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  1. rileyman

    Busiest ferry port in La Manche

    Thanks Roger. We will try for a visit next time we are nearby. Harry
  2. rileyman

    Busiest ferry port in La Manche

    Roger All the times that we have been to Bricquebec we have never found the 'Port' !!!! Harry
  3. rileyman

    2018/2019 Xmas & New Year Cruises - Confirmed

    We experienced thecancellation when BF refused to be 'threatened' by the Union over wage demands. Sad to miss the Xmas cruise but we were handsomely compensated.
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    2018/2019 Xmas & New Year Cruises - Confirmed

    Xmas is booked with the cabin that we wanted - just ask and it will be done.
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    2018/2019 Xmas & New Year Cruises - Confirmed

    As I recall PA goes on the main cruise berth and the river cruise vessels go on the other side of the 'jetty'. The vessel in question on your list leaves on the 24th before PA wouild have arrived I think ?
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    2018/2019 Xmas & New Year Cruises - Confirmed

    LQ. We find Antwerp to be a great place to visit having been on this trip and at other times.
  7. rileyman

    French CRIT'Air Certificate

    I usually travel in a 1962 Riley. How would this affect me and other Classic and older cars ?
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    BF Refits 2017-18

    The stripy bit at the stern looks a little like Normandie used to ???
  9. rileyman

    Storage space on a tablet

    The wife had a similar problem. Our local Guru found that there were various Office programmes etc installed ????? which he removed.
  10. rileyman

    Favourite French films

    it must be, at least, years that saw Last Year at Marienbad - Alain Resnais. I recently saw it again and still do not know what was going on ?????
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    Favourite French films

    Showing in Malvern soon is Tirez sur le Pianiste plus a concert Jacques Brel songs.
  12. rileyman

    Pont Aven 4 berth cabins

    Solo We were right forward on Deck 8 when it was very rough. Water, not spray, hitting the window/port hole is a little disconcerting but Deck 6 public areas and, I suppose the cabins, were not too bad relatively speaking.
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    Pont Aven 4 berth cabins

    in my opinion a 4 berth is not suitable for 3 adults who all would like to sleep. That means two cabins I am afraid. Deck 6 is best - we always request particular outside cabins, 6226, 6228 or 6297, 6297 on Pont Aven, near to the Reception I.e. near the centre of the ship/boat, and have always been successful.
  14. Be careful with the Ralfort if it Coleman's. It can bring serious tears to ones eyes if you put too much on the beef.
  15. We buy Brisket or Topside i.e cheaper cuts and do them in the slow cooker. They give, to us, much more flavour than the more expensive cuts done in the oven.