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I moved here with my French Wife after having fond a job in the middle of Morbihan. I'm English, Wife is French and our children are somewhere in between. More Info

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Sure… but I'm English, not French

Sure... but I'm English, not French

Brittany Blogs have gone quiet

December 21, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

Is it because this corner of France is no longer attractive to the Brits? Is the slightly lower UK £ to EUR € rate seen since June affecting people’s UK… Read more…

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The Vienna Convention, Brexit and Why Mrs. Merkel & Mr. Tusk will not be happy until November

June 27, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

I have been asked al lot over the last few days since the result of the BREXIT vote was finalised, whether I can stay living in the EU. My response… Read more…

Brexit – Hurray! Democracy returns to the European Continent!

June 24, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

I have been a lone voice over the last 18 months on this blogging site.  I have roused a few comments, but there has been very little in the way… Read more…

If Brexit happens – don’t worry, you can stay in your EU hideaway!

June 21, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

I’m fed up with the following arguments borne by Expats both blogging here on Anglo Info and generally elsewhere on the internet/media regarding the Brexit.  There appears to be a heavy… Read more…

A future full of opportunity and ‘freedom’ – BREXIT

June 20, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

The politicians are having a field day with the notion that finally the British Electorate will have a vote in a referendum. Apparent advocates of one argument and ‘switching sides’… Read more…

BREXIT? Lies, Damn Lies, Politicians and Statisticians

May 9, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

I hated mathematics at school – especially the non applied stuff, but I had to do it up to A-Level in order to study engineering. Then it got worse –… Read more…

Is a Brexit from the EU really going to be Bad for ‘Expats’?

March 10, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

There appears to be a lot of fear of a BREXIT (the UK leaving the EU as it stands today) within the communities made up of Expats living in the EU… Read more…

I’m dreaming of a Brexit!

March 7, 2016 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

So, to recap, I’m in my 40′s, English, married to a Frenchie with 3 Dual-Nationality children and living in Brittany. I work in France (am constantly aware of the politics… Read more…

France is in Mourning, but I’m not shocked by the events that have occurred.

November 16, 2015 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

We live in interesting times, Friday’s events in Paris were bound to happen sooner or later, after all, Tony Blair and George W Bush were the first to tell us that… Read more…

Tractors on the Road … a French only Crisis?

September 4, 2015 by The 'Not-so-typical' Ex-Pat

So, a section of the French farming community have once again hit the streets – the third time in a period of a couple of months. Straw bales being burnt… Read more…