Celebrating 30 years in France

Celebrating 30 Years!

Celebrating 30 years in France… When I came to France, I had such dreams and getting to France after travelling extensively was already a big achievement.  I arrived with my 5-month-old baby daughter, oblivious to what was awaiting me and thank goodness for that, I may not have left Bermuda if I had known.  I naively thought I could jump in my car and come to France, but of course 30 years ago the UK was not part of the EU and now we have come full circle. This September I am celebrating not only 30 years in France but…

Top Tips for Learning French blog post

Top Tips to Learn the Lingo

My dream of moving to a foreign country began at the ripe old age of 8. I spent most of my early years daydreaming of where I wanted to live, and France was often the top of my list.  As I got older my daydreaming transformed into my vision and I travelled extensively looking for my dream home.  It was not until I arrived on the cote d’Azur in 1992 that I really started to settle down.  Of course, the dream life does not happen with a click of the fingers, the following two years were filled with a multitude…


There are hundreds of thousands of British citizens living in France, many of whom are worried about their status after 1st January 2021.  There are many more thousands who want to be able to live in France before 31st December 2020 to benefit from the Withdrawal Agreement after this date. Time is running out. Here are some questions we get asked regularly that may help you.  The responses here are from government sources and Brexit websites and some based on our year so experience of dealing with immigration. Its getting late in the year, can I still move to France?…

Brexit Language test

A facebook live from Tracy Leonetti on the practical tips on passing the language test that you will need if wishing to obtain French Citizenship. What to expect and how to prepare. Based on my experience of the test in the South of France

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