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by Kate
Sun 25 Nov 2018 14:06
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: P-O Life Mag
Replies: 3
Views: 356

Re: P-O Life Mag

It should be at the Tourist office in Ille Russell and you can ask them to put one aside for you in future. If not, the nearest I’d probably the Tourist offices in Vinca, or Thuir.
by Kate
Fri 23 Nov 2018 18:17
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: P-O Life Mag
Replies: 3
Views: 356

P-O Life Mag

Just in case you haven’t managed to grab a copy of the autumn mag yet.
https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/ma ... Life61.pdf
by Kate
Fri 23 Nov 2018 08:26
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Family accommodation wanted in Porta or Porte-Puymorens for ski season
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: Family accommodation wanted in Porta or Porte-Puymorens for ski season

Here’s the answer. Kikou cousine, merci de penser à nous. Nous louons toujours l’appartement à Porté puymorens, mais la location est à la semaine. Bises . https://www.gites-de-france.com/location-vacances-Porte-puymorens-Gite-L-edelweiss-66G114701.html Might be worth contacting them to see if they c...
by Kate
Thu 22 Nov 2018 08:37
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Family accommodation wanted in Porta or Porte-Puymorens for ski season
Replies: 5
Views: 533

Re: Family accommodation wanted in Porta or Porte-Puymorens for ski season

Hi,
My cousins live in Porté and have some rental properties I think. Will send them this post and ask them to get back to you if they can help.
by Kate
Wed 21 Nov 2018 15:36
Forum: Restaurant reviews and food matters
Topic: Pickled Onions
Replies: 9
Views: 1018

Re: Pickled Onions

Probably be tastier and better quality ....and the hand over will be more fun.
by Kate
Mon 19 Nov 2018 14:17
Forum: The Great Outdoors
Topic: When the “Aiguat” Comes, Nothing is Saved!
Replies: 0
Views: 726

When the “Aiguat” Comes, Nothing is Saved!

There’s a Catalan proverb: “Quan arriba l’aiguat, hi ha pas res de salvat”. When the aiguat comes, nothing is saved.
https://anglophone-direct.com/when-the- ... -is-saved/
by Kate
Fri 09 Nov 2018 09:30
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: P-O Life Weekly Newsletter
Replies: 2
Views: 514

P-O Life Weekly Newsletter

Where did the week go?? Another packed newsletter rolls off the (virtual) press. Do hope there is something useful for everybody.
https://anglophone-direct.com/wp-conten ... php?id=167
by Kate
Thu 08 Nov 2018 21:17
Forum: Pets
Topic: home for a donkey?
Replies: 15
Views: 1988

Re: home for a donkey?

Suggest you send a P M to make sure that they have seen your post.
by Kate
Wed 07 Nov 2018 20:35
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Amelie - Sale or Long-Term Let
Replies: 0
Views: 548

Amelie - Sale or Long-Term Let

Newly renovated 2 bedroom apartment in the heart of the historic town centre.
https://anglophone-direct.com/listing/s ... les-bains/
by Kate
Tue 06 Nov 2018 17:30
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: Lest We Forget – 100 Years
Replies: 0
Views: 531

Lest We Forget – 100 Years

2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War I and the region will be commemorating the centenary with a host of events across the weekend. Contact your local office de tourisme for info on what’s going on where you are and check out our (non exhaustive) list here https://anglophone-direct.com/ev...
by Kate
Fri 02 Nov 2018 15:55
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 659

Re: Advice please

Thanks Martyn. Have passed this on - and given them the link to the forum so they can check in for themselves.
by Kate
Fri 02 Nov 2018 15:54
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: new member
Replies: 5
Views: 2868

Re: new member

Hello Reina and welcome to the forum. Do hope that you find the forum useful and informative.
by Kate
Fri 02 Nov 2018 06:49
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 5
Views: 659

Advice please

By email Hello, I have just sold my property in France, and have not yet received any money from the Notaire, 3 weeks after the sale completed. I have been told the money has been sent, and they have had the funds debited from their account, but my bank has no trace of receiving the funds. I have r...
by Kate
Tue 30 Oct 2018 16:51
Forum: Airport Transport
Topic: London - Barcelona Flight Heads Up
Replies: 1
Views: 473

London - Barcelona Flight Heads Up

From Robbie Shaw, our airport news correspondent Early I know, but a heads up on London - Barcelona flights for next summer. Effective 31 March 2019 British Airways will cease Gatwick - Barcelona flights, There are still plenty though by EasyJet and Vueling, and the latter is likely to increase fli...
by Kate
Mon 29 Oct 2018 15:57
Forum: Places to visit/Info about the area
Topic: ARCHIPEL THEATRE...FREE TOUR
Replies: 1
Views: 710

