Re: Car sprayer recommendation

by pogo • Tue 26 Nov 2013 21:31

Ok, thank you, I will bear it in mind.

Forum: La Vie en Creuse
Topic: Car sprayer recommendation
Replies: 2
Views: 962

Car sprayer recommendation

by pogo • Sat 02 Nov 2013 08:44

Hi. I am looking for a recommendation for a car sprayer hopefully near La Souterraine. I can carry out the repair, but cant get a good metallic match.
Thanks

Forum: La Vie en Creuse
Topic: Car sprayer recommendation
Replies: 2
Views: 962

Re: Sand and Gravel Delivery

by pogo • Thu 26 Sep 2013 17:32

Hi.
There is a builders merchants on the main bypass at le Grand Bourg, although I dont know if they deliver in the bags.
There is a builders merchants in Bonnat, near the nightclub, I went there a long time ago, so not sure if they still trade. Also, Toute Faire in Aigurande.
Pogo

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Sand and Gravel Delivery
Replies: 8
Views: 1982

Re: Any changes to sat TV reception

by pogo • Tue 06 Aug 2013 21:25

If you have a standard sky box (not freesat etc) it is easy to do a signal test. Press tv guide. scan along twice to services.then press select. go down to no.4 and select. go down to no.6 and select. This should show how good your signal is. half way to 3/4 is ok (ish) on strength and quality . If ...

Forum: Technology Troubles
Topic: Any changes to sat TV reception
Replies: 4
Views: 1025

Re: What will you or do you miss most about UK

by pogo • Thu 01 Aug 2013 19:33

After 8 years here...... good classic car shows, the river Beult in Kent, local things to do in winter, customer service, and really miss the county agriculteral shows. Shame in this area of farming they dont seem to have a show to show off their stock and crops etc. Still, all fairly minor compared...

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: What will you or do you miss most about UK
Replies: 21
Views: 3897

Re: explanation for high suicide rate among Orange employees

by pogo • Sat 22 Jun 2013 21:18

We have had a similar experience with Orange. Our internet connection was terribly unreliable for a while. I could hardly write and send an email before it cut out, very frustrating. Two Orange 'HELP'line :roll: employees told us that it was our equipment, and to change the adsl filter (that must be...

Re: Importing a 2CV

by pogo • Thu 30 May 2013 18:28

Hi.

Correct me if im wrong, but doesnt the carte gris de collection limit the car to drive in only local departments?? Heard something ages ago, but may have misunderstood.

Paul

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Importing a 2CV
Replies: 8
Views: 1776

Re: Buying wood for your wood burner

by pogo • Tue 09 Oct 2012 21:09

an old chinese proverb says

'the man who cuts his own wood, warms himself twice'

I however, prefer to have it delivered cut up, so I can sit and watch the x factor, and eat kettle chips :)

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Buying wood for your wood burner
Replies: 21
Views: 7538

Re: Classic car club

by pogo • Mon 30 Jul 2012 23:32

Has the show at Vielleville already taken place this year?

I cant remember when it is usually held.

Pogo

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Classic car club
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Re: Classic car club

by pogo • Tue 24 Jul 2012 23:55

Hi.
Thats the one, the automoto23 ive been searching for is the web site, but I cant find it when I search.

Do you know if they still exist?

Pogo

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Classic car club
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Classic car club

by pogo • Tue 24 Jul 2012 06:36

Hi.

I have been trying to find the classic car club web site automoto23.com, without success.
Does anyone know if it still exists, and can post a link to it?
After 7 years here, I thought it about time I joined, if theyll have me and my modern 'classics'. :)
Paul

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Classic car club
Replies: 5
Views: 1142

Re: Broken water metre or should I say frozen water metre

by pogo • Tue 03 Apr 2012 18:23

I am arranging replacement for a client, we have been told it will be 'about' €100. Pogo

Re: Fishing (or Angling)

by pogo • Sat 17 Jul 2010 22:22

Hi. You are near the perfect lake for beginners,with some much larger fish for the more experienced. I took my 8 year old daughter there for her first days fishing,and she caught up to 5 lb carp. It is at Fleurat,call Niel on 05.55.41.86.81 or www.campinglesboueix.com You can fish lakes at Noth,or A...

Forum: Café Creusois
Topic: Fishing (or Angling)
Replies: 10
Views: 1881

Re: Rogue Builders [rant]!

by pogo • Tue 20 Apr 2010 21:34

Hi Blaudiex. It was a long time ago now,but I doubt that I would have listed my primary activity as 'insulation works' (as that must take up about 5 days of my working year ),and I certainly don't remember them ever telling me to make sure that I picked the correct activity to list with my siret num...

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Rogue Builders [rant]!
Replies: 8
Views: 2170

Re: Rogue Builders [rant]!

by pogo • Mon 19 Apr 2010 21:15

Hi.On this subject,I have a running battle with the Chambre de Metiere who have listed my activities insufficiently as 'traveaux d'isolant' or insulation work. When I first registered and saw this,I took it up with them,but was told that they just picked out one description of my scale of work for a...

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Rogue Builders [rant]!
Replies: 8
Views: 2170

Dog minder/kennels near Azerables/La Souterraine

by pogo • Sun 01 Nov 2009 20:27

Hi.I am looking for someone to look after our Labrador (8 months old,adorable and obedient...ish) for a couple of days over xmas and a couple of weeks in Feb.Does anyone offer this service (not in our home,unfortunately) or know of a nice kennels nearby.Thanks.Paul

Re: Velux Windows

by pogo • Sun 30 Aug 2009 20:36

Not at all,any time I can help :roll: Pogo

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Velux Windows
Replies: 4
Views: 1745

Re: Velux Windows

by pogo • Thu 27 Aug 2009 20:08

Hi Sally.Where are you? If nearby,I may be able to help.Paul

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Velux Windows
Replies: 4
Views: 1745

Guitar lessons

by pogo • Tue 04 Aug 2009 19:15

Hi.Does anyone know of a guitar teacher for a group of 3 or 4 people.French or brit ok.I am near Azerables.
Thanks

Forum: La Vie en Creuse
Topic: Guitar lessons
Replies: 1
Views: 1172

Re: Water Heater - Dripping

by pogo • Tue 21 Apr 2009 20:30

Hi Andrew.The problem is not the water heater but the valve underneath as these two items are bought seperately.If the problem arose when you first turned the water release knob,I would suggest turning it open and closed a few times,and try to let it spring back when you do this.This usually clears ...

Forum: Building and DIY
Topic: Water Heater - Dripping
Replies: 9
Views: 2170