Miranda Ingram

About the author:

Miranda Ingram is a former Fleet Street journalist and foreign correspondent. She met her Russian husband while covering the collapse of the USSR in the nineties and in 2003 they settled in Normandy with their two young children.

In France, she launched a glossy English-language magazine for Normandy and edited the nationwide English-language newspaper theFrenchPaper.

While continuing to work part time as a journalist she is also author of a forthcoming book on bringing up children in France as well as the novel Children of Utekhi.

She enjoys wine and conversation, empty Normandy beaches and is an avid reader.

Contact: [email protected]


Articles by Miranda Ingram


Taxes in France after Brexit

The amount of tax a British expat living in France has to pay will not change as a result of Brexit negotiations as tax agreements are negotiated with individual countries not with the EU as a bloc. [Original posted in

Brexit - mortgages

Mortgages in France after Brexit

For those wondering about the chances of getting a mortgage in France after Brexit, you can still get a 20-year fixed rate mortgage at historically low rates, and house prices in France are still affordable. If your dream has been

Brexit - healthcare

Healthcare in France after Brexit

The conditions of access to healthcare in France after Brexit is a make-or-break issue for many, particularly retirees, in determining whether or not they continue to live in France. [Originally posted in July 2016, updated 23 October 2019] Expats who

Pet passport

Pets and Pet Passports in France after Brexit

Armed with their own passports, Fido – and even Felix – are now as used to popping across the Channel as their masters. But will their travelling days soon be over? The rules governing animal movement depend on whether a

My French Garden in the Pays de la Loire

Edward Moss tells Miranda Ingram about the ten years of back-breaking work that went into the garden at Le Domaine.   Ten years ago, Edward Moss and his partner, David Marsh, moved into ‘Le Domaine’, their beautiful house at Epineux-le-Sequin

Should I buy a house in France before or after Brexit?

You are already looking for your dream house in France – maybe you have already found it or are even part way through the buying process. Should you call a halt and wait until after Brexit to proceed? Do you wait until we

CAPITAL GAINS TAX STAMP

What Happens to Capital Gains Tax after Brexit?

Capital gains tax (CGT) will not be affected by Brexit. CGT does not apply to your principal residence but to second homes. Formerly, EU nationals with property in France paid 19% on gains from renting or selling second homes because