Asparagus wrapped in Bacon with Poached Egg

Asparagus wrapped in Bacon with Poached Egg

So I saw a request for Breakfast the other day on the KN Group and I immediately thought of this. It’s just one of those meals that’s so simple yet so tasty. Whenever I end up cooking it it’s a huge success so what the hell why not share it. First...
Monday Lisa

Monday Lisa

Morning everyone, it feels a bit like this today for me. Monday Lisa! Is it a jour pont (Bridge day where places take it off so they can have an extra long weekend between the bank holiday and the weekend) where you are or are you working? Charlotte is home and...
The Carnaval de Nuit is tonight

The Carnaval de Nuit is tonight

If you’re looking for something to do tonight you can’t go far wrong with the Carnaval de Nuit. It has previously been postponed due to protests. Tonight it still looks like it’s going ahead though it looks like the students will be out protesting...
Kick start your weekend with some travel disruptions

Kick start your weekend with some travel disruptions

With the 1st of May (Fête du Travail) pretty much being everything shut kinda day (don’t quote me on that but the TAN won’t be running… the one official day of the year .. and I suspect a lot of shops will be shut) most people will end up taking the...
Christine and the Queens to play Nantes in December

Christine and the Queens to play Nantes in December

I’d be surprised if you’ve never heard of Christine and the Queens. If you’ve not? Then I’d like to think you’re in for a treat. Have a listen below. Christine and the Queens will be touring from October 2018. Cities include Dublin /...
Brexit and the Irish Border Problem

Brexit and the Irish Border Problem

What on earth? What’s all this and why is it on a blog about Nantes? Well I’m Irish and Brexit while not directly affecting me these days is going to mean change! If you’re not from the UK or the Republic of Ireland you may wonder what it’s all...
What’s on this weekend?

What’s on this weekend?

This weekend there’s a lot going on in Nantes. For one it’s the start of the school holidays!. Nantes plays Rennes in the football tonight so possibly expect the tram line one to be packed when you’re finishing work. Saturday evening it’s...
Another day another Manif!

Another day another Manif!

That’s right It’s another manifestation in the city centre today from 13:30 until 18:00 with the possibility it’ll go on longer. So not only are the Tan holding a partial strike they’ll also have limited service in the city center. As always...
TAN Strike Thursday the 19th April

TAN Strike Thursday the 19th April

En raison d’un mouvement social au sein de la Semitan, une partie du réseau circule en horaires jour vert  le jeudi 19 avril, toute la journée Another day another strike. However the TAN will be operating as if it were a green day / Jour Vert so not the end of...
The Nantes à la Carte – Mobile Phone App

The Nantes à la Carte – Mobile Phone App

I think it was back in December 2015 my twitter search for Nantes started to throw up some images which kinda blew me away. I think I’ve considered Nantes to be my home for a few years now so finding out more about the history of the city is kinda cool. The...
The night time carnaval is rescheduled to the 27th April

The night time carnaval is rescheduled to the 27th April

Just a quick update. The night time carnaval which was postponed Saturday due to the Manif is now going to happen on Friday the 27th of April at 21:30. I wonder if Friday was chosen as there probably won’t be any protests happening that day. Oh well I’ll...
Un Nouveau Monde

Un Nouveau Monde

You might have seen another review on here for Le Nouveau Monde? No I’m not repeating myself I’m guessing around a year ago the restaurant changed hands and it’s now Un Nouveau Monde. You know they’ve got a lot to live up to though right Le...
Public School strike on Thursday 19th April 2018

Public School strike on Thursday 19th April 2018

Good news everybody … no wait … it’s me … it can’t be good news … looks like public schools will be striking to a certain extent on Thursday once again … more info tomorrow … Un mouvement interprofessionnel est prévu...
The Flea Market season is upon us

The Flea Market season is upon us

Well the Flea Market season is well and truly upon us. I say this constantly but one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. I love that wooden chessboard I picked up for 50 cents. The unopened lego ambulance I picked up for 5 quid (instead of 30 new). The...
Manif / Tan Cut Saturday the 14th April 2018

Manif / Tan Cut Saturday the 14th April 2018

It’s Friday so you know what that means? That’s right it’s Manif Update time. Saturday there’s yet again a Manif in the city center. Lines will be cut from 14:00 until 20:00 though as always check the tan.fr website for up to date details The...