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Forum: France
Dec 29th 2022, 5:58 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 3,767
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: HSBC expat banking

Can you provide a link to confirm that? I have HSBC accounts in Canada, France and the UK in chronological order started in Canada in about 2008/ Never had a problem yet....
Forum: Canada
Sep 18th 2022, 2:21 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,453
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: How different is Toronto to Ottawa

Hmm, I see that it's a good deal are expensive now. Give my regards to Camilla.
Forum: Canada
Sep 18th 2022, 1:05 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,453
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: How different is Toronto to Ottawa

What, is this thread turning into a Scotland Yard reunion? One of these days I'll pop over for a pint. All the best to the lot of you.
Dec 28th 2021, 11:39 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: International bank account

Welcome. I recommend HSBC. We opened an HSBC in the GTA in anticipation of upcoming retirement to either France or the UK. We turned out do both (0ff topic). We've had HSBC accounts in all 3...
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Moving back to UK with US spouse

You've already had advice from one of our leading experts, but another option is to have a job offer (in writing) from a UK employer citing a start date no more than 3 months of your return and of...
Forum: France
Jul 8th 2021, 10:02 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,020
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Frenchconnectionshcb- anyone used them?

Could one of you with one of these machine translators find out what "wokery" means in English. I assume it's something to do with Chinese restaurants?
Dec 28th 2020, 12:41 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,090
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Wine & Cheese lovers

Hi Millie, I'm currently working through a range of french cheeses that were delivered in insulated, chilled shipping boxes from a cousin in France. Epoise de Bourgogne, an excellent Rochefort, Comte...
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2020, 4:08 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,133
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Chez nous, enfin

😁

I can't argue with that. Where in Scotland (roughly) cyrian?
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2020, 11:28 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,133
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Chez nous, enfin

I agree but it's a very long drive from Newcastle to Folkestone.
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2020, 10:36 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,133
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Chez nous, enfin

And for us. 😂
Forum: Canada
Sep 25th 2020, 12:18 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,750
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Shipping Leeds to Niagara

Oi I heard that. Bloody celts.
Forum: Canada
Sep 20th 2020, 1:11 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,661
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: French School in Montreal

I heard that. But I agree with the rest of your post. Quebecois and Parisian French are different, but no more so than North London and Newcastle. Oops.
Forum: France
Sep 10th 2020, 3:34 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 982
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Covid testing

We're heading back to the UK on Sunday via Le Shuttle because Nova has some medical appointments in October. We're going 2 weeks early because of quarantine but we'll take 2+ weeks of essential...
Sep 6th 2020, 2:46 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Navalny and Novichok

I think anyone that doesn't get it when Novo chokes is suspectable of senility.
Sep 6th 2020, 2:07 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,993
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Navalny and Novichok

Scott. have you gone senile or it is something you took. The first sentence in that link made me choke (with laughter).
Forum: France
Aug 16th 2020, 10:07 am
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: FR-UK / UK-FR Covid travel restrictions

We're going to stay in France for another month. Who knows what the rules will be then. I certainly don't.
Forum: Spain
Aug 13th 2020, 6:39 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,822
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Brits leaving UK for EU

As ever you're confused. The EU extended the Article 50 deadline which required a Withdrawal agreement originally within 2 years. Eventually a WA was agreed, first by May but that fell apart as a...
Aug 13th 2020, 6:21 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Zoom and all that

That sort of bullshit remark is why you're all dying at the moment.
Aug 13th 2020, 6:20 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Zoom and all that

If it's one on one use Skype. If it's a family meet use WhatsApp. If there are say 10 or more individuals it will be chaotic nonsense when everybody talks at the same time unless you set it up as a...
Aug 5th 2020, 11:22 am
Replies: 828
Views: 79,554
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Trump Trump Trump

No the interview is with an idiot who occupies the position that used to the most powerful in the world. It no longer is.
Forum: Spain
Aug 5th 2020, 11:08 am
Replies: 50
Views: 3,822
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Brits leaving UK for EU

It doesn't astound me. No rational person in the UK ever expected there to be no request from the government to extend the transition period by at least 12 months. Unfortunately, there are no...
Forum: Spain
Jul 30th 2020, 4:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,122
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Private

Alas, poor Yorik. I knew him Horatio.
Forum: France
Jul 30th 2020, 3:32 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Working in France

Which is almost certainly not possible by now. It would be possible to find a rental quickly enough though and to buy later if they wish.
Jul 24th 2020, 5:28 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 5,123
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: My situation

You also forgrgot to mention that teaching qualifications are a pain in the **** to transfer between countries.
Forum: France
Jul 23rd 2020, 10:50 am
Replies: 28
Views: 2,133
Posted By Novocastrian

Re: Chez nous, enfin

While that's true on short ferry crossings, the over night ferry routes are a different matter. We didn't fancy sharing the cabin ventilation air with everybody else whilst sleeping.
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