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Old 30.07.2011, 20:10
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Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hello,

I have just arrived in St Prex yesterday and moving to Morges on 01/09/11. I'm 31 year old originally from Edinburgh but have been living in Leamington Spa for the past few years. My husband came over a month ago to start work and i have just joined him, but its all a bit overwhelming and i'm not sure how to start getting to know people. The plan is that i will get a job, but my French is very basic so i'm not sure how quickly i will find something.

Just really wanted to say Hello to everyone and that any hints and tips for Morges would be great!
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Old 30.07.2011, 20:41
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hi and welcome. You've picked a lovely area- and there are plenty of friendly ex-pats in your area. Check the Stich n Bitch group that meets in a café in Lausanne on the Wednesday evening. Bonne chance.
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hello Jacquie,
It's difficult for almost everyone, leaving friends and family and moving to another country, especially somewhere where you maybe don't speak the language.
If you were to join something like the American International Women's Club, which meets in Lausanne, that might help you in getting to know other English speakers.
The AIWC has many activity groups, both outdoor and indoor, and I feel sure you'd find something you're interested in.
I think perhaps learning, or improving, your French would help you to meet people too. Maybe at the Migros classes, which don't cost too much either.
Or join a gym or go to the local swimming pool but, above all, don't just hide yourself away.
I have children your age who've moved many times with their jobs and I've
moved often myself too, so I know it's not easy, especially at first.
If I can help in any way, just send me a personal message.
Good luck Jacquie.
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hi JacquieM,

Same boat! We have just arrived in Nyon and will be moving to Morges on 8th August. I have a new job in Morges and my wife will be doing the same as you, finding friends, learning the ropes and learning French! We have a young daughter who we are looking to get into school ASAP (another subject that requires a lot of homework)! We are form just outside London and are both in mid-30's. Drop us a line if you fancy a natter.

Mark and Marike
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

HI everyone, thanks for the lovely replies.

Stitch and Bitch sounds great, i just started to learn to knit at the start of the year so it would be a great help! I've bookmarked their page so once i've built up the courage to drive I'll give it a go!

ceppych: Thank you so much for your suggestions. My husbands company give me a some French lessons, so I'm hoping they will start soon as that will give me something to do during the day and meet some new people.

the3musketeers: Hello! I'm really happy that my husband and I have chosen Morges, it seems to be a nicely bussling town and i hope i will be happy there. It would be great to say HI at some point
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hi
I am also new in St. Prex and want to get a job
Also looking for a French course and a daycare for my child
would be happy to meet you
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hi,

I live in St Sulpice - 10 mins from Morge where my husband works. More than happy to meet up with you guys and tell you what I know! Have only been here 8 weeks so new too. Hope you settling in well. Let me know if you fancy meeting!
Jen
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hello fellow Morgeians! Welcome to the area. It's lovely, especially in this nice warm weather.

We have a book club we need to put together again and announce after summer meet up. Should anyone be interested, watch the social events calendar.

Ta ta for now.
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Re: Hello, just moved to Morges area.

Hi JacquieM,

We are meeting next saturday at the british car show at the cheese and beer stand from "Grumpygrapefruits cheese" see this
post:Drinks Morges Area

Hope to see you there as well,
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