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Apr 12th 2012, 8:47 am
Replies: 42
Views: 16,094
Posted By mpprh

Re: Morecambe and Carnforth

Not exactly on the subject, but hoping people here may be able to help.

Morecambe Grammar School 1962-1971

We are organising a reunion, see http://www.mgs1970.com/ and we have a list of ex...
Mar 27th 2012, 3:15 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1,704
Posted By mpprh

Morecambe Grammar School reunion

Invitation to the 2012 MGS REUNION

In 2012 most of us will be 60 years old. The last reunion was 10 years ago and many felt that now was the time to have another.

Contacting those with email...
Dec 16th 2010, 9:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By mpprh

Re: Lost in Languedoc

Hi

I've been living in Languedoc for 11 years and have quite a good working knowledge of the area, if you need advice.



Peter
Forum: France
Feb 10th 2008, 8:43 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 854
Posted By mpprh

Re: Cost of Living(Sud de la France)

Hi

South of France is a big place.

In general, costs are less away from the coast, and the further West you are.
Central Nice is more expensive than central Montpellier is more expensive than...
Forum: France
Aug 21st 2007, 6:10 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By mpprh

Re: Any Languedoc Expats Here?

Hi

Languedoc is a long time favourite for expats. There are significant numbers of Scandinavians, Spanish, Swiss, German, Dutch and Brits living in the area.

There are no ghettos - expats are...
Forum: France
Apr 14th 2006, 8:15 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By mpprh

Re: starting a gîte

Hi

Not sure if this will be censored as it is a link to another forum .............

But this site is set up to benefit gite & B&B owners : http://www.laymyhat.com/forum...
Forum: France
Apr 13th 2006, 8:38 am
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By mpprh

Re: taxi fare

Hi

Can't tell you exactly, but taxis are quite expensive here.
There is a train service.

Peter
Forum: France
Apr 10th 2006, 8:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By mpprh

Re: vehicle delivery

Bourgogne : Not sure that Romans to Cher is covered by UK traffic law ?

Peter
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 7th 2006, 9:40 pm
Replies: 29
Views: 800
Posted By mpprh

The future ..... ?

Hi

having another idle moment waiting for the traffic lights to change, I started to think of the future of PC's and internet.

Follow the logic :

One day, online communication will be as...
Forum: France
Feb 12th 2006, 8:49 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 11,625
Posted By mpprh

Re: Importing a caravan from UK to France

Hi

sorry to hear that.

There are quite a few unregistered UK caravans near me available for static holiday rentals because they were imported on UK plates and the current owners have not been...
Forum: France
Feb 11th 2006, 8:15 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By mpprh

Re: Surveyors and Architects: English speaking

"When I moved to France I hardly spoke a word of France "

or English ?

!!!

Peter
Forum: France
Feb 6th 2006, 8:28 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 11,625
Posted By mpprh

Re: Importing a caravan from UK to France

Hi

Can you let us know how you got on ?

Peter
Forum: France
Feb 6th 2006, 8:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By mpprh

Re: Good restaurant in Aigues Mortes

Hi

Worth checking here. (http://www.the-languedoc-page.com/tourism/languedoc-tourism-restaurants.htm)

Peter
Forum: Europe
Feb 6th 2006, 10:10 am
Replies: 0
Views: 1,529
Posted By mpprh

EU airline compensation regulations ....

Maybe useful .......................................

I had a flight delay of 6 hours this weekend. It gave me time to study the compensation rules for airlines operating within EU. These rules...
Forum: France
Jan 19th 2006, 2:37 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 11,625
Posted By mpprh

Re: Importing a caravan from UK to France

Hi

Interpretation of regulations varies in each EU country. In this case we are looking at the export of a caravan from UK to France.

Belgium issues temporary registration plates because the...
Forum: France
Jan 19th 2006, 11:06 am
Replies: 10
Views: 11,625
Posted By mpprh

Re: Importing a caravan from UK to France

Hi

Export plates allow a vehicle to use the roads without VAT having been paid (i.e. tax free cars). The expiry date depends on the category of "tax free" (private, military, diplomatic, other)...
Forum: France
Jan 19th 2006, 10:20 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,774
Posted By mpprh

Re: Car Dealerships in France.

Hi

try this http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&newwindow=1&safe=off&rls=GGLG%2CGGLG%3A2005-24%2CGGLG%3Aen&q=automobile+concessionaires+mayenne&btnG=Search

Bonne chance

Peter
Forum: France
Jan 13th 2006, 9:01 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 11,625
Posted By mpprh

Re: Importing a caravan from UK to France

Hi

as you know, the caravan has to be registered in its own right. So it needs its own certificate of conformity.

Problems can arise if that make/model was never sold in France or the...
Forum: France
Jan 7th 2006, 3:16 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,484
Posted By mpprh

Re: Cheap flights to France !!!!!

Hi
just worth saying that I've updated my info on cheap flights into Languedoc for summer 2006 with the latest announcements. There are quite a few new routes this year :

To From Airline
...
Forum: France
Nov 23rd 2005, 12:03 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By mpprh

Re: Nurse RGN can I work in Languedoc?

Hi

may be worth posting on this local forum (http://expatfoyer.aimoo.com/)

Bonne chance

Peter
Forum: France
Aug 28th 2005, 5:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By mpprh

Mystery photo competition .............

Hi



can anyone explain what is going on here :

http://www.the-languedoc-page.com/images/sete15.jpg

Peter
Forum: France
Aug 6th 2005, 11:02 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 9,671
Posted By mpprh

Re: moving to France

Hi

actually, I registered an imported car using the address of a friend.

They signed a statement that I was resident there at the time.

No big deal, but I got a tax return from that area 2...
Forum: France
Jul 19th 2005, 9:20 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,615
Posted By mpprh

Re: Car situation in France

Hi

I've got some notes ( here (http://www.the-languedoc-page.com/expat/expat-foyer-legislation.htm) that cover the French side of the conundrom.

You don't need to change your driving license in...
Forum: France
Jul 12th 2005, 2:53 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By mpprh

Re: Broadband France

Hi

Onspeed works by reducing the resolution of images.

So, if you are not looking at images it will not make much difference.

You can look at them in low resolution, then click to see the...
Forum: France
Jul 9th 2005, 6:46 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,199
Posted By mpprh

Re: Broadband France

Hi

ADSL is spreading rapidly, even to small villages such as mine (pop 800).

Availability is very localised. My connection is 2mb : a house I can see has 8mb, and the other side of the village...
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