Hello from me - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > All Models & Variants > Welcome New Members


Welcome New Members New members, please introduce yourself here. Tell us a bit about you and your Mini.

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Apr 27th, 2014, 09:59 AM
blatting along
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 22
Local Time: 08:03 PM
France Male
Hello from me

Just a quick hello from me. I'm not a Mini owner - yet. I live in France, born in London but lived in Sheffield before coming to France. Phew.

I'm proposing to buy a 2005 Mini Cooper S, probably today. Just waiting for more info to arrive. My first mini was bought new in 1964. Funny how I remember the reg number - ALE 477B

I served time at University Motors in London, the MG distributors, from 1961. I moved on to the boardroom in another dealership. In 1982 I formed (with others) a computer software company serving the motor trade. That was sold in 1992 and we started again a few years later. I'm still a director and shareholder but my son runs the company now. I just potter about my small farm in the Pays De Loire district of France, with my 5 cars!

We have two gites here and allow the club members of the Westfield Sports Car Club to stay at very low rates. If anyone wants to join us then look at my website (which I'm not allowed to link to!) However, if you put the w's before frenchblat and a com after you'll find it. Just go to booking to see the prices.

So, hopefully I'll be traveling to Scotland on Wednesday to collect the Mini and then that'll be another box ticked. Only the Land Rover to go now.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Apr 27th, 2014, 08:13 PM
blatting along
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 22
Local Time: 08:03 PM
France Male
Money sent, will be there in the morning. We're coming over on Wednesday and returning with it on Friday.

At 1670 miles round trip it better live up to expectations.

I'll put some photo's up when we get back.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Apr 29th, 2014, 04:45 PM
blatting along
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 22
Local Time: 08:03 PM
France Male
Doesn't anyone respond to hello posts.

The other forum I use there would be dozens of replies to "a hello from me"
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

» Recent Threads
What type of person drives a MCS
Oct 27th, 2006 02:14 PM
by popey
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:35 PM
83 Replies, 4,292 Views
Times, they are a changing, or not.
Oct 29th, 2014 11:02 AM
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:32 PM
2 Replies, 222 Views
mini one 2008 cigarette lighter fuse?!
Today 12:12 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:18 PM
1 Replies, 104 Views
F56 how to get constant power from passenger side fuse box
Today 12:18 AM
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:13 PM
1 Replies, 175 Views
The Importance of Winter Wiper Blades and Glass Treatment
Today 12:32 PM
by CARiD
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:11 PM
1 Replies, 102 Views
Thinking about another Mini
Today 11:56 AM
by ZR 900
Last post by The Nun
Today 07:10 PM
1 Replies, 135 Views
R53 Intermittent starting issue and ticking
Today 06:53 PM
Last post by liquidsk8s
Today 07:06 PM
1 Replies, 52 Views
R56 transmission problems
Today 04:18 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 06:58 PM
2 Replies, 66 Views
2015 Countryman
Yesterday 09:15 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 06:12 PM
3 Replies, 233 Views
Advice on labour charge for fast fix....
Today 10:48 AM
Last post by The Nun
Today 06:08 PM
6 Replies, 170 Views
How can I remove the bonnet lining?
Today 12:26 PM
by gnjames
Last post by The Nun
Today 05:58 PM
3 Replies, 115 Views
Thinking about buying a 09 Mini Cooper S
Today 05:16 AM
by JNH2358
Last post by Caveman
Today 04:37 PM
1 Replies, 195 Views
bolt on bhp
Yesterday 04:08 PM
Last post by Caveman
Today 04:29 PM
4 Replies, 312 Views
Issue with mini 2005 convertible roof
Oct 29th, 2014 03:16 PM
by boppu
Last post by burnstar
Today 05:12 AM
5 Replies, 474 Views
IMPORTANT. Have you had a power steering pump failure? Please vote YES or NO!!!
Jan 22nd, 2004 11:45 AM
by waynef
Last post by jowev
Yesterday 10:28 PM
1,112 Replies, 337,958 Views
Fitting a Bugaboo in a Mini Cooper 2011
Yesterday 02:37 PM
Last post by nidawaseem
Yesterday 02:37 PM
0 Replies, 218 Views
New comer with some questions..
Oct 29th, 2014 01:31 AM
by mcoop
Last post by davidscott
Yesterday 11:47 AM
3 Replies, 427 Views
H7r vs factory xenon
Yesterday 10:59 AM
by Nickgo
Last post by Nickgo
Yesterday 10:59 AM
0 Replies, 175 Views
Central locking problem Locks then unlocks straight away
Oct 29th, 2014 02:45 PM
by Skitos
Last post by heathwebbo
Yesterday 07:12 AM
2 Replies, 287 Views
No power under 4000 rpm and hard start
Oct 29th, 2014 10:39 PM
Last post by burnstar
Yesterday 06:59 AM
1 Replies, 287 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 08:03 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2