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Nancy Barbour commented on James Higginson's blog post Big freeze in northern France, have you been hit?
"Hmmmmm, looks like Chicago! ;)"
Mar 12, 2013
Nancy Barbour commented on Mark Sampson's blog post How The Other Half Eats
"A fun read!"
Mar 3, 2013
Nancy Barbour replied to wendy kathleen suzanne finlay's discussion saur charges
"Thanks, Terry and Tracy! "
Feb 27, 2013
Nancy Barbour replied to wendy kathleen suzanne finlay's discussion saur charges
"David, What exactly is "Ordures Menageres"?  "
Feb 27, 2013
Nancy Barbour replied to Holly Hill Mangin's discussion Where do you live in France? in the group Americans In France
"Hi, We bought in Burgundy near Autun. We heard there were some other Americans in our village but have yet to meet them. The English have been cordial and sometimes outstandingly so. Life is good!"
Nov 28, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Caroline Maslin's discussion Reporting a dodgy architect and builder?
"Your comment about moving on is the right one. It's hard, but that is what eventually happens any way. Time passes and you have to go on. It always stings....it just gets less and less intense. And you start saving more money to get stuff…"
Nov 2, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Caroline Maslin's discussion Reporting a dodgy architect and builder?
"I hate to admit to this but we were taken in about 5-7 years ago for quite a huge sum of money by an English property manager cum renovator to the tune of about 65,000 euros. We were in good company but we had little knowledge of his scams as we…"
Nov 2, 2012
Nancy Barbour commented on Mark Sampson's blog post Everything Must Go
"This was fun to read!  I think represents a part of all of us that we can relate to...the packrat...you never know when you can use it mindset!. It also reflects change and how sad it can be sometimes. You have to fight that off and and keep…"
Aug 26, 2012
Nancy Barbour joined Catharine Higginson's group
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Wartime in France

A SFN Group for members wishing to discuss the role France has played in various wars in and over its territories. The main interest will (I hope) be the first & second world wars, but we're led by you. Hope you enjoy the discussions.See More
Aug 25, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Sheila Walshe-Blackmore's discussion HELP PLEASE! I need to cater for vegetarians
"For that panzanella salad I also use garbanzo beans (chick pease) and don't use all that bread. Adaptation is good!"
Aug 8, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Sheila Walshe-Blackmore's discussion HELP PLEASE! I need to cater for vegetarians
"Panzanella Salad (can use chunked grilled chicken etc for own use) Ingredients extra virgin olive oil 1 small French bread, cut into 1-inch cubes ( about 6 cups) kosher salt 1 cucumbers, unpeeled, seeded, and sliced 1/4-inch thick 1 red bell…"
Aug 8, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Brian Milne's discussion What is wrong with French shops?
"A good tip this one. I'll try it."
Jul 24, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Brian Milne's discussion What is wrong with French shops?
"Thanks. I will have to try the German version. Is it less sweet or creamy? "
Jul 24, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Brian Milne's discussion What is wrong with French shops?
"Thanks, good to know and I will give them a try. This is one dessert I love to make (and eat!) Do you use creme fraiche too with those cheeses (for the sour cream?) I absoutely love all the varieties of dairy products available here, just not used…"
Jul 24, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Brian Milne's discussion What is wrong with French shops?
"Not to belittle the search for batteries, but I must say my heart skipped a beat when I saw that "philadelphia" is now being sold in France (haven't seen it yet.) I have always regretted my inability to do a American deli cheesecake…"
Jul 24, 2012
Nancy Barbour replied to Catherine Wales's discussion legal responsiblity in the group Friendly Advice Bureau
"Unfortunately his age (and maybe bad experiences.....brought on by his own making I would guess) says a lot.  Some people don't age well and he sounds like just such a person. If you want, call the vet and mention nothing of the extremity…"
Jan 17, 2012

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At 12:47 on May 6, 2011, Kate Ryley said…
Hi Nancy

Welcome to the Long Term Lets group - hope you find it useful. Please feel free to post any discussions and add to our lessons learnt discussion if you have any experiences that could be useful to others.

Cheers

Kate
At 12:30 on February 8, 2011,
Admin
Tracy Thurling
said…
Hi Nancy,
Welcome to SFN, thanks for the Christmas card, look forward to seeing you next time you are over!
At 15:24 on January 2, 2011,
Admin
Catharine Higginson
said…

Hi Nancy






Welcome to the network - we hope you find it useful. If you haven't already done so, don't forget to upload a photograph of yourself to your profile (use the setting button on the right hand side of your page) and pinpoint your location on the 'Members Map'. Feel free to join any groups that look interesting or start your own. Events and items for sale can be listed FOC in the SMALL ADS category and don't forget to introduce yourself in the Discussion forum - we're a friendly lot and will look forward to hearing from you!

 

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