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by Kate
Fri 21 Mar 2008 10:52
Forum: General wine topics
Topic: Co-operatives
Replies: 56
Views: 17242

I bought a box of Montana red (on te road from Perps to Le Boulou, turn left at roundabout before the village catalan and follow signs - there is also a museum there. Very nice and drinkable and 18e for 10 litres
by Kate
Thu 13 Mar 2008 09:22
Forum: Travel
Topic: Petit Train Jaune
Replies: 15
Views: 10536

urrgggghhhh! Brain overload, brain overload (to be read in a Dalek voice!!)
by Kate
Fri 07 Mar 2008 17:38
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: English Speaking Notaires
Replies: 14
Views: 9701

Ah - that's interesting. Something worth checking on for people using British legal advisors etc.
by Kate
Fri 07 Mar 2008 11:19
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: English Speaking Notaires
Replies: 14
Views: 9701

Registered bilingual lawyer in both France and England as far as I know. Having said that, this is not a recommendation as such as I don't know him - he just sends me legal articles occasionally and seems to know what he is talking about!

http://www.stephensmithfranceltd.com/
by Kate
Fri 07 Mar 2008 10:13
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: English Speaking Notaires
Replies: 14
Views: 9701

There are a couple of English speaking notaires on this page David - both in Perpignan - or Stephen Smith who is a French property law specialist (if it's to do with property) and will presumably deal over the net/on phone
by Kate
Thu 06 Mar 2008 23:16
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Printed T shirts
Replies: 11
Views: 4070

Ordicopy in Ceret print T shirts (or certainly they did last year)
by Kate
Thu 21 Feb 2008 15:39
Forum: Travel
Topic: Registering a car
Replies: 3
Views: 2171

Hi Neil and Sue Well actually, hold your hosses cos I was told yesterday (by a very reliable source - get your typing fingers out Pol) that foreign cars no longer need to be reregisted in France. I havent actually heard anything myself but as that person reads the forum, hopefully she will have some...
by Kate
Sun 17 Feb 2008 15:05
Forum: Restaurant reviews and food matters
Topic: Chinese food
Replies: 11
Views: 4527

Chinese food

Originally posted: Tue 03 Jan 2006 09:16 All you Chinese Fans, there is A Brand New Chinese Restaurant opened at Mas Guerido Last Week, Just behind Gifi. The Food is Excellent and consists of a Large Buffet which has all the traditional Cantonese dishes unlike the run of the Mill French Vietnamese. ...
by Kate
Sun 17 Feb 2008 11:26
Forum: Health
Topic: Disabled Access
Replies: 9
Views: 3813

Maybe we should have a thread (or even a seperate forum title) for handicapped access, both recommendations and the opposite. Let me know if that would be of interest to people
by Kate
Sat 26 Jan 2008 15:24
Forum: Travel
Topic: Long term parking near Carcassonne Salvaza
Replies: 5
Views: 2916

Hi there and welcome to the forum.
by Kate
Mon 07 Jan 2008 09:06
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: International Removal:
Replies: 5
Views: 3026

Hi Steve
Send me your details and I'll put you in the site directory - we get a lot of enquiries from people looking for removals
by Kate
Thu 29 Nov 2007 08:08
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Builder
Replies: 15
Views: 7133

Hi Yes, as BD says, it is worth trying our directory of even better our English speaking services in PO Life if you have that, as we check that people advertising in it speak english before we put them in. (Well, we ask - we don't actually test them!!!) The following certainly speak english (in fact...
by Kate
Tue 27 Nov 2007 19:04
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Taxes d'habitation / fonciere
Replies: 15
Views: 7383

We had the same problem - not a light bulb in sight and she even took the garden shed (which was in the contract), parts of the fence and the plants out of the garden!!!!
by Kate
Tue 27 Nov 2007 18:31
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9808

Full medical cover as far as I understand it. have anoter quote in the pipeline from Generali which I am hoping to receive soon.
by Kate
Tue 27 Nov 2007 16:37
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9808

C'est probablement another mistake Seriously though, for those who haven't yet seen this, I have pasted below an article from The Connexion of 26th November 2007 BAN ON HEALTHCARE WILL NOT BE RETROSPECTIVE: CPAMs BEING UPDATED THIS WEEK Early-retiree British expats can remain in the French healthcar...
by Kate
Thu 22 Nov 2007 09:22
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9808

