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Forum: Scandinavia
Jan 24th 2017, 10:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,925
Posted By le plumber

Swedish soup?

Hej hej!!

I have just come back home after having spent about 2 weeks working in Halmstad, Sweden. While I was over there I ate in their company canteen for lunch and on Thursdays it is, as you...
Forum: France
Aug 18th 2015, 3:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By le plumber

Re: BBCi player on Humax Foxsat

Thanks for that! Is it a simple thing to do to change those DNS settings to Smart DNS?

Just of curiosity, do you know why ITV player works?
Forum: France
Aug 16th 2015, 7:02 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By le plumber

BBCi player on Humax Foxsat

Hi

Yesterday I was flicking through the channels on my Humax Foxsat HDR and came across the BBCi player and ITV player. I know that you can't get access to these channels from abroad but being a...
Aug 1st 2015, 5:49 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,870
Posted By le plumber

Re: Uphill struggle??

Thanks for the replies and sorry to get back so late but in the mean time I changed my email address so I didn't get any notifications....

I've just come back from the UK after a couple of weeks...
Apr 4th 2015, 4:14 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,870
Posted By le plumber

Uphill struggle??

Hello,

I've been in France for just about 20 years now and like a lot of you I'm now thinking of going back to the UK. France is starting to wear me down with its economic situation and its...
Forum: Europe
Jan 1st 2015, 6:20 pm
Replies: 259
Views: 16,787
Posted By le plumber

re: Winter Fuel Allowance - Europe pensioners and expats.

Either you should insulate more or it may be an idea to down size??:blink:
Forum: France
Nov 20th 2014, 10:57 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,924
Posted By le plumber

Re: chimney sweeping

31.6 - L'entretien, le nettoyage et le ramonage des conduits de fumée.


Les foyers et leurs accessoires, les conduits de fumée individuels et collectifs et les tuyaux de raccordement doivent ...
Forum: France
Nov 20th 2014, 6:12 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,924
Posted By le plumber

Re: chimney sweeping

Some insurances will say that if you only use <5 cordes of wood then you only need to sweep once a year. I wouldn't listen to that sort of advice if I were you because if your house did burn down...
Forum: France
Nov 19th 2014, 4:57 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 3,924
Posted By le plumber

Re: chimney sweeping

Its common knowledge for people like me in the trade so any plumber or sweep would be able to tell you.
The official regs are to be found in "la réglement départemental sanitaire" which, despite the...
Forum: France
Nov 19th 2014, 10:19 am
Replies: 45
Views: 3,924
Posted By le plumber

Re: chimney sweeping

In case of a fire you will be obliged to show your certificate to your insurance company. If this was lost in the fire then yes the duplicata is kept by the company who did the sweep. Always, always...
Forum: France
Oct 28th 2014, 9:06 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,875
Posted By le plumber

Forum: France
Oct 28th 2014, 8:51 pm
Replies: 294
Read Me: bad jokes...
Views: 98,852
Posted By le plumber

Re: bad jokes...

Two couples are playing cards. John accidentally drops some cards on the floor. When he bends down under the table to pick them up, he notices that Tom's wife isn't wearing any underwear. Later,...
Forum: France
Oct 28th 2014, 8:46 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 6,875
Posted By le plumber

Re: Unskilled work in France

Hmmm, next to no English too...

This is poor advice. At 39 years old I'm thinking Julia is wanting a change of scenery/career and is not wanting to start globe trotting. In these times, and...
Forum: France
Sep 16th 2014, 10:19 am
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By le plumber

Re: TenTon Polar Bear

:sick: and the white is an acquired taste as well
Forum: France
Sep 14th 2014, 11:33 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,087
Posted By le plumber

Re: A cautionary tale about moving to France

Yes, if you like, like the French. Would these same people buy an old ruin of a farmhouse out in the sticks in the UK and do it up?? No I don't think many would. Its called common sense. Seriously,...
Forum: France
Sep 14th 2014, 8:43 am
Replies: 41
Views: 5,087
Posted By le plumber

Re: A cautionary tale about moving to France

It's hard to believe that folk can be so incredibly stupid & I just can't understand how anybody can get through £350000 in just two years. That is not bad luck, its bad management.

With that they...
Forum: France
Sep 3rd 2014, 10:38 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,099
Posted By le plumber

Re: Sod's law

I'm in too :lol:Often think thats stuff only happens to me so its a confort that Sods Law applies to many lol


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9CNylqlErw
Forum: France
Aug 20th 2014, 9:09 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,557
Posted By le plumber

Re: Apero night

I find that raw vegetables go down a treat - carrot sticks, cauliflower, radish, celery, cherry tomatoes etc. served with dips like tapenade, houmous to name just a couple. Makes a change from the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 14th 2014, 9:15 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,138
Posted By le plumber

Re: R.I.P. Robin Williams

Wasn't this thread created to pay respects to Robin Williams?! Don't let the troll comments wind you up people.

Just watched Dead Poets Society on TV - just one of the many great films he played....
Forum: France
Aug 11th 2014, 10:56 am
Replies: 294
Read Me: bad jokes...
Views: 98,852
Posted By le plumber

Re: bad jokes...

On a golf tour in Ireland, Tiger Woods drives his BMW into a petrol 'station in a remote part of the Irish countryside. The pump attendant, obviously knows nothing about golf, greets him in a typical...
Forum: France
Aug 11th 2014, 10:55 am
Replies: 294
Read Me: bad jokes...
Views: 98,852
Posted By le plumber

Re: bad jokes...

HA HA like it!!:lol::rofl:
Forum: France
Jul 30th 2014, 4:12 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,579
Posted By le plumber

Re: cant decide

I'm not too sure about that particular industry, but I would think that it's a pretty niche market. Doesn't mean it wouldn't work though.

I'm currently looking for another business to invest in,...
Forum: France
Jul 30th 2014, 3:37 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 3,579
Posted By le plumber

Re: cant decide

I couldn't have put it better myself:lol:

I used to be set up in business but gave up the ghost as its just so demoralizing. The business was doing well, but I had just had enough. Enough of the...
Forum: France
Jul 13th 2014, 7:07 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,669
Posted By le plumber

Re: TEFL Course

OK thanks for that:thumbup:
Forum: France
Jul 13th 2014, 8:13 am
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By le plumber

Re: BAKER'S OVENS

Looking on leboncoin, "four a pain", under Materiel Pro there are loads of them about. Certainly are around my area, (a sad sign that many are going out of buisness).

I think the electric ones...
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