Search found 1819 matches

by Kate
Thu 20 Sep 2018 14:16
Forum: Pets
Topic: Dog Trainer
Replies: 5
Views: 754

You could join the Facebook group P-O Life (Mediterranean Pyrenees) athttps://www.facebook.com/groups/781185495231402/...but please stick around the forum too. We need all the support we can get as everyone heads over to Facebook!! :(
Good luck with the lovely lab: :lol:
by Kate
Sun 16 Sep 2018 12:32
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: Does anyone use Cheques D'Emploi
Replies: 14
Views: 1229

Thanks Russell. Will add that the original article.
by Kate
Sat 15 Sep 2018 20:29
Forum: Health
Topic: Dentist in Spain
Replies: 5
Views: 1118

Yes, I’m very happy with it so far. Still awaiting the second part as the bone graft had to grow and the next part takes place in October but they were all very efficient, and I plants seem to be their specialty. Having said that, my first implant in France was also well done, but the remboursemen...
by Kate
Sat 15 Sep 2018 20:16
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: Does anyone use Cheques D'Emploi
Replies: 14
Views: 1229

Don’t know if this will tell you anymore than you already know but there are definitely more advantages than disadvantages. https://anglophone-direct.com/the-cheque-emploi-casual-labour/ Basically, you become an employer and the employee is on a contract meaning he or she has most of the same righ...
by Kate
Sat 15 Sep 2018 13:31
Forum: Airport Transport
Topic: Perpignan Airport <> Collioure Sept 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 1378

Safe journey. Hope your travel arrangements work out with the minimum of hassle.
by Kate
Sat 15 Sep 2018 13:30
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Roof repairs
Replies: 3
Views: 526

Both I think! :lol:
by Kate
Sat 15 Sep 2018 09:02
Forum: Pets
Topic: Dog Trainer
Replies: 5
Views: 754

And a further post.....

Sorry, Trevor is away until March/April next year. Look up Club Canin Laroque, there's a very friendly group there who do dog obedience training and agility classes.

Back to where you started. :lol:
by Kate
Sat 15 Sep 2018 00:26
Forum: Pets
Topic: Dog Trainer
Replies: 5
Views: 754

From Facebook
You must mean Trevor Howson! Will try to find contact details.
But hopefully it’s sorted now. Bonne chance.
by Kate
Fri 14 Sep 2018 14:00
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Brits on the Box
Replies: 19
Views: 2272

Merci to all.
by Kate
Fri 14 Sep 2018 08:27
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Brits on the Box
Replies: 19
Views: 2272

Rats. Missed it. Doesnt really matter who they picked does it? A cross section would be those who speak french fluently, those who speak it passably, and those who don’t speak it at all. Has to be one of those groups so why not the third? :-) It was actually done via the P-O Life Face book Page wh...
by Kate
Thu 13 Sep 2018 16:35
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Roof repairs
Replies: 3
Views: 526

by Kate
Wed 12 Sep 2018 18:09
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Irish passeports
Replies: 9
Views: 928

Never thought of it affecting what queue I stand in! Thanks
by Kate
Wed 12 Sep 2018 08:24
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Irish passeports
Replies: 9
Views: 928

What are the advantages of having an Irish passport?
by Kate
Thu 06 Sep 2018 23:14
Forum: Pets
Topic: home for a donkey?
Replies: 15
Views: 1986

...and some more suggestions from Facebook You could post this to Cheval66. If you could pass this on, please: Association Caramel in Tresserre and there is a donkey-farm in Fourques. Good luck. Ferme du Bonheur in Argelès You might consider the new refuge in Ceret... ?? Can't remember the name... ...
by Kate
Wed 05 Sep 2018 15:32
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Things to do in & around Collioure Sep '18
Replies: 11
Views: 1566

Tours around neighbouring Argelès sur Mer in English
https://anglophone-direct.com/get-to-kn ... s-sur-mer/
by Kate
Wed 05 Sep 2018 15:24
Forum: Language Matters
Topic: Preceding direct object
Replies: 11
Views: 1286

It may have changed now but our brief when teaching GCSE French in England many years ago, particularly in the speaking test, was that it should be good enough to be 'understood by a sympathetic native French speaker' ie accuracy didn't matter. Agreement with avoir certainly didn't matter (even at A...
by Kate
Tue 04 Sep 2018 09:55
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Things to do in & around Collioure Sep '18
Replies: 11
Views: 1566

