by arthur • Sat 30 Sep 2006 22:56
HI , i have stayed there sa couple of times, in the last 12 months so never knew it as a restaurant, i can only say in my experience, the auberge was well run clean very helpful and friendly, and inexspensive. the meals we had there were first class as was the accomadation, i wouldnt hesitate reccom...
by arthur • Wed 13 Sep 2006 16:20
thanks dave for the info
by arthur • Tue 12 Sep 2006 13:53
my next project is to try and fit 2 wodo burning stoves, can anyone tell where the nearest brico depot is to bourganeuf
by arthur • Thu 30 Mar 2006 03:02
Hi :D I am starting renovation in earnest now and intend coming out to the Creuse in May, (near Bourganeuf) Can anyone tell where I can get second hand French doors and windows preferably in wood. If not second hand where is the best place to buy new, and do French DIY stores deliver or hire vehicle...
by arthur • Wed 15 Mar 2006 15:39
I have gone back to college to learn French, it is more difficult when you are older like myself (59), but i have pereservered, and on my last visit 2 weeks ago i manged quite well, and even surprised myself by carrying on a very basic conversation with the landlady of the "pub" in bourganeuf. You a...
by arthur • Wed 08 Mar 2006 14:16
I totaly agree with you goose, it would be more interesting if people were'nt so faceless, i read the posts regularly and find that people who are already living out in the creuse have alot to offer in the way of information and advice about every aspect of life, to some one like myself who someday ...
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by arthur • Sun 05 Mar 2006 04:13
I have just arrived back from bourganeuf last night, Sat. 4th march after spending a week there, the weather on monday was cold, tuesday snowed alot but cleared very quickly and turned out to be quite warm in the afternoon. So warm that my son who was helping with a bit of destruction to our barn, s...
by arthur • Wed 08 Feb 2006 12:51
hi tribbo i encountered the same problem every visit was costing £35 - £40 for a weeks visit. my daughter works for Barclays as a bank manager and she told me that if i had a barclays account i could setup an ADDITIONS card, this costs £12 a month and is taken from your account, but you get english ...
by arthur • Sun 05 Feb 2006 11:41
Hi Cowpat I am not sure if this will help, but I have an electric account with EdF, set up by my estate agent in my absence, I have had a e-mail in French from EdF and there is a return e-mail address, I don't know how good your French is, you can but try it. email@example.com hope this helps Terry
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by arthur • Thu 26 Jan 2006 11:23
hi I am in the same posistion as kevin, i also bought a property with a barn attached, with the intention of converting it to living space for long term habitation. If this was true it would be devastating and upset our future plans.Likewise i have heard nothing about this, but living in England we ...
by arthur • Wed 18 Jan 2006 15:05
I cannot argue with Dave, the creuse is very rural and we are really missing being there, back to start work inlate feb early march, and depending on what the estate agent says (has his own co.) i could be picking your brains
arthur cluptat near st. dizier leyrenne
by arthur • Sun 15 Jan 2006 10:38
I've found this French site for reclaimed goods, worth a look I think, for those who don't yet speak French it's also in English. Although I'm not sure where it is based?
by arthur • Wed 04 Jan 2006 15:48
Hi Smartinee, just read your post about the wood in bourganeuf, as i have said in various posts we are starting work this year on our house in Cluptat not far from Bourganeug (about 15km) i would be interested in the tel. no. and address and price for the back end of this coming year, when hopefully...
by arthur • Thu 22 Dec 2005 16:12
As above, we will be starting renovation early next year and are really missing the creuse , just dying to get started and live the life. We hope to meet some of you next year, so merry xmas to all of you and your families, and thanks for the help and advice to date
Arthur abd Catherine
by arthur • Sun 18 Dec 2005 13:07
Hi everyone, as stated in previous posts i have bought a house in cluptat, near st Dizier Leyrenne, i was told that my local mayor is based in Ceyroux, i dearly would like to contact his office for various planning permissions and information, but can't find any address or e-mail or any form of cant...
by arthur • Sun 18 Dec 2005 10:41
I see from the the French weather site, Meteo France, that the Creuse is having it's fair share of snow showers, is it lying and is it as cold as it looks on the weather maps.I am still stuck in England's Green and pleasant land for the moment, I had to postpone my last visit, after writing my car o...