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by Admin
Tue 20 Oct 2015 17:46
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: PO Life 49
Replies: 6
Views: 2864

Thank you, you lovely man! You've made my evening. So glad you enjoy it! Yes, they've been and gone up there I'm afraid Russel. Had a little bit of a hiccup because Visa asked me for a dozen boxes to hand out to visitors, and fluffy here didn't think ahead - so we're already running out! Going to ha...
by Admin
Fri 16 Oct 2015 10:30
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan
Replies: 19
Views: 7839

Any better? Hardware Overview: Model Name: iMac Model Identifier: iMac11,2 Processor Name: Intel Core i3 Processor Speed: 3.06 GHz Number Of Processors: 1 Total Number Of Cores: 2 L2 Cache (per core): 256 KB L3 Cache: 4 MB Memory: 4 GB Processor Interconnect Speed: 5.86 GT/s Boot ROM Version: IM112....
by Admin
Thu 15 Oct 2015 11:20
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan
Replies: 19
Views: 7839

Thanks soooooo much
It says
Mac OS X Version 10.6.8
by Admin
Thu 15 Oct 2015 08:36
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan
Replies: 19
Views: 7839

Thanks Maximus
Will look into that. I'm sure you're right about the serious updating - just never seem to get the time. :cry:
by Admin
Mon 12 Oct 2015 17:07
Forum: Travel
Topic: Zeebrugge to Hull Ferry
Replies: 4
Views: 2264

Received by email We've used this service quite a lot over the last 3 years, and it certainly saves the long drive from Dover etc for those wanting to get to the North. There are two ships on this run; the British flagged 'Pride of York' and the Dutch flagged 'Pride of Bruges'. The quality of fittin...
by Admin
Mon 12 Oct 2015 13:35
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan
Replies: 19
Views: 7839

Thanks everyone - and yes Colin, you stuck that tail right on the donkey's butt!! I just let it keep on rolling til it stops. Havent done anything to it since I got it. :oops: Will try the various links supplied once I get a spare mo when I'm not using my computer for other stuff. Where does time go...
by Admin
Mon 12 Oct 2015 13:29
Forum: Travel
Topic: Zeebrugge to Hull Ferry
Replies: 4
Views: 2264

We used to use it quite often and really liked it. Cabins basic but comfortable, colourful buffet looked great but tasted bof - but a few stiff drinks, a good nights sleep and you're nearly home. Disco for you to have a bop and gaming tables for you to chuck away some money - and piano bar I think. ...
by Admin
Tue 06 Oct 2015 14:23
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Mac OS 10.11 El Capitan
Replies: 19
Views: 7839

On the subject of Macs, can anyone recommend a process or a software to clean my machine up. I converted to Mac about 5 years ago, but have never done any maintenance on it and am clueless. It has just looked after itself really but now it seems to be slowing down quite regularly. Any hints much app...
by Admin
Thu 01 Oct 2015 11:49
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: British people living in Europe
Replies: 3
Views: 1904

British people living in Europe

Would you be interested in being photographed as part of a 'Brits in Europe' photography project by superb, up-and-coming photographer, Charlie Clift? It's not for a television programme or with any ulterior motive other than to capture the essence of the reality of living in the EU. It would be mai...
by Admin
Sun 27 Sep 2015 11:40
Forum: Health
Topic: Voluteers wanted for Alzheimer group
Replies: 0
Views: 1356

Voluteers wanted for Alzheimer group

Voluteers wanted for regional Alzheimer group
http://www.connexionfrance.com/Alzheime ... ticle.html
by Admin
Sat 26 Sep 2015 15:07
Forum: The Great Outdoors
Topic: Gardening
Replies: 5
Views: 2522

They do indeed have an English speaker Sue, a lovely lad, also with learning difficulties but it hasn't stopped him speaking French and English fluently. (Having said that, I now realise that its ages since I was last there - he's probably married with children and grandchildren now!! :oops: ) http:...
by Admin
Sat 26 Sep 2015 10:09
Forum: Travel
Topic: VW T5 gearbox repairer
Replies: 3
Views: 1808

We take our car (which is not a VW) to Vallespir auto center in Le Boulou, a little further on from Logial furniture shop (turn left at near Intermarché rounabout instead of right). They are a VW garage but do all makes and the guy is really straight and honest, much cheaper than many places we've b...
by Admin
Fri 25 Sep 2015 11:19
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: Intermarché Rip Off!
Replies: 19
Views: 6090

I've noticed Intermarché round here (Céret) going down in quality over the past few years. Higher prices, lower quality and an accueil that is far from accueillant much of the time! Hope that is just my personal experience.
by Admin
Fri 18 Sep 2015 09:32
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: page 3 of the Sun
Replies: 37
Views: 13316

Me too. Big time like. So admire these people.
by Admin
Thu 15 Jan 2015 17:03
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: What a beautiful day....
Replies: 15
Views: 6937

