Month: September 2022

Happy Monday Folks!

Where did the weekend dissapeared to? Well, it is a sign of a weekend well spent. We attended a Birthday party at Trampoline Park, went to a local fair “Fete Foraine” near the kids school and bought stuff for the house. It is also the second weekend we spent in the house and we are […]

Red and White Metal Mail Box

Get Your Mail Redirected When Moving Abroad

Did you know Royal Mail can redirect your letters abroad for between 3 months to 1 year. This can be further renewed as needed. We setup the redirection roughly 2.5 weeks before heading of. Royal Mail do state that they need at least 5 working days to get this setup and recommend setting this up […]

La nuit porte conseil

In the spirit of immersing myself in French, here is a common saying in French “La Nuit Porte Conseil” which means “The Night Brings Advise”. This is equivalent to the English saying of “Sleeping On It”. Sometimes, it is easy to rush into decisions without taking the time to process the implications or what it […]

R.I.P Queen Elizabeth II

It is sad news and my kids are gutted. The longest reigning British Monarch have sadly passed away today. She was the only ruling British monarch in my lifetime so far. I admire her for the sense of duty she had and navigating through so many challenges from wars to scandals within the royal family […]

Quickest Way on Getting a French Mobile Number

Hi, I notice one of the key things since arriving in France is how important it is to have a French mobile number. This has allowed us to drop our kids at the creche in Ikea, register for our official documentations, order our washing machine and many more basic stuff. The quickest way I obtain […]

We Settled In

Bonjour! After several days of unpacking and still many boxes to go, we finally feel settled. The folks that we have met so far are welcoming and we are adjusting well. There are still a long to do list such sorting out the internet, our mobile phones, installation of washing machine and registering with a […]