ARCHIPEL THEATRE...FREE TOUR

How about taking a free tour around the Archipel theatre at the weekend? https://anglophone-direct.com/listing/theatre-de-larchipel-perpignan/ Book your place now for the fascinating, FREE GUIDED TOUR this coming Saturday! Box Office open from 12 o'clock to 6.30 pm. 04 68 62 62 15. Designed by renow...
by Kate
Fri 26 Oct 2018 09:36
Forum: Entertainment & Events
Topic: Expo: Perpignan during WW1
Replies: 0
Views: 600

Expo: Perpignan during WW1

Celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War, archives have been compiled into an exhibition entitled “Perpignan in the First World War”.
https://anglophone-direct.com/event/per ... world-war/
by Kate
Tue 23 Oct 2018 18:01
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Updated Forum Now On Line. Give it a go...
Replies: 36
Views: 2689

Re: Updated Forum Now On Line. Give it a go...

Click on Quick Links at the top left and it should give you several options. For photos etc .....At the bottom of the post box is a two tab box one says "options", the other "attachments". Click on the box and you can upload a file. Alternatively just drag and drop an image into the post text area. ...
by Kate
Tue 23 Oct 2018 11:21
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Updated Forum Now On Line. Give it a go...
Replies: 36
Views: 2689

Re: UPDATED FORUM NOW ON LINE. GIVE IT A GO.

All comments very welcome and passed on. Sadly it's not me doing the update as I'm just not clever enough!! :oops: Instead I gave in and decided the only way to get it properly updated was to pay a professional! Please continue to pass on any comments, no matter how small, as it's still very much a ...
by Kate
Mon 22 Oct 2018 17:43
Forum: Welcome to the P-O. Life Forum
Topic: Updated Forum Now On Line. Give it a go...
Replies: 36
Views: 2689

Updated Forum Now On Line. Give it a go...

Updated forum now on line. Give it a go and let us know what you think.
by Kate
Tue 16 Oct 2018 17:28
Forum: Restaurant reviews and food matters
Topic: A tale of 2 chickens
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Good ol’ KFC. You’ve got to love ’em!
by Kate
Thu 11 Oct 2018 08:34
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Termite traps
Replies: 2
Views: 606

Olivier uses a company which he has found very reliable up to now. They are Sud Traitement Termite and Pest Control, Perpignan. He’s used them for quite a few years now sans problème. They also advertise on the site but he recommends them from personal experience. https://anglophone-direct.com/li...
by Kate
Tue 09 Oct 2018 13:18
Forum: Services & Trades
Topic: Changing electricity supplier
Replies: 6
Views: 894

Ouch! Not a helpful answer at all but I have heard three horror stories about making the change so far and no good ones! Best of luck!
by Kate
Sun 07 Oct 2018 12:57
Forum: Pets
Topic: Pet sitter available!
Replies: 5
Views: 1087

Just what we need Jenny. People around here are always looking for dog sitters, myself included, (Although I have some fabulous friends who come and look after our dogs, but I have recommended them to too many people recently and they are becoming a little bit too much in demand. Looooool) Will shar...
by Kate
Fri 05 Oct 2018 14:42
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Vernet les Bains
Replies: 9
Views: 1241

I like Vernet. I have some friends who moved there from further down the valley and love it as far as I know.
Here's a bit more about it. martyn has described it rather well, the shabby chic etc....and a great curry house as he says!
https://anglophone-direct.com/vernet-les-bains-2/ :lol:
by Kate
Wed 03 Oct 2018 18:45
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Applying for carte de sejour
Replies: 8
Views: 1040

Check out p49 of the latest P-O Life mag.
https://anglophone-direct.com/ap_img/ma ... Life61.pdf
by Kate
Mon 01 Oct 2018 08:26
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: 50 years on.
Replies: 16
Views: 1672

Loving hearing about people's past. Adds a bit of depth to a name.
by Kate
Sat 29 Sep 2018 08:31
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: 50 years on.
Replies: 16
Views: 1672

Where does the time go? I worked in Roscoff for Brittany Ferries, then St Malo Tourist Office as a stagaire, on to university in Strasbourg for a few years, back to England to teach french, then went on to teach in Surgeres near La Rochelle and finally Paris where I met Le usband. It’s all seems j...
by Kate
Thu 27 Sep 2018 21:36
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Applying for carte de sejour
Replies: 8
Views: 1040

An article coming out in next P-O Life mag (out this weekend) has readers’ experiences.