Hi Neil No, you haven't missed anything. It's me who hasn't been clear!! These are monthly premiums and ,depending on the policy and the service, provide between 75 and 100% back. There is a list for each policy saying what percentage you get back for what. Am in the UK at the mo on a VERY slow dial...
by Kate
Fri 16 Nov 2007 15:33
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9808

It's called Premier euro non assujettis
It could be a rough draught as it's obviously several photocopies put together.
by Kate
Fri 16 Nov 2007 09:24
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9808

If there is a deal for collective premiums, should we work together ? Hi Peter Most definitely. The bigger the group, the bigger the reduction. All that I have done so far is send emails to all the big insurers so it's early days, but I think this is the way forward to prevent people taking out ins...
by Kate
Thu 15 Nov 2007 18:34
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9808

Sorry - didn't have my glasses on when I wrote it!!!!!



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by Kate
Thu 15 Nov 2007 18:12
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Health care insurance
Replies: 26
Views: 9808

Health care insurance

I have received a letter from one of the large assurers (AXA in fact) giving me general details and prices of their proposed policy for ex pats. I know that some of you were wondering what kind of prices you were looking at so here's their price summary. This is of course before any group reduction ...
by Kate
Wed 31 Oct 2007 08:23
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17983

Maybe it is time for Kate to adopt the separation of topics into serious and trivial. I can expand on this subject if required. Both myself and the forum are particularly lucky to have VH at the helm where sorting out the wheat from the chaff is concerned. He is neutral, tolerant, unjudgmental, has...
by Kate
Tue 30 Oct 2007 18:11
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17983

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Hear, hear!
by Kate
Fri 26 Oct 2007 10:04
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17983

Is the info the official government line re the person interviewed and if so anyone taking the action on the info able to refer back in the event a court case, This is as a result of a 'chat' with the lady from the CPAM. To be quite honest, I don't think she knows any more (as maybe even less) than...
by Kate
Thu 25 Oct 2007 17:33
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17983

It might well be worth getting a couple of reputable agencies together and seeing what kind of reduction they will offer people if they get a large group. Insurers usually offer 'introducer's commission' for new contracts so we could ask for that commission to be deducted (I say we but it doesn't ap...
by Kate
Thu 25 Oct 2007 15:44
Forum: Health
Topic: Health care
Replies: 60
Views: 17983

Health care

Following on from a chat with the CPAM yesterday, points (which most of us are already aware) have been confirmed. if you have anything at all to add to this, please let me know so that we can share a maximum amount of info. http://www.anglophone-direct.com/Ex-pats-to-lose-state-health? The lady did...
by Kate
Mon 01 Oct 2007 15:03
Forum: General wine topics
Topic: NEW - Miracle Cure!
Replies: 3
Views: 1982

NEW - Miracle Cure!

Recommended by Julia! Do you have feelings of inadequacy? Do you suffer from shyness? Do you sometimes wish you were more assertive? If you answered yes to any of these questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist about White Wine . White Wine is the safe, natural way to feel better and more confident a...
by Kate
Tue 18 Sep 2007 13:01
Forum: General wine topics
Topic: Wine Tasting in Perpignan Streets
Replies: 14
Views: 5747

Maybe it's like Beaujolais Nouveau - Roussillon Nouveau????
Why in fact, is it acceptable to drink Beaujolais young but not others?
by Kate
Tue 18 Sep 2007 08:06
Forum: General wine topics
Topic: Wine Tasting in Perpignan Streets
Replies: 14
Views: 5747

by Kate
Tue 04 Sep 2007 16:31
Forum: Finance & Banking
Topic: Recent changes to French inheritance tax
Replies: 0
Views: 1063

Recent changes to French inheritance tax

Some of you might be interested in this article

http://www.anglophone-direct.com/Recent ... -to-French
by Kate
Fri 17 Aug 2007 14:39
Forum: Health
Topic: Doctors, dentists.......
Replies: 62
Views: 26961

That's right Opas - we are allowed to recommend her to one another but she is not allowed to recommend herself publicly - and certainly not allowed to pay any money for any form of advertising. (which is fine because the directory is free) I have put her in the directory here, http://www.anglophone-...