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started by: IzzieHal-946439 · last update: 1574853450 · posted: 1574853450

Hello everyone. Though not officially an expat in France, I am currently going backwards and forwards between the UK and Ginoles. I am trying to relocate over there and need a job. I speak fluent English, Spanish and Portuguese and basic French and have office management as well as translation experience. I wonder if anyone has contacts or knows of a local newspaper where jobs are posted? Ideally looking for work in areas of Quillan, Limoux, Carcassonne or anywhere within an hour of Ginoles.. I realise it isn't easy to find work in some of these areas but I am open to suggestions. Je vous remercie infinitement. :) 

started by: Olivia-CREMEL -948219 · last update: 1573142040 · posted: 1573142040

Hello there, My name is Olivia. I live in nimes with my husband and 1 year old girl. If anyone needs any help etc please contact me. Airport runs etc. Don’t hesitate. I am fluent in French and have been living here for a good 15 years now. Also any parents with children the same ages would be fantastic to meet up! Speak soon! Olivia 

started by: Sally-Ricci-945381 · last update: 1569354797 · posted: 1569354797

Hello,We are an English couple looking to rent a house with a garden, for 6months/year maybe more while we get to know the area and house hunt ourselves.If anyone can help here, it would be very much appreciated.Thanks 

started by: davidblain · last update: 1568701215 · posted: 1568701215

Hi found a collection of stamps does anyone know where I can  get them valued thanks

started by: anita-sandison-930454 · last update: 1566802752 · posted: 1566802752

What on earth has happened while we have been away. Has everyone gone home?

started by: anita-sandison-930454 · last update: 1566802657 · posted: 1566802657

Does anyone live around here with children? I have two children 5 and 10 and we are back here for a while. They really would love some friends for them asap. Anybody?

started by: Gary-Mounfield-942901 · last update: 1566115562 · posted: 1566115562

Does anybody please have a contact for an english speaking internet installer / system repairer in the perpignan area, who can also set up sky systems. We dont have broadband access, just old school telephone line, and we need a system that can serve our full property. Our old guy , stephen from digitv has gone back to uk, and were stuck here with our internet & Sky tv not working properly, and the kids are driving us MAD !... please help

started by: chalky-483099 · last update: 1560773522 · posted: 1560773522

Hi peeps,I know a lot of you fine people are now living in France, but do you sometimes get homesick and miss the great English weather lol ? Have you ever thought it might be nice to have a little bolt hole for when you want to visit the family. We are a lovely friendly park in Kent. We are opposite golden sandy beaches and back onto a beautiful nature reserve which boasts endless amounts of wild flowers and bird watching is a favourite with our owners.Our Holiday homes start from just £15.995 , We have 2 and 3 bedrooms in stock with choices of double glazing and central heating.  For more information please email me on anne.white@parkdean-resorts.com I look forward to hearing from you but for now "bonne journee"  

started by: vogue11-495517 · last update: 1556143409 · posted: 1556143409

This used to be a great networking site for us in the Aude! Where is everyone?But Im hearing people feel like they need to be on FB to be part of things - its the same comparison as community spirit and city living.I know which I preferPinch yourselves, here is real life :)

started by: Helen936117 · last update: 1555054006 · posted: 1555054006

Hi, we are considering moving to Limoux (once we sell our home in UK) and wondered if anyone could give us any advice on living costs? Not so much food and petrol, but all the other bills. Thanks 

started by: Yvonne-Gerstel-Grant-896678 · last update: 1548441480 · posted: 1548441480

Are there any in or around Pezenas and Beziers (and surrounding areas) please.  I'm not looking for lessons just informal meet up groups.  Many thanks

started by: Katie -Ravenscroft -898211 · last update: 1521386332 · posted: 1521371719

Does anyone know of any charity shops plus their addresses that take clothing? Carcassonne area or Narbonne area. Having a clear out and would like them to go to a good cause  thanks 

started by: Katie -Ravenscroft -898211 · last update: 1521372072 · posted: 1521372072

Just putting some feelers out - can anyone recommend Englsih speaking removals or 2 men with large van for potential removals from Aude to South England?

started by: Sgt Colon · last update: 1519383045 · posted: 1519383045

In April I shall be travelling from my new home in Barjac toManchester. I am taking an empty trailer with which I shall later return withmore of our own household furnishings and equipment. The trailer and /or therear of my Renault Grand Scenic is available should a forum member need to sendsome items to the UK. This would be helpful to me to share the burden of mytravel cost. I will start the journey on the 2nd April with anovernight stop before catching the Zeebrugge to Hull ferry on 3rdApril. Arrival in Hull and delivery to North of England would be Wednesday 4thApril. The trailer is new with a cover that has proved to be waterproof.I am a retired Police Officer, I would need to examine thegoods before sealed in any packaging and a signed statement / disclaimer wouldbe neccesary Car trailer twin axle8'7"x4'2" 750kg NEPTUN trailer     Overall Internal Length: 3.78m/12'4" Length: 2.63m/ 8'7" Width: 1.81m/5'11" Width: 1.29m/4'2"  Payload: 536kg Height side:40cm/1'3"+top cover 120cm/3'11" Gross Weight: 750kg Weight trailer: 214kg  Graham Wilson

started by: PR-Office-894025 · last update: 1518464322 · posted: 1518464322

At the recent AGM of CSF Sud de France Dr Martin Christlieb gave a very interesting talk on the latest developments in Cancer Research. I thought the issue might be of interest to a wider audience: http://www.oncology.ox.ac.uk/article/cancer-en-francais

started by: lilymo-499868 · last update: 1518032554 · posted: 1518032554

Hi, Does anyone play Mahjong?

started by: victoriagrant · last update: 1517944710 · posted: 1517944710

Hello,Could anyone recommend a removals company who could move us from the Dordogne to Narbonne. Thank you you so much in advance! Victoria 

started by: Neil-Dickinson-919096 · last update: 1515773586 · posted: 1515590986

Does anyone know if BA have decided to stop their summer flights to Montpellier. We used it last year but can't seem to book this year.

started by: Nic -Clarke-908350 · last update: 1515588517 · posted: 1515588517

Is anybody driving over to the UK in a van in the foreseeable future, west country ideally, that has We have a couch at my mothers house in Fougax (not quite in the Languedoc) that we'd like bringing over to Bristol. It separates into two pieces and takes up 1 metre cubed when on it's resting on it's sides. Can anybody help?

started by: thewritersroom-401251 · last update: 1513759751 · posted: 1512577591

A quirky question for you...If you're based in the Pyrénées Orientales, do you fancy sharing your reasons for choosing to live here?I'm a freelance features writer and I'd love to find out what made you choose this area above others. I'm based in Brittany, so I  know from experience that living in an area is very different from simply visiting.The piece I'm researching is actually about property and relocation, but I'd prefer to include direct experience to add another dimension to the article. For example, what's it like off-season or which aspects of life in south-east France are different from how you expected. What do you still love best?If you're happy to be featured in a longer section explaining how you found your property and have your photo in the piece, feel free to let me know. If you run a business, I'll give it a mention. Many thanks in advance to anyone happy to spare a few moments to contribute,Liza

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