Mask Up in Nantes

Mask Up in Nantes

As you hopefully know the wearing of masks in Nantes is Mandatory since last week. Port du masque obligatoire dans toute la ville de Nantes https://metropole.nantes.fr/masques Now the number of places where it’s been called for has increased from this morning...
Covid Test for Free in Nantes

Covid Test for Free in Nantes

So this is coming up a bit at the moment and I’ve been asked a few times in private messages .. where can I get tested for free? Well over the last few weeks free tests have been conducted in two (I think) places in Nantes. This week it’s happening in the...
The Museums are Free 1st Sunday September 2020

The Museums are Free 1st Sunday September 2020

With the rentrée comes some form of return to normality? and yes the museums are free this Sunday the 6th of September 2020. So take your pick! Château des Ducs de Bretagne – Musée d’Histoire de Nantes Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle Musée Jules-Verne Musée d’arts de...
Folie des Plantes 2020

Folie des Plantes 2020

So if you feel like getting out of the house this weekend it’s the Folie des Plantes once again however this year it’ll be in a little bit of a different format. Masks will be required. There’ll only be Sellers / Artists on site selling their wares....
Masks are becoming mandatory in public indoor spaces

Masks are becoming mandatory in public indoor spaces

I have to say it’s not surprising. Since the end of confinement, things have just ramped up and up. We seem to give in to peer pressure as we see others not wearing masks or touching things or not maintaining distances we start to do the same. It’s just an...
Would you like €100 FREE to get on your bike?

Would you like €100 FREE to get on your bike?

In case you didn’t know about this the state a month or two ago launched an initiative to get people back cycling. Less people on public transport … less chances of infection … roads will also be less clogged with cars and pollution … healthier...
Nantes Provides Free Masks

Nantes Provides Free Masks

So it took a while but our free masks arrived yesterday. Masks you might ask? https://metropole.nantes.fr/actualites/2020/egalite-sante-solidarite/masque-metropole Well they arrived after the 11th (de-confinement of a sorts) on the 12th around midday. The logistics of...
Coronavirus: A Book for Children

Coronavirus: A Book for Children

I’m back with another freebie. OK maybe it’s not a fun fun freebie BUT … Children always know … they always know when we’re talking about the numbers … infected .. dead … or at least they think they know. So newly released...
The new mobile phone attestation

The new mobile phone attestation

It seems like the instructions for your attestation are changing daily … Last week the government mentioned they’d have a mobile phone friendly attestation available this week and true to their word it’s now online. It’s quite straight forward...
A free Asterix magazine for the kids

A free Asterix magazine for the kids

So trying to post some nice and positive things I give you day two! Download an Asterix comic/magazine for free from asterix.com. Au Village d’Astérix comme partout, le mot d’ordre est clair : restez chez vous pour vaincre le virus et protéger les plus fragiles !...
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...
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...
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...