French homes torched


The French do take the biscuit when it comes to demonstrating: not for them peaceful marches, banner waving or leafleteering. No they go fo petrol bombs, barricades and turning cars over.

Now they’ve started torching second homes belonging to Brits in the yachtsman’s paradise of Brittany. But can you really blame them? Property prices are soaring to provide Ryan Air lovers with weekend getaways. The alternative is to live in a tent or move to Algeria.

Best thing for these lovers of oysters, skate in black butter and Muscadet to do, is take up sailing. Then buy a boat , moor her in Camaret thereby adding to the Frenchman’s local economy rather then pricing him out of it.