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by Nigel and Karen
Wed 26 Oct 2016 18:59
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: Air conditioning and heating
Replies: 14
Views: 4303

I know it varies with different size rooms etc but what is the about, cost for 1 outside unit and 2 inside ones, fitted into bedroom size rooms ?
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 21 Oct 2016 11:08
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Recommendation for mattress shop
Replies: 19
Views: 6763

thanks for the info, and link.
by Nigel and Karen
Thu 20 Oct 2016 10:22
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Recommendation for mattress shop
Replies: 19
Views: 6763

when you go to the decheterie do you just turn up as in the UK or do you need proof of your address ??
by Nigel and Karen
Wed 19 Oct 2016 11:18
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Recommendation for mattress shop
Replies: 19
Views: 6763

thanks, I am looking for a new mattress, I am curious ? how did you get rid of the old one ??
by Nigel and Karen
Mon 18 Jul 2016 12:00
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Shore or Rock fishing near to BArcares or Collioure
Replies: 13
Views: 4956

They fish off the sea break in St Cyprien, but in the last 17 years I have never seen anyone catch anything.
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 15 Jul 2016 18:15
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Andorra
Replies: 13
Views: 4408

thasnks.
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 15 Jul 2016 14:11
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Andorra
Replies: 13
Views: 4408

What is the road like (From the French side) I am always a bit unsure as to how "hairy" it is.
by Nigel and Karen
Mon 16 May 2016 11:32
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Smoking out the Brexout Mistruths and lack of Substance
Replies: 65
Views: 17479

Great post Gus, have copied and pasted it to my Facebook page, hope you dont mind.
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 26 Feb 2016 11:19
Forum: Travel
Topic: Firefly car hire at Girona airport
Replies: 23
Views: 14498

how much is the train ? I presumed it was very expensive compared to flying.
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 29 Jan 2016 13:21
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Filmon on Kindle Fire First Generation
Replies: 3
Views: 2537

by Nigel and Karen
Fri 29 Jan 2016 13:19
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Day trip to the snow... Where?
Replies: 3
Views: 2322

Pyrenees2000

I go to Pyrenees2000, there is a sledging area (free) and lots of shops and parking, just before you turn right to enter the village there is a parking area with lots of walking including GR10, I have spent hours walking in the area.
by Nigel and Karen
Mon 19 Oct 2015 18:19
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Superyachts
Replies: 14
Views: 5721

GrahamC wrote:I like the superyacht currently berthed in Puerto Banus. On the transom it says:

'This time next year...' Along with an image of a battered old Reliant Robin
It should have been " this time last year "
by Nigel and Karen
Wed 11 Feb 2015 11:55
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: 1984 ?
Replies: 4
Views: 2335

Its so wrong but true, I know someone who has one and he swears that if he talks about holidays in front of his TV then uses his laptop all the advertising is holiday related but if he goes back and talks about electricity suddenly the adverts are all about switching to a new provider.

spooky !!
by Nigel and Karen
Sat 31 Jan 2015 12:01
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Where is Orange on the Ave D'Espagne
Replies: 8
Views: 4273

thanks
by Nigel and Karen
Sat 31 Jan 2015 10:34
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Where is Orange on the Ave D'Espagne
Replies: 8
Views: 4273

could you please post the phone number for the English speaking help line.
by Nigel and Karen
Sun 04 Jan 2015 14:21
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: What a beautiful day....
Replies: 15
Views: 6934

thanks
by Nigel and Karen
Sun 04 Jan 2015 12:27
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: What a beautiful day....
Replies: 15
Views: 6934

sunny but only 4deg here in lichfield, Look out though as I arrive in St Cyprien on Tuesday so make the most of the good weather as the wind and rain wikk kick in just as m plane lands. :wink: :wink:
by Nigel and Karen
Tue 18 Nov 2014 13:25
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: 2015 sales
Replies: 3
Views: 2482

Thanks :D
by Nigel and Karen
Tue 18 Nov 2014 11:20
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: 2015 sales
Replies: 3
Views: 2482

2015 sales

Any one know the dates for the January sales ?
by Nigel and Karen
Mon 25 Aug 2014 16:23
Forum: Weather Information
Topic: Weather station
Replies: 10
Views: 5351

thanks, now saved to my mobile.
by Nigel and Karen
Mon 04 Aug 2014 15:47
Forum: Shopping
Topic: cybercafe
Replies: 4
Views: 2379

The one behind the Casino (shop) in Canet is the one i use for printing tickets.
by Nigel and Karen
Wed 02 Jul 2014 12:14
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Snorkeling
Replies: 10
Views: 4942

The right hand side (as you face the sea) of Racou beach is great.
by Nigel and Karen
Sat 03 May 2014 14:52
Forum: Travel
Topic: RYANAIR
Replies: 28
Views: 13366

one thing I noticed is that on your boarding pass that you print yourself it gives the flight time and the time that the GATE closes, it use to show the time that the baggage gate closed, so if you turn up just before the gate closes the baggage drop will already be closed. only a subtle change but ...
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 25 Apr 2014 19:07
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Garden stone wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 2471

Weldom, next to where they are building the new school.
by Nigel and Karen
Wed 23 Apr 2014 18:08
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Public Printing.
Replies: 9
Views: 3282

Geoman wrote:PC shop behind intermache in Ceret does it costs about €1 just check his opening times.
thats where i print mine, about 2 euro for the computer and 30 cents a copy, just go to thje ryanair site and hit print and the lady behind the counter gets them for you.
by Nigel and Karen
Sun 02 Mar 2014 19:48
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Russian Joke
Replies: 3
Views: 2592

Russian Joke

A Russian guy crosses a border checkpoint into Ukraine.
- "Nationality?"
- "Russian"
- "Occupation?"
- "No, no. Just visiting."
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 07 Feb 2014 10:52
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Prepay Sim card in France
Replies: 3
Views: 1831

I use Orange , 10 euro for 500 meg over 2 weeks plenty for checking emails and other stuff.

it depends on reception for years i thought St Cyp had bad reception because my mobile on roaming chose SFR which has poor reception by chance i tried orange and get a full signal.
by Nigel and Karen
Wed 29 Jan 2014 20:42
Forum: Travel
Topic: Hertz v Thrifty rental
Replies: 11
Views: 12901

We used holiday autos in the summer at Perp airport and it was a thrifty and we collected it from herts. we had a problem see http://forum.anglophone-direct.com/setopic_12949-.html and it just occurred to me that when i phoned i phoned herts and not thrifty and they quickly sorted me out so I guess ...
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 03 Jan 2014 14:08
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Sales
Replies: 3
Views: 2125

thanks :D
by Nigel and Karen
Fri 03 Jan 2014 13:27
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Sales
Replies: 3
Views: 2125

Sales

Anyone know when the sales start ?

I am arriving tomorrow and need more "stuff".

PS sorry about the weather (it always changes when I arrive).