Three weeks to Brexit

With three weeks left to go until the possibility of a “no deal” Brexit, and yet apparently people are not doing enough to prepare for it.

This is according to an import assessment by the UK Government which can be downloaded here.

It warns that only two thirds of critical projects are ready and trade agreements are not yet in place.  If talks of letting hauliers to pass through the UK/French Border controls without stopping, as long as their paperwork is correct, but also of the additional need for customs declarations and the burden that will place on businesses.

The report admits that 30% of the UK’s food supply comes from the EU and warns of price increases.

Other countries, it would seem, have be preparing for Brexit: [Read more…]

Bonjour Provence! at the Hessentag

During the Hessentag in Oberursel “Bonjour Provence!” have a stand in the Strackgasse between 10am and 11pm.

Bonjour Provence! are specialists for products from the South of France, and everything they are selling comes directly from the manufacturers there who they know personally.

Bonjour Provence! in the Strackgasse at the Hessentag in Oberursel

Bonjour Provence! in the Strackgasse

If you are looking for mass-produced items, then this is the wrong place.  They have concentrated on products that are produced in smaller companies and often hand-made.  Many of the items on sale are only available in Germany through them. [Read more…]

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