If you still have pockets, jars or piggy banks full of round pounds waiting to spend in Tescos on your next trip back to England, you have til October to spend, spend, spend. From October 15, the old pound will no longer be legal tender, replaced by a 12-sided version.

YOUR BRITISH CAR IN FRANCE with Polly Cannie   If you’re intending to hang on to your British car in France and re-register it, make sure before leaving the UK that you have at least…

Pretty Perfect P-O Picnics WITH KATYA WILLEMSEN (Read Shepherd’s Prayer, Katja’s fast- paced adventure set in Collioure.  Available on Amazon) Near the Mines de la Pinouse   Cherries, apricots, grapes and peaches may be our…