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by tim17
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: What are you cooking today?
Replies: 1681
Views: 51299

Re: What are you cooking today?

Fish fingers, baked beans and a jacket potato.
by tim17
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: Being deserted by one's children
Replies: 7
Views: 236

Re: Being deserted by one's children

We're currently discussing our long term plans which do hinge on where our four live, at the moment we rarely see any of them including one that lives just ten minutes away. My wife does her best to keep in touch with them but it is not unusual to have no contact from one month to the next, they're ...
by tim17
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Will I have to leave after 90 days?
Replies: 16
Views: 383

Re: Will I have to leave after 90 days?

Hi everybody I'm new so be gentle I'm retired running a couple of gites and pay my taxes and still have a home in the uk. In the last couple years I've remained in France up 183 days plus Would I be right in thinking that having a business here, that I will be able to continue to stay after the 90 ...
by tim17
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Stamps
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Stamps

I've got 0000's in albums along with first day covers, apparently the internet has led to a revival in the hobby so maybe they're worth keeping.
by tim17
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: No need to be a smartass
Replies: 31
Views: 476

Re: No need to be a smartass

DominicBest wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:22 am
100% sure it’s not.
I was being a 'smartass' and correcting the spelling of the UK's favourite pub chain. :)
by tim17
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: No need to be a smartass
Replies: 31
Views: 476

Re: No need to be a smartass

I had always assumed that Pineau wasn't readily available away from the Charentes, is the word getting out? It’s always been available where I spend a fair bit of time in northern France and like so many regional products is popular throughout. In fact, just before Christmas my nephew sent me a tex...
by tim17
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: No need to be a smartass
Replies: 31
Views: 476

Re: No need to be a smartass

I had always assumed that Pineau wasn't readily available away from the Charentes, is the word getting out?
by tim17
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: I didn't need to see this......
Replies: 24
Views: 361

Re: I didn't need to see this......

To add some balance my 85 year old mother has never had any takeaway apart from fish and chips nor ever eaten the following - curry, pasta, pizza, Mexican or Chinese etc. I was brought up on a Sunday morning fry-up of bacon, eggs and fried bread but now have this as an evening meal.
by tim17
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: One out. One in.
Replies: 96
Views: 1670

Re: One out. One in.

What amazes me is the worldwide interest in this crap when as Ally has said there is so much other stuff going on, I can only assume people are happy to have the media feed them drivel at regular intervals.
by tim17
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Café
Topic: Yesterday
Replies: 5
Views: 86

Re: Yesterday

No where near the level of Bohemian Rhapsody or Rocketman but still a decent British film.