Nantes Today, a blog in English about life in Nantes

Manif / Protests 14th September 2019

Manif / Protests 14th September 2019

That's right the protests are starting up again. If you're new to the city ... you're in for a treat. The Tan lines in the city centre will be cut between 1pm and 8pm so be sure to check the tan.fr website if you need to be somewhere in a hurry. Will it be bad? No...

School Holidays 2019 – 2020

School Holidays 2019 – 2020

One week of school down already. If you're trying to organise your school year a little bit better though it pays to know when the holidays are. The government has released the holiday timetable already so if you're in one of the public schools this should be all the...

La Folie des Plantes 2019

La Folie des Plantes 2019

Late notice but I've been busy this week ... it's the Folie des Plantes this weekend. What is it? For those new to Nantes it's 2 days of plants plants plants! Things for the kids to do. Things for the adults to do. Buy plants / talk / pick up some bargains or just...

Where is Brian?

Where is Brian?

Brian is not in the Kitchen ... At least if this screengrab is anything to go by ... The English Prime Minister Brian Johnson 😀 Link: https://www.facebook.com/ouestfrance/posts/10157456246650295

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Love is Love Nantes
Love is Love Nantes

I'd planned on taking a few shots of these stairs this morning ... only to see it was blocked off this morning ... as ... it had been defaced again. Where is it? It's at Place du Cirque .. leading up to the Tour Bretagne which is where my new office is located. Love...

Out and about!

Les Tables de Nantes 2019

Les Tables de Nantes 2019

It seems like only last year I was announcing the 2018 edition of Les Tables de Nantes ... ( oh yeah ) ... well it's back ... 15 new addresses (and I'm not a fan of two of them) , some major love for Muscadet! ... 3 new "fast" but good food places .. Vit' fait bien...

Jimmy’s Lentil and Chorizo Stew

Jimmy’s Lentil and Chorizo Stew

If you wanted with this dish you could actually go vegetarian and leave the chorizo out. I’m not sure what you could substitute for the chorizo yet but it’d be nice without it. I’d just add in a good pinch of chilli to make up for the missing chorizo / fat / oil /...