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by Ted & Jemima
Wed 08 May 2019 19:32
Forum: Travel
Topic: Perpignan and Carcassonne airports.
Replies: 243
Views: 93716

Re: Perpignan and Carcassonne airports.

Hello

According to tourist board data, Carcassonne attracts 2m tourists per annum. Perhaps Perpignan attracts fewer?

Yours
Ted & Jemima
by Ted & Jemima
Fri 29 Mar 2019 17:10
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Effects of Brexit in P.-O.
Replies: 16
Views: 1327

Re: Effects of Brexit in P.-O.

Hello again 'Brexit : quelles conséquences sur les entreprises d’Occitanie ?' local TV report today at: https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/occitanie/haute-garonne/toulouse/occitanie/brexit-quelles-consequences-entreprises-occitanie-1646964.html [Insert comment here which supports whatever your ...
by Ted & Jemima
Sat 23 Mar 2019 08:30
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Saga Credit Card Service Ends March 19
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: Saga Credit Card Service Ends March 19

Hello

Metro Bank in the UK makes no currency charges at present for purchases or cash withdrawals in EU countries on its debit card. However, you have to go to one of their branches to open an account.

Yours,
Ted & Jemima
by Ted & Jemima
Thu 21 Mar 2019 08:35
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Effects of Brexit in P.-O.
Replies: 16
Views: 1327

Re: Effects of Brexit in P.-O.

Hi Graham.

Your fulsome reaction to our one short sentence is indicative.

Yours,
Ted & Jemima
by Ted & Jemima
Sat 16 Mar 2019 09:04
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Effects of Brexit in P.-O.
Replies: 16
Views: 1327

Effects of Brexit in P.-O.

Hello Local newspaper story today [machine translation]: https://www.lindependant.fr/2019/03/15/effets-du-brexit-dans-les-p-o-les-douaniers-tirent-la-sonnette-dalarme,8070629.php "Effects of Brexit in P.-O. : Customs officers sound the alarm According to customs unions, Brexit is likely to have seri...
by Ted & Jemima
Sun 10 Mar 2019 10:37
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: Advice about insurance claim
Replies: 4
Views: 243

Re: Advice about insurance claim

Hello. You are not alone. A hardhitting 1-hr documentary/discussion aired on France 3 TV this Wednesday in which the Aude Prefect was challenged directly about these delays and partial payments. Though it won't help you directly, it is worth viewing: https://www.francetvinfo.fr/replay-magazine/franc...
by Ted & Jemima
Tue 29 Jan 2019 08:39
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Brits on the Box
Replies: 19
Views: 1674

Re: Brits on the Box

As Requested [machine translation]: "Brexit: English and Ceretane for 13 years, she is afraid of losing everything Justine, originally from England, decided to live in the Pyrénées-Orientales in 2006 with her husband and two daughters. Brexit worries him. Justine and her family have been adopted by ...
by Ted & Jemima
Mon 28 Jan 2019 15:13
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Brits on the Box
Replies: 19
Views: 1674

Re: Brits on the Box

Hello again Another example today of local paper coverage of Brexit impact on Brits resident here: 'Brexit: English and Ceretane for 13 years, she is afraid of losing everything' https://www.lindependant.fr/2019/01/27/brexit-anglaise-et-ceretane-depuis-13-ans-elle-a-peur-de-tout-perdre,7978605.php Y...
by Ted & Jemima
Fri 04 Jan 2019 10:14
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: internet speed
Replies: 2
Views: 436

Re: internet speed

Hello. This web page gives you updates on coverage: https://www.ariase.com/couverture/pyrenees-orientales-66/saint-andre The latest update was 11 Nov 2018: https://www.ariase.com/couverture/pyrenees-orientales-66/nra/ddr66-66168ddr which said [machine translated]: "Central of SAINT ANDRE (DDR66) The...
by Ted & Jemima
Sun 23 Dec 2018 11:55
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: 4G Internet
Replies: 16
Views: 1124

Re: 4G Internet

On a related issue, there is a useful web site to determine if your village/town has 4G coverage: https://www.ariase.com/couverture/aude-11 This is the Aude page but you can select your own departement. Our village was only graced with 4G a couple of months ago and it made a significant difference t...
by Ted & Jemima
Fri 14 Dec 2018 20:24
Forum: Travel
Topic: Forthcoming visit
Replies: 11
Views: 818

Re: Forthcoming visit

Local press article illustrating impact of ongoing gilets jaunes protests on nearby independent local shops in Carcassonne: https://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2018/12/14/2924536-les-magasins-de-jouets-tres-affectes.html "... On the first Saturday, November 17, the [sales] decrease compared to last yea...
by Ted & Jemima
Mon 10 Dec 2018 10:07
Forum: Travel
Topic: Forthcoming visit
Replies: 11
Views: 818

Re: Forthcoming visit

Your decision to stay home is understandable. It has been evident that shopping habits are changing as a reaction to gilets jaunes blocking access to supermarkets and shopping malls in Carcassonne during weekends. Shops are now much busier on Friday, particularly at lunchtime and through the afterno...
by Ted & Jemima
Fri 23 Nov 2018 20:46
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Brits on the Box
Replies: 19
Views: 1674

Re: Brits on the Box

More media coverage of pre-Brexit Brits living in Languedoc:
'Aude: the English blues of Corbières before Brexit'
https://www.lindependant.fr/2018/11/23/ ... 979407.php

Yours,
Ted & Jemima
by Ted & Jemima
Sat 06 Oct 2018 09:51
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Brits on the Box
Replies: 19
Views: 1674

Hello. A variation on the Brits in France & Brexit topic in this headline from today's La Depeche newspaper in Aude: https://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2018/1 ... mands.html .

Yours,
Ted & Jemima
by Ted & Jemima
Fri 14 Sep 2018 09:04
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Brits on the Box
Replies: 19
Views: 1674

Good morning! The segment was called 'Villefranche-de-Conflent (66) : les Britanniques et le Brexit' and you can view it at http://findinglanguedoc.com/tv/ where it is sixth from the top at present, but will move lower down the list as it is updated with the latest videos about the region. Yours, Te...