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started by: watern-598973 · last update: 1202225062 · posted: 1169837220

We are looking to re locate to France and would like to know how we can get a job without currently speaking much of the language. I am a 43 year successful Retail Regional manager with many years experience in the High street and have many transferable competencies. My partner has many years experience in working with children with learning difficulties and is currently also doing a degree on O.U in childcare. We have a three year old daughter also who is desperate to learn French Can anyone offer some advise as to where we can look? We do not necessarily require work in our current fields but are looking to downsize and get a better quality of life together away from the Rat race? Love the countryside, would consider working alongside a growing business ventures, just need an opportunity and we can supply the rest! sounds familiar i know.. Any advice or leads would be great? Thanks Neil Neil Waterhouse

started by: Meredith-598478 · last update: 1201786144 · posted: 1201786144

URGENT--DEADLINE Today Jan. 31 to sign up for on-line voting URGENT--DEADLINE Today Jan. 31 to sign up for on-line voting Reply with quote Edit/Delete this post Delete this post All U.S. citizens living abroad who wish to participate in the Democrats Abroad historic global primary must sign up by midnight tonight GMT if they wish to vote by email, fax or post. (In person voting is different.) To sign up, go to www.democratsabroad.org and click JOIN. If you are already a member, you STILL need to click YES on the box indicating that you wish to take part by internet. If you are NOT yet a member, you must JOIN to participate. (There are no dues.) If you want to vote by fax or post, do NOT click YES for the internet voting. You simply verify your membership and then send an email TODAY to Joe Smallhoover, Chair of Democrats Abroad France, asking for a postal or fax ballot: joe@smallhoover.net You can also vote in person in Toulouse on Super Tuesday, Feb. 5th from noon until 8pm at the Ecole du Commerce, (Business School of Toulouse), 20 Blvd Lascrosse near Campens Caffarelli. If you vote in person, you can join DA on the spot. Please bring your passport or other proof of citizenship. We'll announce the results immediately after the poll closes at 8pm as soon as we finish counting the votes. There will be aperos, if you care to join us! Also, DA will be screening two excellent documentaries all day long while voting is going on. Both films have been nominated for Academy Awards: SICKO by Michael Moore and NO END IN SIGHT about the war in Iraq. The students of the ESC will be conducting their own mock primary election and those results will be announced around 8pm too. The students are also conducting a debate related to American election issues which all voters are invited to drop in on. This is your chance to vote for Clinton or Obama! Your vote is your voice! For questions, contact Meredith Wheeler, Chair, Toulouse Chapter DA France at meredith.wheeler@free.fr or 05 63 59 11 32

started by: kate-598235 · last update: 1192316826 · posted: 1192316826

Well done England ....... What a shame for France xxxx

started by: 47AJM-599807 · last update: 1191759555 · posted: 1191593098

Just wanted to add my wish after reading on limericks it was your birthday! Happy 72nd, and congratulations!

started by: Meredith-598478 · last update: 1191282954 · posted: 1191282954

U.S. Citizens--your voice is your VOTE! The American primary season begins in January!! Who will you vote for as our next Democratic Presidential candidate? Don't know yet? Come and see the candidates debate the issues. We're screening their first autumn debate on Saturday, October 6th at the Ecole du Commerce (the Business School of Toulouse) from 5pm until about 7pm. Entrance is free. Refreshments afterwards while we discuss what we saw. When? Saturday, Oct 6, 2007, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM Where? Ecole du Commerce 20 Blvd Lascrosse RSVP meredith.wheeler@free.fr Sponsored by the Southwest Chapter of Democrats Abroad France

started by: johnners3-599555 · last update: 1181405441 · posted: 1179143229

As I am sure you have heard, Madeline McCann went missing in Portugal well over a week ago and I am trying to do my bit to help. I am a member of Anglo Info in Brittany, I am trying to use this forum and its helpful members to spread the word of her disappearance. Please could as many Anglo Info members in Midi-Pyrenees, download the "Help Find Madeleine" poster and put it up where possible in windows, in shops or wherever it could be seen. Hopefully, somebody will see it and provide information which may lead to her safe return. The link below takes you to the poster - http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2007210886,00.html There are more recent posters also available on The Suns website and at www.sky.com/news Thanks for your help Duncan

started by: Cordonbleu-598324 · last update: 1180784108 · posted: 1158080267

Does anyone need Garden Maintenance (weeding ,pruning ,dead heading) Cooking-Lunches,Dinner parties preparation for Thanksgiving or Christmas Mince pies,christmas cake or puddings  and any other events. Advise please on how to start up and the amount of work likely to come from an enterprise like this.  

started by: Meredith-598478 · last update: 1162727141 · posted: 1162727141

Come CELEBRATE the outcome of the U.S. midterm elections!! with other politically-awake Americans on Wednesday, November 8th, 6pm-8pm at Les Coulisses 5 Blvd Strasbourg, Toulouse (around the corner from the UGC cinema) http://www.les-coulisses.com/ LIVE gospel choir, wine & tapas 20 euros per person RSVP to info@DAFsouthwest.org All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. --Edmund Burke b. 1729

started by: wayne leitch-598242 · last update: 1156688379 · posted: 1147814966

Hi I am considering a permanent move to france with my wife and young family.I have 4 daughters aged 13, 11, 6 and 2. Can someone give me a ballpark how much to have in the budget to get me over the 1st year if employment was not to come fast and furious and considering there would be no mortgage to pay? Wayne Leitch

started by: Taffy-598132 · last update: 1149673401 · posted: 1149365224

The bookies say Brazil - but if you were a brave man you could put your money on Trinidad & Tobago, with odds of winning 1001:1

started by: cfischmann-597931 · last update: 1132580580 · posted: 1132580580

"Le Cassoulet" is obviously a winter meal. It is rich and tasty. Full of the ingredients that will keep us in shape throughout the winter. Every French person knows that it comes from Midi-Pyrénées. Toulouse, Castelnaudary and Carcassonne, all claim to be the place where the best Cassoulet can be found. I think it is Castelnaudary !   cdf

started by: Admin-597868 · last update: 1099310400 · posted: 1130846400

While the primary purpose of The AngloINFO Forum is to discuss "Life in the Midi-Pyrénées, in English", there may be times when you wish to exchange views on other subjects with fellow Forum members. This is the place for those off-topic postings... -----Forums Administrationforums@angloinfo.com

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