Month: October 2022

Passport Photos

Resident Permit or Passport Photos from your Phone

As part of moving to France and dealing with the authorities, we had to take several passport photos. We first had ours done at Timpsons as our kids were too short for the photobooths but were not quite please with the results and the costs. After obtaining our initial Visa to relocate to France, we […]


Have been travelling for work lately and had the pleasure to return to the UK for a night stay. Have been thinking about how nice some colleagues have been with me and how positivity is contagious. This leads to my quote about spreading happiness. It reminds me of a book by the late founder of […]

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The Equivalent of Home Bargains in France

I am a bargain hunter and who isn’t. I discovered a chain called Action that is similar to Home Bargains or B&M back in the UK. Action is a dutch discount chain store that operates over 2000 shops across the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Poland, Luxembourg, Czech Republic and most recently Spain this […]