Another cracker of a day today. Had lunch at the Tramontane in Port Vendres, sitting on the port in the sunshine with moule frites and café gourmand to sigh for....Life is sooooo hard! 8) 8) :lol:
by Admin
Fri 09 Jan 2015 16:39
Forum: Restaurant reviews and food matters
Topic: Restaurant, Thuir
Replies: 3
Views: 2536

Thanks both. Will look into both and try and get there over the next few months. Any reviews on these restaurants are always very welcome by the way. :lol: Far better to have reviews by a variety of people, so if you have a restaurant you would like to promote, I will always be happy to publish revi...
by Admin
Tue 06 Jan 2015 14:53
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Kate on the radio
Replies: 2
Views: 1646

Nah. Any potential insultees won't be able to understand most of it anyway, it was such a ramble. Don't think I understood most of it myself!! :-)
by Admin
Mon 05 Jan 2015 17:44
Forum: Health
Topic: How do you find medical practitioners?
Replies: 4
Views: 2898

This is from a past P-O Life Looking for a medical specialist? Then you need to know whether he or she is covered under the French health scheme. Visit www.ameli.fr where you will find most doctors and their tariffs, Watch out in particular for 'honoraires', the amount you will pay many specialists ...
by Admin
Mon 05 Jan 2015 16:58
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Registering a car in France
Replies: 1
Views: 2843

Thanks Chris. Will add this to the article. I actually based it on helping out a friend last year - but he was a man! :roll:

In theory, that should be being phased out....
http://www.anglophone-direct.com/Madame ... -just-miss?
by Admin
Fri 19 Dec 2014 17:14
Forum: Travel
Topic: Future development plans for Perpignan airport
Replies: 70
Views: 30040

Future development plans for Perpignan airport

Just a quick recap of my chat with the director and development manager of Perpignan airport yesterday. First, a big thank you to all of those who have already commented, either here or on the FB page. The airport management ARE reading, listening - and following the thread with interest. They are o...
by Admin
Fri 19 Dec 2014 09:46
Forum: Travel
Topic: Perpignan and Carcassonne airports.
Replies: 245
Views: 97985

Just a quick recap of my chat with the director and development manager of Perpignan airport yesterday. First, a big thank you to all of those who have already commented, either here or on the FB page. The airport management ARE reading, listening - and following the thread with interest. They are o...
by Admin
Thu 18 Dec 2014 09:17
Forum: Travel
Topic: Perpignan and Carcassonne airports.
Replies: 245
Views: 97985

by email Saw on here last night the never ending issues and discussion concerning the love of my life (not)! Perpignan Airport and the flights or lack of should I say! Can't blooming find it now but feel free to show this to who you are meeting with. I like many ex pats rely on Perpignan airport to ...
by Admin
Tue 12 Nov 2013 19:15
Forum: Restaurant reviews and food matters
Topic: Cous cous fans
Replies: 0
Views: 1294

Cous cous fans

Received by email and highly recommended Bonjour, au restaurant La Belle Vigne, Le Boulou nous vous proposons pour le jeudi 14 novembre. Buffet d'entrées. COUSCOUS. Dessert. 1/4 de vin rouge ou rosé, 13.90€. Places limitées, pensez à réserver. Tel: 04.68.85.52.29. Brial Traiteur 04.68.83.08.27...
by Admin
Tue 12 Nov 2013 09:46
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: page 3 of the Sun
Replies: 37
Views: 13316

Ooooops. I meant.....and to add to all that you are beautiful inside tooooooooo
:lol: :D :oops: :P
by Admin
Tue 12 Nov 2013 07:58
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: page 3 of the Sun
Replies: 37
Views: 13316

You are beautiful inside.
by Admin
Sat 09 Nov 2013 14:07
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Picture framing service
Replies: 3
Views: 2464

Art Deco in Le Boulou opp the post office do a good job.
by Admin
Thu 07 Nov 2013 10:04
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Lawyers
Replies: 1
Views: 2124

At last we've found an English speaking lawyer specialising in legal stuff other than property. Just for future ref if anyone needs it. 04 68 35 24 06 English speaking lawyer based in Perpignan. We offer a comprehensive range of legal services including: ☛ Family and matrimonial law ☛ Cr...
by Admin
Thu 07 Nov 2013 09:51
Forum: P-O. Weather Forecast
Topic: Wow!
Replies: 14
Views: 5788

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Admin
Thu 07 Nov 2013 09:07
Forum: P-O. Weather Forecast
Topic: Wow!
Replies: 14
Views: 5788

Another amazing day! Enjoy, if you're here. Make the most of it.

Sending you sunshine thoughts if you're not!

Not a cloud in the sky. Just came back from taking the dog out wearing shorts and vesty top at 730 in the morning - and I'm sweating like a pig!! :D