Nantes Today, a blog in English about life in Nantes

Free Audio Stories for Kids

Free Audio Stories for Kids

As we're coming up on week 4 of the lockdown here in France you maybe be finding yourself going crazy (if you've got kids .. but hell even if you don't) Audible have released a number of audio stories for free on a new sub site. You don't need to create an account and...

The New Coronavirus Lockdown Travel Form

The New Coronavirus Lockdown Travel Form

Following the prime minister's address on Monday ... the latest travel form has been released. If you're going out side you need to fill this out. The big difference now is that it includes the time on it as well. Please note you should download this from the official...

Coronavirus: Attestation de deplacement Update

Coronavirus: Attestation de deplacement Update

Please note that the Attestation de deplacement derogatoire should be printed, dated, and signed or hand written, dated, and signed. It is no longer acceptable to simply have a digital version on your phone.  I would be careful as well simply using Pencil for the date...

Coronavirus: Attestation de deplacement derogatoire

Coronavirus: Attestation de deplacement derogatoire

The Attestation de deplacement derogatoire is now online. It looks like the site is under a lot of pressure as it's taking a while to load https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-derogatoire I'll be updating the main...

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Nantes is Better with Flowers
Nantes is Better with Flowers

The weather has been a bit icky recently, it feels like one storm after another. Walking home yesterday from town (Yes I do that when I can) I was struck by the flowers ... the sun .. and the shade so I just had to take this snap Did you know that Daffodils are...

Out and about!

Paku Paku Japanese Restaurant in Nantes

Paku Paku Japanese Restaurant in Nantes

So what's the best Japanese restaurant in Nantes? I'm going to have to go with Paku Paku ... damn, wait ... I'm meant to put this in towards the end of the review. Saturday saw us heading out as a family for my wife's birthday, her choice as to where she'd like to eat...

Cauliflower and Pasta Bake

Cauliflower and Pasta Bake

With both Lidl and SuperU running specials on Cauliflowers at the moment I thought why not share one of our firm favourite winter dishes. To start with you're going to need about 6 ingredients. This recipe is rather forgiving so you can add in more or less as you...