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pleasehelpsarl replied to the thread English speaking avocat on the France forum on October 23, 2014:
DavePilcher51 initially posted:
I'm living in the Charente and I am having problems with my landlord. Does anyone know a good English speaking avocat.
pleasehelpsarl replied on October 23, 2014 with:
Hi Dave, There may be alternatives, contact me so I can help I run a company that helps in lots of cases and I'm lots cheaper too John Please Help SARL
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JohnCreasy posted Gun/Self-Defense Laws on the France forum on October 23, 2014:
I'm considering moving out of the US within the next couple of years, and need some answers about firearms, as well as the laws pertaining to the use of guns in self-defense. What types of firearms are allowed? Any restrictions on types, capacity, etc? Are you allowed to act in defense of your life? I have several other questions, but these should do as a start.
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FinitionVerre posted Detailing, Valeting & Paint Correction on the France forum on October 23, 2014:
Hi all, though this may be of interest... Ben White is a time-served craftsmen with over 15 years of experience gained in the United Kingdom. He is now able to offer our detailing, valeting and paint correction services in France from premises based in Lower Normandy. Alternatively, a mobile service means that he can come to you. Ben carries a full range of consumables and equipment from a cross section of the marketplace and is comprehensively trained and experienced to meet and exceed all of your requirements when it comes to vehicle cosmetics. He is also one of only 18 Zymol Licensed Detailers in the world. This means that he has been trained and assessed to the highest standards in the industry and has privileged access to the renowned range of Zymol products allowing him to offer Official Zymol Licensed Detailing Services. Ben is the only Zymol Licensed Detailer in France. So, from a wash down, dry and hoover on a Peugeot 207 to a competition winning concours preparation on a 1950’s Bugatti, Ben is on-hand to discuss your requirements. You can contact him by phone on +00(33) 06 81 78 82 25 or by e-mail at finitionverre61@yahoo.fr. Trade enquiries are welcome. Thanks.
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nanafaf posted Moving to France on the France forum on October 22, 2014:
Does anyone can recommend an international mover? We are moving back to France from Jersey City, NJ. We will pay for the moving, so a good and economic one is great. Thanks
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A reader commented on the Expat Report Culture Shock in Courbevoie, France
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Do you have any advice or thoughts about culture shock you would like to share?
It's really easy to know about another culture these days. Everything is knowable by doing your homework before you go. (Continue)
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What type of individual moves to a country, then refuses to learn the language, then complains about said country? An appalling post showing a dreadful attitude - the term "ugly American" comes instantly to mind.
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I read your comments and wanted to reply. I have been here for a year and moved here for my French husband (who is wonderful), but it has been much of the same experience you wrote about. It has been over a year and I did find good employment quickly but everything else is sub par. I agree with you shopping and want to suggest to try to go to Germany where there is much more of a selection and things are priced more reasonably. I think there are also "American" and "UK" stores in Munich and Nuremberg if you want to purchase something from your home. I hope everything gets better for you and try not to take other people's bashing your comments to heart. Feeling isolated is tough enough, none the less a forum that is not supportive. Try to find expat groups in your area too. There aren't any in mine - LOL!
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property in FranceSpacious and easy to maintain 3 story rural village house including large cellar and useful garage/workshop.
Expat ArticlesArticle Summary: The word affordable and France don't normally end up in the same sentence, but it's all relative and more affordable villages and cities do exist! They are often some of the most charming places to retire in France. Here are 5 affordable places to retire in France plus advice on how to find others. (Continue)
carol0324 posted Baltimoreans Retiring Abroad on the France forum:
Hello, I'm looking for Baltimoreans who have retired abroad for an article I'm writing for the Baltimore Beacon. If you have retired abroad, or are planning to, and would be willing to be interviewed, please email me at carolsorgen@gmail.com. Thank you!
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Kora replied to the thread Marseillan on the France forum:
Kora initially posted:
Hello everyone, I can't see any recent activity here but hopefully, someone will answer my question regarding Marseillan in Languedoc-Roussillon. Are there any English-speaking expats in that area? Is there much to do over there or it's necessary to drive to Montpellier for cultural events or entertainment? How about locals? Are they friendly and approachable? Thanks beforehand for answering :) Kora from Canada
Kora replied most recently with:
Thank you very much, Elleny, for your comment :) Hopefully, someone who is familiar with Marseillan will have a peek here as well and will reply to my post.
ellenyparis replied most recently with:
Marseillan doesn't ring a bell, sorry, but for a few days in August, I had a grand time exploring the area called L'Herault by LOCAL BUS. (Call me quirky, I just don't ike driving on foreign turf.) Locals are welcoming and enjoy using their smattering of English. I ran into plenty of Anglos. One bus driver spoke a bunch of languages, including English. At the tourist office in Montpellier (delightful city, take a guided walking tour in English) I picked up a digest-size magazine published quarterly in English -- that could be just what you need. To find it, carefully browse the copious literature displays at the office.The bus hub for the area is Clement l'Herault, a pretty town with seductive shops and nice cafes. I hope I'll get a chance to blog about my bus jaunts to Lodeve and Lamallou-les-Bains,...
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ellenycparis posted NYC-Paris long term exchange on the France forum:
Exchanged for 6 months in 2012-13 and in 2014, hoping for 2015 ! Manhattan 1BR for 1 or 2 occupants.
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