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Beryl Brennan
Interests: Horse riding and events, dogs especially galgos and podencos, reading, cooking, gardening, walking
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My little podenca Bebe came with very bad teeth and now my aged galga Carmela is showing signs of teeth deterioration. Not surprising when they are 17 and 15 years respectively! I use dentastix when they have had their meals but here's an article with some other suggestions. It mentions... Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Podenco Post
If you still drive on a UK licence and wish to exchange it for a French one, you can now do it online. Get all the details on this weblink. Continue reading
Posted 19 hours ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the full article in The Connexion here. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Read all about sweet Lupin on this weblink to the Dogs of Portugal website and contact them if you would like to reserve your application for after lockdown is finished. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Podenco Post
This is from Susan Burgess. French evening news on TF1 tonight(31/3/2020). The Ministry of Finances has put back the dates for income tax declarations. Basically the date are now as follows Opening of on-line declarations 20th April Last date for paper declarations 11 June - people need to be able to go to the tax office to hand them in or post them Last date for on-line declarations for departéments 79, 85 and 86 11 June. 49 will be earlier but later than the date that had previously been given. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the full article in The Connexion this link. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Half the main square in Parthenay by the HyperU roundabout is now partitioned off with barriers so it looks like there will be a small food market there again. A quarter of France’s 10,000 open-air food markets will re-open this week under strict distancing and hygiene conditions. On Friday the government banned all food markets, but farmers depend on them to sell their products. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Most of you will know we are allowed to do takeaway food again so this Friday 3rd April we are offering, Fish and Chips or Homemade Steak and Kidney pie and chips purely on a takeaway basis only. Because of the confinement stocks are running low so food needs to be ordered in advance .Please call 0549 63 07 61 In the meantime keep safe everybody Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Deux-Sèvres Life
Read the full announcement on this link. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Donate on this weblink Here are links to some of their podencos waiting for forever homes. Bobby Tia Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at Podenco Post
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
In France, if you have a holiday booked for this year, and paid a deposit, this is the new law which states you can be offered a voucher to the value you have paid and it is to be valid for 18 months. Read about it on this weblink Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Stay safe and well, everyone. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
In these hard times we are pleased to announce that the rules have changed and we are allowed to do takeaway food again so tomorrow 27th March we are offering, Fish and Chips or Homemade Chicken and Leek pie and chips purely on a takeaway basis only. Food needs to be ordered so please call 0549 63 07 61 Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
This is the weblink to the new attestation to print off. The lockdown will probably be extended for another 5 weeks, President Macron to announce. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Copied from a post by Alison Morton on a facebook page. Just had an email through from La Poste about their services in the next weeks. Google automatic translation – not brilliant, but quick: In order to protect the health of postal workers and ensure their essential missions in the service of the population, we adapt our organization to the evolution of the health situation. This adaptation is done in permanent consultation with the health authorities, occupational medicine and trade union organizations. The following measures will be implemented gradually. Regarding the distribution of mail, parcels and services, the organization will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
The French government has increased fines for non respect of the confinement laws a fine of € 135 in case of violation of the rules, € 1500 in the case of a repeat " within 15 days " and in the case of " four violations within thirty days " a crime " punishable by 3700 euros fine and six months in jail ". 135 euros first offence 1500 euros for a second offence within a time period of 15 days 4 offences in 30 days 3700 euros fine and a maximum of 6 months imprisonment Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
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Posted Mar 23, 2020 at Podenco Post
Been sent this by a friend - co-incidence or what?! Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Assistant Director of Nursing at QE Hospital has said they’ve had a message today that virus seems to be spreading quickly via petrol pumps so they advise to wear gloves when filling up or use paper towel and bin straight away. Can you please pass this around anyone you know. Could make huge difference. Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
French lockdown rules Official advice from the Chinese (pity they weren't honest about the virus last year!) CHINA HEALTH GIVES TO THE WORLD STRATEGIES TO FIGHT COVID19 THE CHINESE ALREADY KNOW THE BEHAVIOR OF VIRUSES THANKS TO THE AUTOPSIES PERFORMED. VIRUSES ARE CHARACTERIZED BY OBSTRUCTING THE RESPIRATORY TRACT WITH VISCOUS MUCOSITY THAT SOLIDS FAST COVERING THESE WAYS AND THE LUNGS, THEN THEY DISCOVERED THAT THEY MUST APPLY A MEDICINE TO OPEN AND UNCOVER THESE WAYS SO THAT THE TREATMENT THAT YOU USE CAN GIVE EFFECT, HOWEVER, EVERYTHING HAS A NUMBER OF DAYS, THE RECOMMENDATIONS ARE, TAKE A LOT OF HOT... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life
Many missing microchipped pets are never reunited as it’s optional to scan & check microchip registration. It’s time veterinary professionals, authorities and rescues checked pet & keeper match on the original database at a pets 1st consultation or yearly checkup. It’s their only chance to get home Vets can play... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2020 at Podenco Post
Posted Mar 20, 2020 at Deux-Sèvres Life