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Part of OrneLink’s remit is to facilitate social and linguistic exchange between members. Many expat members of the network would like to improve their French; but lessons can be costly, inconvenient and hard to stick at. There are also many French members who would love the opportunity to practice or improve their English.

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Work, jobs, business

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English-speaking child minder needed

A family near Theil sur Huisne in Le Perche is looking for an English speaker to look after their 3 year old daughter for around 10 hours a week.

They would be able to pick the person up if transport is a problem and don't mind if the person is only available for a few months. 

If you're interested, please contact 06 83 98 26 94 or chev.talbi @

looking for a baby sitter

I'm looking for a native baby sitter to look after a 10 month old boy. I live in Bagnoles de l'Orne, tell me if you are interested.


Need an english professor


We look for the replacement for a professor of English. The person has to master enough French to teach in a middle school (college), and have an upper diploma. She will have to postulate with the Rectorat of Caen. For quite information contact me to College of Houlme to Briouze. Thank you.

Max Athenour

Principal du collège


Fudge Arrives in the Orne

Traditional Fudge

We have 10 different flavours of fudge for sale here in France. Caramel, Whisky Raisin, Chocolate Nut, Irish Coffee, Rum & Raisin, Vanilla and Chocolate Swirl, Chocolate and Orange Swirl, Chocolate and Mint Swirl, Mocha and Triple Layer. All are delicious and priced from 2€50 for 100g.

At the moment we are at the market at Mortagne au Perche most Saturday mornings, some Friday evenings with Bob Tinker at the Réveillon Jazz Café (see picture) and other days (sur rendez-vous) at our shop in Ste Gauburge Ste Colombe.

Looking for Job

28 year old German native speaker is seeking for a job in Argentan and surroundinings. I speak German, English and a little Italian, have knowledge with Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD 2d & 3d. I have a diplome as draughtsperson and interior designer and worked in a transportation and logisitcs company in the customer service until some weeks ago.

House for sale

Very pretty traditional house built in 1767 completely renovated 5 bedrooms for sale by owner, 5 mns away from Alençon.

For more information : or call

Looking for a job as a personal assistant

My name is Christine BARDEL, and I'm living in Saint Nicolas des bois , not far from Alencon.

Actually, I'm looking for a job as a personal assistant spoken english and also, spanish. I have more than 10 years work's experiences as a personal assistant in several companies.

I'm looking for a job (a CDD) until the end of July 2011.

Hope that my CV will turn out a success close to companies around the area of Alencon or Le Mans.

Pleased find enclosed my CV.

Looking forward to be contacted.

Yours Sincerely,

Christine BARDEL

UK High Street Greeting Cards in France! and Christmas Crackers too!

Fantastic quality UK high street greeting cards available in France

Started in 2009, I made it my aim to bring the best quality greeting cards to sell in France at better than UK high street prices!

All Everyday ranges, birthdays, engagement, wedding, anniversaries, new baby, christening, new home, get well, thank you, sympathy, etc. 

Spring Ranges include Valentine's, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Easter. 

Are you curious about your house in Normandy?

Would you like to know the history of your house? 

Do you have family history in Normandy to delve into?

I am an historian, working frequently in the departmental archives.