Boot Sale – Soudan

As I was on the way to Chateaubriant (44) the other day, I was passing through Soudan and noticed that they have a Vide Grenier, or Boot sale on the 28 April at the Parking salle polyvalente rue Abbé Trigodet.It is on all day, starting from 06:30 and finishing at 18:00.If you are interested in a …

Summer Jobs Fair

Next Saturday morning the 22nd March, there is a Summer Jobs Fair, being held in Nozay for Youngsters over the age of 17, who live in the Nozay to Derval region. The aim of the day is to assist with C.V’s, understand the legislation for working, discussing various traing options, meeting various employers in the …

Exhibition in Chateaubriant

This Friday, the 12th December, the exhibition of ‘Les Contes de Charles Perrault’ will be officially opened in the covered Market in the centre of Chateabriant. Having gone on previous years, this is normally a well done exhibition in the theme of Christmas, so I will be making the trip again this year.

Book Exchange – Mouais

I have just found out about a Book Exchange for Brits living here in France, situated in Mouais, a few minutes drive from Derval, (department 44). They are situated in the Presbatory, and the easiest way for me to describe how to get there is that next to the Mairie (on the right of the …

Champion No More

Champion Supermarket in the centre of Chateaubriant is changing, after being run by Carrefour for about the last year or so, they have now takebn the plunge and are renaming all the champion supermarkets to Carrefour Market. Photo below (click to enlarge), of the new rebranded store in Chateaubriant.

EIMDAD – End of Year Show

Just went to the end of the year show for EIMDAD, the Music, Drama and Dance school based in Châteaubriant, as all my daughters do dancing, both ballet and contemporary at the school. The show was held at the Glass Theatre in Chateaubriant and featured both dancing and Live music from one of the schools …