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by Sally
Sun 13 Nov 2016 13:08
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Can you recommend a carrier to bring items back to the UK?
Replies: 4
Views: 2448

Can you recommend a carrier to bring items back to the UK?

Can anyone recommend a firm - lots listed on the internet - to bring back items from Vernet les Bains to the UK? No urgency but I need some large paintings on canvas brought back plus a projector.

Thanks!
by Sally
Wed 14 Jan 2015 20:20
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Selling a flat
Replies: 1
Views: 1825

Selling a flat

We live in England and are thinking of selling our 2 bedroom flat in Vernet les Bains. Has anyone any advice on how to go about this smoothly? I have had Bleu du Sud recommended as agents. Might it be easier to sell it in England and can anyone recommend any websites? Lastly - is there any French eq...
by Sally
Thu 13 Mar 2014 20:28
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: End of Windows XP
Replies: 30
Views: 8276

End of Windows XP

Hello everyone My PC in France needs replacing as Windows XP goes out of support in April. The simplest solution would be for me to buy a laptop in England and take it over. If I do this will I be able to do the following in France?:- 1) Connect to my wired internet connection through Orange 2) Conn...
by Sally
Wed 30 Nov 2011 20:05
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Staying over in Barcelona and Carcassonne
Replies: 2
Views: 3949

Staying over in Barcelona and Carcassonne

Hello everyone Now that we have to find more convoluted routes to the Pyrenees, can anyone recommend anywhere to stay over for 2 nights in Barcelona (on the way out) and Carcassonne for one night (on the way back)? Somewhere reasonably priced and easy for airports and stations would be good. Many th...
by Sally
Tue 25 Oct 2011 20:58
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Switch to digital
Replies: 23
Views: 8143

Switch to digital

Dear Helen, Santiago and montgolfiere

Thanks for your detailed replies and interest!

Sally :)
by Sally
Mon 24 Oct 2011 21:14
Forum: General wine topics
Topic: Unpicked grapes?
Replies: 1
Views: 3695

Unpicked grapes?

Any idea why so many of the red grapes remain unpicked on the road to Perpignan airport around Baixas/Peyrestortes?

The birds were having a feast! Just curious....

Thanks!
by Sally
Mon 24 Oct 2011 21:11
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Switch to digital
Replies: 23
Views: 8143

Switch to digital

I own a flat in Rousillon and a satellite dish has been installed on the roof ready for the switch over at the end of November. The local electrician says that it's 50 euros for a "decodeur" that presumably gives the equivalent of freeview in the UK, and 139 euros for more channels. Any thoughts on ...
by Sally
Sun 11 Sep 2011 11:37
Forum: Travel
Topic: Trip to Barcelona in January
Replies: 2
Views: 1900

Thanks Kate - will have a look through

Sally
by Sally
Fri 09 Sep 2011 21:33
Forum: Travel
Topic: Trip to Barcelona in January
Replies: 2
Views: 1900

Trip to Barcelona in January

Hello everyone I want to go to Barcelona for a few days in January and combine it with a few days at my flat in Roussillon. Travelling from Stansted and returning there after a week. Has anyone any travel tips, hostal or hotel recommendations for Barcelona, or any advice about getting to and from Ba...