And here's a little bit more about it - not so much what's to do but plenty about the history and heritage.
https://anglophone-direct.com/collioure/
by Kate
Mon 03 Sep 2018 09:58
Forum: Pets
Topic: home for a donkey?
Replies: 15
Views: 1986

And answers from Facebook. LAFERMEDUBONHEUR.ORG La Ferme du Bonheur/about us Heehaws - For the Love of Donkeys find them on FB I would recommend having him castrated. It will be very difficult to find a good home for him otherwise. http://lafermeauxgrandesoreilles.fr/tarifs.html A friend has suggest...
by Kate
Sun 02 Sep 2018 08:40
Forum: Pets
Topic: Words of command in French
Replies: 15
Views: 2202

Haha. Just accept that silly is usually male! Just going back to those commands, we use ‘panier’ to tell them to go to their basket, but it works equally well with ‘basket’ Or pretty much any two syllable word as long as the intonation is right! Enjoy them. We’ve just been on holiday for a...
by Kate
Wed 29 Aug 2018 20:18
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Posting not working on the forum
Replies: 2
Views: 496

Thanks Allan. Think I need to either fork out the money lor et it slip away. Keep putting the de ision off in the hope that it will just repaire itself one night while I’m asleep! :-)
PS Works OK for me.
by Kate
Sun 19 Aug 2018 00:30
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: National Joke Day
Replies: 4
Views: 693

What do you call a Spanish flasher?
Senor Willy.
by Kate
Tue 14 Aug 2018 12:02
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Waste Recycling
Replies: 1
Views: 498

If it's usable, you could take it to Emmaus
https://anglophone-direct.com/emmaus/
by Kate
Wed 08 Aug 2018 13:38
Forum: Pets
Topic: Words of command in French
Replies: 15
Views: 2202

Bits of hot dog sausage, Buy in packs in supermarkets, cut up into tiny pieces and keep in a zip lock bag. Tasty and healthy cos they’re practically fat free apparently- or so recommended our obedience teacher. If not, any pet shop sells doggy treats or rewards. Need to be small enough to eat quic...
by Kate
Sat 04 Aug 2018 12:46
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: CANICULE
Replies: 6
Views: 1048

I’m finding it hotter than 2003.....but maybe it’s because I’m older!
by Kate
Thu 26 Jul 2018 10:00
Forum: Hi Tech/Geek
Topic: Amazon Echo arrives in France
Replies: 38
Views: 4593

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Kate
Mon 16 Jul 2018 15:42
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Looking for local English speaking software developers etc
Replies: 2
Views: 708

Hello Stephen. Please give the name and address of your group so that we can be sure that it is above board for our members and let us know in what way you are hoping to work with English speakers. Thank you.
by Kate
Sat 14 Jul 2018 08:04
Forum: Restaurant reviews and food matters
Topic: Lunch and dinner around Prades and Vernet
Replies: 6
Views: 1379

Le Square in Ille sur Tet is very good, or certainly was last year. It does those plats combinés if you're in a hurry. Shady terrace, friendly service.
ave Pasteur in Ille sur Tet
Have a lovely day.
by Kate
Tue 10 Jul 2018 10:24
Forum: Health
Topic: English Speaking Doctor in the Le Boulou Area
Replies: 4
Views: 1452

I go to Isabelle Rossetti in Maureillas. Absolutely excellent. Lovely lady, thorough, spends time to talk and think things through.... Enough English to manage a consultation though by no means fluent. I've had several doctors since I moved here (they keep moving away. Hope it's nothing to do with m...
by Kate
Sun 08 Jul 2018 07:00
Forum: Airport Transport
Topic: Girona airport Thursday 12th
Replies: 0
Views: 762

Girona airport Thursday 12th

Picking friends up at 10am if anybody wants a lift.
by Kate
Thu 05 Jul 2018 18:45
Forum: Restaurant reviews and food matters
Topic: In search of a full English breakfast
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

Noooooooo. Quel bugga. We’ve only been on a Sunday lunchtime but we love it. Took the mother in law expecting her to complain (the meat is certainly not cut off the joint, the Yorkshire puddings are Aunty Bessie...but she loved it. Somehow, it just does the trick. Really surprised about breakfast ...