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Forum: France
Jan 13th 2021, 2:51 am
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Is there a French maplins / screwfix / toolstation or similar?

I want to buy some minor electronics (a buck boost step up DC voltage converter, a cigarette lighter socket and some wire) in order to use my solar power panel to charge my car battery. Is there a...
Forum: France
Jan 5th 2021, 12:57 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,872
Posted By FriendlyExpat

6pm Curfew

Does anyone have a list of the areas that are subject to the 6pm curfew? Don't want to get caught out! Thanks!!
Forum: Spain
Dec 29th 2020, 1:38 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 2,792
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Another consequence of Brexit

No no no, this is all wrong! Boris Johnson has promised that the deal won't affect the Irish border and I believe him - he's an honest decent guy! Here it is in black and white!:
...
Forum: France
Dec 29th 2020, 1:31 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,099
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Mobile phones in France?

Hi all,

I'm going to be relying on my mobile phone for internet the next few weeks as I'll be staying at a French farm without wifi. I am currently using my UK mobile phone (which may not even be...
Forum: France
Dec 27th 2020, 2:05 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,493
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Brexit changes

This isn't selfishness. You can change "I can't" for "we can't". We (all 67 million of us) have lost at a stroke many fundamental freedoms that our generations took for granted and now our kids and...
Forum: France
Dec 26th 2020, 11:34 pm
Replies: 70
Views: 3,493
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Brexit changes

This is not good news at all, it's just better than the total cluster f**** that would have been a no-deal catastrophe. It's the thinnest of thin deals. I will lose the right to live, work and study...
Forum: France
Dec 24th 2020, 3:28 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Possible travel ban between France and UK starting today...

The official French press release appears to suggest that you can travel to France if you "normally live in the EU" (therefore including Brits in the UK,until 31 December anyway) and have a negative...
Dec 22nd 2020, 12:33 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Cheapest way of getting from England to Republic of Ireland with a car?

The official Irish government rules say people from Britain "SHOULD" not travel to Ireland, but it doesn't say they CANNOT. Is it possible to travel anyway (assuming in good faith the circumstances...
Dec 21st 2020, 1:39 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,498
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Sex for rent issues in Dublin

I studied it at law school during the criminal law module :)
Forum: France
Dec 20th 2020, 1:39 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,530
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Unhappy Possible travel ban between France and UK starting today...

Several European countries (Belgium, Netherlands, etc) have just banned flights and trains to/from the UK effective immediately due to concerns over the new Covid strain. France is reportedly...
Dec 20th 2020, 1:27 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,498
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Dec 19th 2020, 12:02 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,498
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Sex for rent issues in Dublin

Speaking as a man, if an (attractive) property owning lady were hypothetically to offer me a free home and lodgings in exchange for mandatory physical relations of the fun kind, I would find it...
Dec 19th 2020, 11:54 am
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Cheapest way of getting from England to Ireland with a car over Christmas?

Hi all,

We're spending Christmas in Ireland (hopefully, subject to Covid permitting). I'm trying to book a car ferry from England and it's rather expensive. Anyone got any tips as to the cheapest...
Forum: France
Dec 15th 2020, 6:08 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: no MOT car stuck in France

You don't know the full facts so should be cautious about jumping to conclusions. A car can be taken out of the UK for lengthy periods without necessarily triggering the obligatoin to re-register in...
Forum: France
Dec 15th 2020, 2:34 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,377
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: no MOT car stuck in France

You can insure the car with no MOT provided you tell the insurers what you are doing. You can also drive any disatance in England to and from a pre-booked MOT test even if the current MOT has...
Forum: France
Nov 20th 2020, 3:24 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Driving through France for work

I know "a friend" who has travelled to France this week from the UK in a UK registered car with their family by ferry and is not resident in France. At the English end, you get asked by customs why...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 30th 2020, 11:08 am
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By FriendlyExpat

I'm selling my SUV in Riyadh - how to find a buyer?

Hi everyone,

I'm selling my SUV (a Mistubish Pajero) in Riyadh and have advertised in the compounds and on expatriates.com. Are there any other good ways to sell a car quickly e.g. other sites...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 22nd 2020, 10:33 pm
Replies: 448
Views: 59,725
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Lockdown

When on earth will flights re-open into Saudi? I'm getting more than a bit bummed stuck outside the country...
Jun 22nd 2020, 10:31 pm
Replies: 117
Views: 18,587
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: KSA Job Offer

Remember that a decent compound is normally up to about £60k/year for a house or half that for a flat. Al Nakhla, Al Bustan probably best options at present if you want a huge modern compound.
May 31st 2020, 5:39 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Driving Holland to London via Belgium & France - possible?

Hi all,

I want to drive a van from London to Holland & back next weekend to collect a bike before the quarantine starts. Has anyone done a similar trip since the covid lockdown started? Does...
May 31st 2020, 5:26 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: removals options?

Hi, we will be driving from Holland to London in a transit van next weekend (on about 8 June) - we could probably pick up some stuff for your son if that would help?
Forum: Middle East
Apr 18th 2020, 10:55 pm
Replies: 448
Views: 59,725
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Lockdown

I'm not sure whether to laugh ... or cry
Forum: Middle East
Apr 18th 2020, 4:41 pm
Replies: 448
Views: 59,725
Posted By FriendlyExpat

Re: Lockdown

I'm not going to post on this again until there is a societal consensus, but wanted to point out the following:

WHO in March - death rate estimated @ 6%,
Imperial College last week of March -...
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