Ouverts is continuing to develop and extend into more and more départements throughout France. Although the association only started in 2013 with 4 gardens, there are now over 100 gardens to view in France, all […]

Getting Connected in France

by Bob Elliott

A List of Essential Web Sites

Here are the most useful web sites that will help you set up the best services for you. There are many more of course and there are others only your telecom provider has access to as part of the services they offer.

Use this site […]

Get to know the 2017 French tax landscape

An update from Blevins Franks, International Tax & Wealth Management

It is important to keep up to date on the latest tax rates and rules in France, in order to protect yourself from unnecessary taxation.

Income tax

There are no changes to French income tax rates for 2017 (payable on 2016 income). The income tax […]

Linda Shepherd, the Cancer Support Group Founder has died

We’re very sorry to report the death of Linda Shepherd

She was ‘an inspiration to us all’ and her work has helped thousands

Cancer Support France founder, Linda Shepherd, has died at the age of 64 following her own battle with cancer.

She founded the charity in 2002 in Poitou-Charentes after she was diagnosed […]