Covid-friendly Locations in the South of France: Swimming Lakes

Ah, 2020. Who knew come the holidays we’d still be living our own version of confinement! Obviously lots of people are travelling and there are tourists everywhere. While there is an increase in people locally I would say it’s mostly holiday home owners; the numbers are down, which is good news for those of us […]

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A New Blog – and a New Post

Finally! I’ve managed to find time to set up this blog as a self-hosted WordPress site; a task that’s been on my to-do list more or less since I started it up on the free platform. You can find it here: https://www.aleapintothevoid.com I’ve been playing with the layout and the template and there will be […]

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How to Swap your UK Driving License for a French Permis du Conduire

If you’re living in France and have been here more than six months, you’re legally obliged to swap your UK license for a French one. I’d say that’s a little known fact. Most people don’t bother and while I’ve heard that that’s not usually a problem (and not something the gendarmes pulled me up on […]

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