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started by: sanchaba-98759 · last update: 1238676563 · posted: 1238609566

Request from a visitor this summer: Does anyone if, and where, it is possible to book one of the above? Near to Bergerac/Perigeux preferred but Bordeaux also considered. Thanks

started by: rxc-100855 · last update: 1237476645 · posted: 1234536846

We paid the part-year tax on our boat last year when we arrived in France, and we thought we would get a bill each year, but nothing has shown up. Does anyone know when/whether we should expect a bill, or whether we need to go back to the Douane? Also, do any sailors know whether US-documented boats need to clear-in at every port when moving around France/the EU? We formally imported the boat as part of our demanagement into France, but we need to know whether we need to clear into, say la Rochelle when we sail up there in the spring.

started by: Perigord Lawn Bowls Club-104457 · last update: 1236614158 · posted: 1234193596

We are the only full sized Bowls Club in France situated in the Dordogne 2km from Vieux Mareuil on the D939 between Brantome and Angouleme at La Charrue. We will be holding our third Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 24th February at the Salle des Fetes in Vieux Mareuil commencing at 14.00hrs. New members will be very welcome.

started by: Shiatsu Lady · last update: 1234914726 · posted: 1234914726

I am interested to here from anyone who has had a pool supplied and fitted by a company in Bergerac called Flobleu.

started by: TheBloodyBrit · last update: 1234711630 · posted: 1234711630

Hello all Recently arrived in Bordeaux and wondered if there were any(medium club standard) tennis players who might like to hit some balls? Cheers Jim

started by: IngB-97110 · last update: 1234189690 · posted: 1234109509

Having hardly been out on my bike for a year or so I would really like to get fit again and ride with others some of the time. With spring around the corner (I hope), is there anyone out there who would like to join me in road rides? I am not fast enough to join the local cycling clubs (appears to be men only anyway) and I don't know of any women's groups but maybe there is someone else out there in the same position. We live at Rouffignac St Cernin and we could maybe meet at different places for rides. I hope there is someone out there keen to get out on their bike again too! Please get in touch. Regards, IngB

started by: Silver surfer-104079 · last update: 1232914366 · posted: 1232736790

Hi, we re going south from our home in the Charente. Off to Portugal with 2 dogs and the grandson. Can t find ANY sites open for stopovers between ARCACHON and BAYONNE. Please does anyone know of anything that may be open in Feb ... thanks so much...

started by: Greenman-99730 · last update: 1232309021 · posted: 1232309021

Hi Does anyone Know where I can find a Guitar teacher around the Nerac area? For my 11 year old daughter. Thanks Mark A thousand mile journey starts with the first step.

started by: cbrooker-102137 · last update: 1231700124 · posted: 1231700124

Anybody interested in starting up pigeon racing in Dordogne ? There are clubs out there always looking for new members , for more information contact devacaro@hotmail.com

started by: seamus-103715 · last update: 1231431116 · posted: 1231431116

1/4 share of Hunter/Legend 326 sailing cruiser for sale. Owned since new 2003, excellent condition & fully equipped for cruising. Price:18,000euro

started by: jasminny-103556 · last update: 1230745388 · posted: 1230745388

6 berth mobile home situated on 4 star campsite at Mimizan, Landes (Atlantic coast). Campsite has 2 swimming pools (1 heated), restaurant, mini supermarket, entertainment. Available to rent from 4 April to 13 September 2009. For more info & reservations visit www.mobil-home.webs.com or tel: 06 79 35 16 49

started by: gerbil-101911 · last update: 1230706066 · posted: 1230673629

Could anybody give any info ref boat hire-either for the day or possibly several days -boat sleeping up to six.Have thirty years boat handling experience-Lot or canal du lateral would be fine

started by: Webby-103529 · last update: 1230644878 · posted: 1230644878

Hi there, does anyone know of a veterans football team around the Miramont area? My knees are too old to keep up with the young ones! Regards, Craig

started by: Marmite-101547 · last update: 1229454313 · posted: 1222898838

Hi, we live between Vergt and Le Bugue in Dordogne, my two girls want to have horse riding lessons, they would prefer lessons in a group, can anyone recommend a good Equestre Centre? They speak good French.

started by: Terry Cordery-98958 · last update: 1228750536 · posted: 1226767516

We are in the process of extending our garden. When we have finished it is my intention to construct a small, 50 metre archery range with one or two butts, plus the necessary stop netting of course. I was wondering if there are any local archers out there who may be interested in forming a small and informal shooting club/ association. You would need your own equipment as my wife and I only have our own bows. I would hope to be up and running by the spring. Terry. Terry CorderyAnother retired teacher.

started by: whigers-96576 · last update: 1227640351 · posted: 1173280479

Hi there everyoneWe have been here a while now but are only now getting a bit of time to enjoy some old pass times, like the odd round of golf! I have read the list of clubs both here and in the Charente as we are nr the border at Parcoul. Can anyone give more of a pointer as to which are good and which are avoidable - for the time being I don't have the time to try them all!!!

started by: ruby-95472 · last update: 1226916403 · posted: 1226830340

I'm looking for a floating summer pool cover, bubble wrap type. Preferably with a roller for a 24ft x 12 ft above ground pool. Small price please.

started by: David Rowlands-101909 · last update: 1226845300 · posted: 1226845300

Any amateur musicians out there? I play the flute and would like to find a group to play with. Also, any book clubs around the Seyches, Marmande, Miramont area. We've just moved here and am missing these things. Any replies to Meg Brook. david rowlands

started by: Maisy2001-96801 · last update: 1226834508 · posted: 1226834508

Hello I am looking for someone in Dordogne who can give me lessons on how to ride my unicycle. I am very motivated to learn. Please contact me on 06 32 31 99 81. Thank you Kate

started by: Keith-94425 · last update: 1226660839 · posted: 1220729496

I simply cannot get my head around this. I have a French golf handicap of 36. Not very good I know. How is this handicap applied to French stableford competitions? Do you simply add an extra 2 shots to each par? I think it's 2 points if you hit your adjusted par, is that correct?

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