by beetle • Thu 17 Nov 2016 10:22
Linky smart meters mandatory rollout/ installation in your area. You will receive a letter 30-45 days prior to installation. Click the link below and enter post code = approx date. http://www.enedis.fr/linky-bientot-chez-vous Via Selectra what does the grid operator Enedis (ex ERDF) have to say abou...
by beetle • Tue 15 Nov 2016 15:29
Everything is smart these days. The buzz word is Smart. It is mandatory new appliances must be smart enabled. A world wide web of integrated smart networks is being spun and us fly’s buzzing around always busy do not see, but the spiders will not go hungry, although their hunger be never sated. Firs...
by beetle • Tue 21 Jan 2014 19:42
Paint roller and two varnish brushes one month on, are still as fresh as when I put them in the fridge. Chickens, pies yougurts and the dogs grub all came out tasting fine except for my strong cheese which had grown a good head of hair and answeared to the name of Cyril (I forgot it was there!) Oh, ...
by beetle • Fri 03 Jan 2014 19:28
Painting Paint brush, roller, or pad - varnish, emulsion or gloss - still required the next day or week, wrap individually in cling film and place in the fridge. The material on them remains OK to use and the implements work fine. Sanding A "Rapid stock removal disc" ( like a grinding disc, but with...
by beetle • Mon 08 Jul 2013 23:54
Any of this familiar?
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by beetle • Fri 21 Jun 2013 13:06
Like a good wine the 2CV evolved through careful nurturing of a concept 'keep it simple'.
This 'Equinox' program from 1986 (6 x parts) charts it's evolution and explains its nouvelle design and function.
by beetle • Sun 16 Jun 2013 12:42
2CV Key Points when Buying A WELL BALANCED ASSESSMENT OF THE 2CV Assessment CRASH TEST Crash Test Notice how the cab area is unaffected the engine and gearbox absorb impact and go down impacting the front suspension tube and collapsing the chassis at the focus point. CHASSIS DAMAGE / ROT Triangular ...
by beetle • Wed 05 Jun 2013 19:28
If you have not bought a 2CV yet, perhaps this website is worth a visit.
Should you require any information on the good and bad points of the 2CV, I can go on and on and on.
A truly great car.
by beetle • Thu 09 May 2013 20:47
by beetle • Fri 19 Oct 2012 12:30
I know his message is a bit hard to accept and it is lenghty. But and this is a big but, what if he is right? Of course it's Napoleon's fault for starting all of this with his scientific expedition to Egypt. Ignore the spacemen they are always trying to get in on the act. But what if ? There's that ...
by beetle • Wed 17 Oct 2012 18:31
At school(a very long time ago)they told us the roots of civilisation began in Egypt, with the pyramids. I am of the opinion both now and then, this statement is wrong. Today the largest pyramid in the world is situated in Bosnia. Ground breaking news you would think but how many people do you know,...
by beetle • Tue 16 Oct 2012 18:57
As usual these days time is short,so Pic's of our van must wait. Mind you the van is becoming a bit a Grand Design and soon the voiceover we come out with "quite frankly with their budget I do not see how they are going to achieve it!" Now we have to decide what the best interior will suit us and th...
by beetle • Fri 05 Oct 2012 18:25
Do you know I had not given much thought to loo's and showers but I have it on good report that some sites do have the basics or are very obliging. Yes we have not visited any sites yet. That eperience has yet to come. With our previous VW camper over the years, we toured most of the coast from Cala...
by beetle • Fri 28 Sep 2012 17:15
We are at present restoring our 1971 VW Type2 Camper van, ho ho - ha ha - hee hee - hum hum, yes we must be mad the piggy bank is being eaten away faster than the rust bug did the van. But with so many fond memories of our/dogs adventures in her over the last ten years, letting her rot away was not ...
by beetle • Wed 11 Jul 2012 23:09
Well progress so far, after a weird conversation with my car insurance provider (call center) explaining what a tow bar was, I now have an an amended car insurance schedule which lists the tow bar as a modification. Every time I go abroad now they they need to know dates, so that a International Mot...
by beetle • Sat 07 Jul 2012 11:57
I heartily second that and getting the service you expect out of the NHS - not easy.
This link may be of interest, comprising of four parts with some interesting comparisons (at the end) about how different countries provide treatment.
Lyme Disease in Europe
by beetle • Tue 03 Jul 2012 20:51
My breathalyser fresh off the shelf, expiry date 04/2014 and I know that date will come around pretty quick. The chap who own's the motorist shop I bought it from said on his trip down to Portugal not a policeman to be seen, but coming back 'Smokies everywhere'- National emergency? no just checking....
by beetle • Fri 29 Jun 2012 20:35
1st July 2012 all vehicles travelling in France must carry an NF approved alcohol breathalyser, well two actually. A link below which is also a link to a BBC interview that explains it all much better than I can:-
Alco Sense (BBC Interview)
by beetle • Sun 17 Jun 2012 14:57
Thanks very much for providing the very usefull information which I will be following up a.s.a.p We (plus dog)look forward this year to messing about on the water as a release from the restoration project. Sailing has never been a serious activity, just for fun. Although I must say in the past we ha...