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Forum: France
Nov 29th 2020, 10:01 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,565
Posted By graham.miln

Re: EHIC

For those wondering, the letter from the UK government is described at Government writes to British people in Europe before transition period ends...
Forum: France
Oct 27th 2020, 1:19 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 744
Posted By graham.miln

Re: is it the same in France?

Each country's approach is listed in the European Commission's First joint report on the implementation of residence rights under part two of the withdrawal agreement...
Forum: France
Oct 12th 2020, 6:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Private V estate agent

When you have found somewhere you are interested in, sign nothing*, and go to a notaire. The notaire is impartial but do not expect them to proactively protect you or the seller. You can ask a...
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2020, 9:23 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,954
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Home schooling to be banned in France

I agree that avoiding opinion is helpful. For those wanting the original source, the President's statement, including the home schooling ruling, is at La Republique en actes : discours du President...
Forum: France
Sep 8th 2020, 1:03 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Carpenter and handy man in France

Yes, the Yellow Pages exists in France, https://www.pagesjaunes.fr

I expect others will be along soon to answer your question about regulations soon.
Forum: France
Apr 17th 2020, 9:58 am
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Health insurance suggestions please

This previous discussion includes links to various health insurance options, https://britishexpats.com/forum/france-76/3-months-health-insurance-918448/
Forum: France
Apr 14th 2020, 4:58 pm
Replies: 85
Views: 8,156
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Coronavirus - France movement restrictions

I was surprised to find Rumsfeld's quote has its own Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/There_are_known_knowns

We were stopped in town by the police today for a routine attestation...
Forum: France
Mar 28th 2020, 3:28 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,783
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Coronavirus

In addition to Chatter Static's French government site, the following links provide current statistics:

- https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus
-...
Forum: France
Feb 18th 2020, 9:02 am
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Travel Insurance (medical) for 170 days?

GlobeLink (https://www.globelink.co.uk) seem to offer 170+ day single trip policies. They offer a few edge case policies, such as already travelling top-up policies and backpacker policies.
Forum: France
Jan 13th 2020, 7:08 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,928
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Considering moving to France need guidance please

Concerning learning French, I found Minute Earth's video below helpful in encapsulating the challenge; as an adult you have no incentive to learn as a child does.

Why Are Adults Bad At New...
Forum: France
Oct 3rd 2019, 5:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,163
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Return to UK

The UK government has a Returning to the UK (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/returning-to-the-uk) guide highlighting – at a broad level – what needs addressing. It may be helpful.
Forum: France
Jul 19th 2019, 8:31 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,268
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Last throes?

The forum feels seasonal. There are flurries of activity and then it quietens down for a while.

I expect Brexit is having an impact. I also wonder whether the upticks in activity can be correlated...
Forum: France
Jun 25th 2019, 5:57 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By graham.miln

Re: application for a residence permit for my husband and I

Things have changed since we first applied, but I remember both our healthcare cover being important to the prefecture. Each prefecture can differ slightly in their whims and demands. It should be...
Forum: France
Jun 25th 2019, 8:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,283
Posted By graham.miln

Re: application for a residence permit for my husband and I

The prefecture is asking to see your husband's state or private healthcare cover. Send either an attestation or copy of his carte vitale, or a copy of your private health insurance certificate.

If...
Forum: France
Jun 8th 2019, 11:43 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,712
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Prices of homes sold in France

This works for me with Safari on macOS 10.14 – with advert blocking enabled. The information available is impressive.
...
Forum: France
Jun 2nd 2019, 8:08 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,253
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Mussidan

cyrian (https://britishexpats.com/forum/members/cyrian-118145/), thanks for remembering us. :-)

Having bought and built, I suggest spending as much time as needed getting comfortable with the...
Forum: France
May 6th 2019, 2:15 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Looking at moving to France (Limousin or surrounding)

Be sure to read through the discussions linked from https://britishexpats.com/forum/france-76/moving-france-faqs-866999/ Those will get you going in the right direction.

Others will be along soon...
Forum: France
Apr 27th 2019, 8:43 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,833
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Where to watch french movies

If you were in Australia – or could connect to the Internet via Australia – you might want to look at SBS's French Connections (https://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/movies/french-connections) collection....
Forum: France
Apr 7th 2019, 2:37 pm
Replies: 101
Views: 13,579
Posted By graham.miln

Post Re: UK EU driving license change to French EU driving license

I too received my reply from CERT EPE de Nantes this week. The French government will temporarily accept UK driving licences even in the case of a no-deal Brexit.

A copy of the reply and OCR'd...
Forum: France
Mar 29th 2019, 12:47 am
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By graham.miln

Lightbulb Re: Land purchase in France

I have been wondering what advice I could give.

Have your own notaire. The notaire need not be local to the region where you buying land.

While a notaire is unlikely to proactively protect your...
Forum: France
Mar 9th 2019, 7:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Land purchase in France

I am the person Tweedpipe is referring to. :-) We bought land (https://theworklife.com/graham-miln/2016/01/04/wet-ink/) and built a house.

Absorb the French site https://www.forumconstruire.com...
Forum: France
Feb 19th 2019, 4:44 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Healthcare wait times

Thankfully I am not in a position to make the comparison, but the World Health Organisation is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Health_Organization_ranking_of_health_systems_in_2000
Forum: France
Feb 19th 2019, 4:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Healthcare wait times

I suspect your initial experiences with the French healthcare system will be shaped by how it differs.

Our experience in France has been positive, but I first had to internalise that France's...
Forum: France
Feb 19th 2019, 11:35 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By graham.miln

Re: Healthcare wait times

I suspect waiting times differ wildly depending on the region of France and the specialisms involved. How will other's opinions of the waiting times affect your decisions? Are you looking for...
Forum: France
Feb 12th 2019, 6:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By graham.miln

Re: British Embassy citizens meetings re Brexit

The British Embassy in Brussels has published the speech given at a recent outreach meeting: https://soundcloud.com/user-285387013/citizens-outreach-event-tervuren-30-january-2019 This gives a hint...
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