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by Kate
Thu 06 Dec 2018 21:41
Forum: Travel
Topic: Routes to Spain
Replies: 5
Views: 882

Re: Routes to Spain

If the coming weekend is anything like last weekend, don’t even consider coming anywhere near Le Boulou on Saturday...but Sunday it was completely clear and we sailed into Spain with hardly a car in sight. Coast road a pretty option. Enjoy!
by Kate
Wed 05 Dec 2018 14:18
Forum: Travel
Topic: Registering a Vespa scooter
Replies: 0
Views: 615

Registering a Vespa scooter

Received by email Registering a Vespa motor scooter now on UK plates Hello there, really hope you can help please. Trying to register above online unsuccessfully. I can fill in the form correctly, all accepted until I try filling in slot for registration number. It will not allow me to do as it tell...
by Kate
Wed 05 Dec 2018 14:16
Forum: Language Matters
Topic: Preceding direct object
Replies: 11
Views: 1613

Re: Preceding direct object

Welcome Ashforim. A great time to learn a language cos you probably have more time on your hands....but not so good for some from a memory point of view! :( Forget about picky little things like agreement of objects - they won't make any difference to the understanding of either the written or the s...
by Kate
Mon 03 Dec 2018 08:26
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: The Yellow Peril
Replies: 7
Views: 930

Re: The Yellow Peril

@RogB Would strongly advise booking taxi in advance. Just reading that tear gas (gaz lacrymogène) was used by ‘les forces de l’ordre’ in Perpignan yesterday in response to stones and missiles being thrown at them. The slippery slope? Can’t help thinking that some of these people are rather enjoying ...
by Kate
Fri 30 Nov 2018 13:28
Forum: Anything about Anything
Topic: The Yellow Peril
Replies: 7
Views: 930

Re: The Yellow Peril

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Not sure if this attachment is going to work but if you can see it, it is a flyer being handed out by the gilets jaunes. My worry is.....who is JE?
by Kate
Thu 29 Nov 2018 12:55
Forum: Property & Accommodation
Topic: Moving to PO - sequencing and removal firms
Replies: 4
Views: 767

Re: Moving to PO - sequencing and removal firms

Brittania Sandersteads are worth asking for a quote. Owner Steve has a holiday home here so makes regular trips. I know of a couple of people who have used them and found them reliable though no personal experience myself. https://anglophone-direct.com/listing/britannia-standersteads/ For the rest, ...
by Kate
Tue 27 Nov 2018 12:34
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: Local News...
Replies: 0
Views: 564

Local News...

by Kate
Sun 25 Nov 2018 14:06
Forum: P-O. Life Café
Topic: P-O Life Mag
Replies: 3
Views: 439

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: 439

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: 644

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: 644

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: 1320

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: 821

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: 606

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: 2231

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: 602

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: 600

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: 758

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: 2977

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: 758

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: 562

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: 792

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: 656

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: 4064

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: 4064

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: 4064

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: 494

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: 702

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...