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by Chaddy
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Chinese currency?
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Chinese currency?

Does anyone know where can we get some Chinese currency on the island,help would be much appreciated.
by Chaddy
Sat Aug 17, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New pub peyia
Replies: 35
Views: 1562

Re: New pub peyia

My son in law in the states is a US army veteran.When I am over there and go to stores with him,when we get to the till he shows his veterens card and more often than not gets between 5 and 15% discount.It brings tears to my eyes when the checkout girl usually says " thank from all at this store for...
by Chaddy
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Are airlines tracking YOU?
Replies: 14
Views: 632

Are airlines tracking YOU?

Hotly disputed yesterday ( in the local watering hole of course ) was whether airlines started to track you once you started to make enquiries on line about a certain flight you where interested in..One guy ( he had only consumed two beers ) said he had expierianced this many times,each time he went...
by Chaddy
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?
Replies: 34
Views: 1191

Re: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?

Yes HIC ,but would you chance it if you did not have to?
by Chaddy
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?
Replies: 34
Views: 1191

Re: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?

A friend of ours when they sold their apartment made it clear to their solicitor that the funds for the property had to be deposited in sterling into a UK bank account before the deal was finalised..It worked and buyer,solicitor ,and they where all as happy as Larry. When I asked why they wanted it ...
by Chaddy
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?
Replies: 34
Views: 1191

Re: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?

Thanks ever so much HIC,very usefull indeed.
by Chaddy
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Anti-biotics and alcohol?
Replies: 16
Views: 631

Re: Anti-biotics and alcohol?

boycott,yes I can ( with difficulty ) but if i CAN safely take the demon drink with antibiotics then why not..I explain to the wife that i am a social drinker,,for the fact that when someone says they,re having a drink i say social i…..
by Chaddy
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Anti-biotics and alcohol?
Replies: 16
Views: 631

Anti-biotics and alcohol?

Yours truly has just been prescribed a 4 days course of anti biotics by the dentist.The big question is,can you take alcohol during the course :shock: The dentist says yes but only a very little. The chemist,,a definite NO. A google research,yes its ok. The local watering hole about 50/50. And you s...
by Chaddy
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: People urged to do their bit in keeping down rodent populations
Replies: 17
Views: 736

Re: People urged to do their bit in keeping down rodent populations

How lucky we are. We have a few cats in our area and so keep the vermin down. So far this month we have found two dead rats. Thanks to the cats. We do not feed the cats but leave fresh water daily for them If onlthem don't understand that the y more people did not leave food out for cats. That's ri...
by Chaddy
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: used engine oil?
Replies: 6
Views: 414

Re: used engine oil?

Thanks for your replies daveg and WHL but we have taken it to three garages and they say they will not take it..I think they meant to say that why should they when THEY did not change the oil.,,,Back to the drawing board
by Chaddy
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: used engine oil?
Replies: 6
Views: 414

used engine oil?

How can you get rid of used engine oil on the island....legally,,of course its been suggested " just go somewhere and dump it :shock: Thanks for any help
by Chaddy
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Message from the B.H.C.-important
Replies: 21
Views: 1005

Re: Message from the B.H.C.-important

I,m not the worlds best academic but got the MEU3,s for the wife and myself which I thought was simple,cost 20 euros each and received them in 5 weeks.I cant understand what all the song and dance there is about getting them.Oh,and I,ve got no qualifications in life nor never passed an exam.I guess ...
by Chaddy
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Iran captures British Tanker
Replies: 27
Views: 1148

Re: Iran captures British Tanker

Agree Jim. The UK's military has been pared back to nothing, just like the Police force, education and social services. I hate to make a political point in this worthwhile debate, but what does Boris promise in the hope of being elected Prime Minister? Tax cuts for the wealthy! Just about sums him ...
by Chaddy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Iran captures British Tanker
Replies: 27
Views: 1148

Re: Iran captures British Tanker

WHL wrote:
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:21 am
Tit for Tat and all that. To be serious, without the Americans, has Britain got the navy/power to do anything about it?
Probably right on that WHL and the Iranians know it :roll:
by Chaddy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Iran captures British Tanker
Replies: 27
Views: 1148

Re: Iran captures British Tanker

Lets see if the British Bulldog has any teeth left.
by Chaddy
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?
Replies: 34
Views: 1191

Giving a solicitor power of attourny?

Mmmm,is it normal and or advisable to give a solicitor here power of attourney when flogging your property :?
They did act for us when we bought the apartment.
Any idea of fees? ( it does have title deeds )
Thanks for any input you can give.
by Chaddy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Building a house
Replies: 6
Views: 452

Re: Building a house

Assume you have title deeds for the land?..All important.
by Chaddy
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Estate agents & documentation required.
Replies: 12
Views: 794

Re: Estate agents & documentation required.

I sold a 2B apartment in a complex last year. Bought sign from Superhome, got my phone number printed by Zonari (looks more professional). Fix to balcony. Within 2 days had ringing of doorbell twice. Within a week sold!! Try it for a month & only then go to an Estate Agent where you'll pay between ...
by Chaddy
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Buying a used car? be carefull.
Replies: 3
Views: 596

Buying a used car? be carefull.

A friend of ours recently bought a used car,a private sale.All the transfer forms where filled in and signed by the local mukhtar,so far so good.On the way to the post office or what ever you have to do to get the car transferred into her name she lost the forms...Here,s where the fun starts :shock:...
by Chaddy
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: 235,000 doctors’ visits in first five weeks of GHS
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: 235,000 doctors’ visits in first five weeks of GHS

Every body and their mother in law will be visiting the Doc,s now for every little ache and pain that they would not have done before.Even those who just want a chat....Human nature. And using up their quota of free visits under the scheme. Oh Varky I did not Know that.How many visits are you allow...