Kurious Christmas Drinks!

Kurious Christmas Drinks!

Fancy a glass of mulled wine and a chat in English? Well, Kurious is meeting up tomorrow evening (Wednesday 18th December 2019) at 6 pm just outside Fnac at the Christmas Market for DRINKIES! FNAC / Place du Commerce, BP 63215, 44032 Nantes, France I must admit vin...
The 17th December Strike in Nantes

The 17th December Strike in Nantes

Lots more protests going on tomorrow. It’s starting early and scheduled to go on all day. If you’ve got places to be in the city centre be prepared and have alternative routes planned. Trams and buses are going to be cut once again in the city centre no...
Monday 16th December TAN disruptions

Monday 16th December TAN disruptions

With the good news comes the bad Certain lines are going to be running on a reduced schedule on Monday (Subcontractors on strike?) MOUVEMENT SOCIAL SOUS-TRAITANTS TAN Attention, ce mouvement est reconductible L’information sera réactualisée lundi après-midi sur...
Free transport in Nantes for the next two weekends

Free transport in Nantes for the next two weekends

That’s right Saturday and Sunday this weekend and the TAN will be free. So that’s the Tram / Bus / Navibus … A l’occasion des fêtes de fin d’année, l’accès au réseau Tan est gratuit* sur toute la ligne, les week-ends du 14/15 et...
Carols in English in Nantes

Carols in English in Nantes

This is becoming a bit of a tradition for us and hopefully, tomorrow will be no different. Not sure if there are any protests scheduled for the city centre just yet hopefully not for the sake of the shop keepers. That’s right it’s the Christmas Carols time...
The Cheapest Christmas Tree in Nantes?

The Cheapest Christmas Tree in Nantes?

OK so bar grabbing a saw and running off into the woods … this post will hopefully answer your where to find the cheapest Christmas tree in Nantes question 😀 So last week we ended up heading across to IKEA … it has become a bit of a ritual now for us. Pick...
Les Flâneries de Noël 2019 Trentemoult

Les Flâneries de Noël 2019 Trentemoult

Les Flâneries de Noël is on this weekend (17h – 20h Friday / 11h – 20h Saturday / 11h – 18h Sunday) in Trentemoult. What is it? Les Flâneries de Trentemoult ce sont 36 lieux, regroupant plus de cinquante exposants à découvrir au gré des ruelles...
Thursday 5th December 2019 strikes in Nantes

Thursday 5th December 2019 strikes in Nantes

You probably can’t avoid hearing about the strikes at the moment if you’re following the news at all. If you’re not? Well, there are big strikes starting on Thursday in France and it’s going to affect a lot of people. A number of unions have...
1 Year of Yellow Vest Protests

1 Year of Yellow Vest Protests

That’s right it’s the anniversary of the Yellow Vest protests. What does that mean? Well, they’ll be celebrating with more protests in the city centre. As a result, TAN is going to be cutting tram and bus services in the city centre. As always check...
TAN Strike following an attack on a driver

TAN Strike following an attack on a driver

Well this one probably comes as a bit of a shock to a lot of people this morning. TAN is on strike today following an attack on a driver last night. En raison d’une agression violente sur un conducteur hier soir sur la ligne 3, un mouvement de solidarité...
Dear Nantes, please stop spamming me with these magazines

Dear Nantes, please stop spamming me with these magazines

I know that everyone is different. Some people enjoy the feel of a book or a newspaper in their hands and that’s great I too like a magazine I can flick through and I sometimes opt to buy them or pick up a brochure. What I don’t however like is having...
Hellfest 3 days passes on sale Wednesday the 9th October 2019

Hellfest 3 days passes on sale Wednesday the 9th October 2019

I still haven’t made it to Hellfest! I keep on saying one year I’ll go but I just never get around to it. That said I know lots of people who’ll be trying to get their hands on three day passes. They go on sale on Wednesday 9th of October at midday!...
A new app for cyclists in Nantes – Vigilo

A new app for cyclists in Nantes – Vigilo

I’ve recently enough started to cycle to work. It has had its ups and downs … but that’s mostly due to the little hills around Nantes. One thing however that does bug me is the blatant disregard for cycle paths at times by motorised vehicles. Hey,...
The SuperU Birthday Box

The SuperU Birthday Box

Didn’t I only just post one of these last year? In the post the other day I again received a happy birthday message with a voucher. This time around I knew what I had to do … so over to the info desk yesterday at SuperU Dalby I went and hey presto the...
The Autumn Sun Pizza

The Autumn Sun Pizza

I was just taken out for lunch to celebrate … and the question is … where do I want to go? I felt like someplace cosy .. so it was either going to be Beckett’s Canteen or Pinocchio’s Pizzeria I’ll give you two guesses which one I went for...
La faute de l’orthographe

La faute de l’orthographe

Woahhhhhh false advertising the blog says a blog in English about life in France … well what the hell is this it’s all in French. A friend just shared this it and I really enjoyed it so … if your French is up to it I think it’s well worth a...