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by J B
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Car Tax Renewal Dates 2021
Replies: 41
Views: 2201

Re: Car Tax Renewal Dates 2021

by J B
Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Car Tax Renewal Dates 2021
Replies: 41
Views: 2201

Re: Car Tax Renewal Dates 2021

Been stuck in England since December 2020 and would like to know if there is any form of "SWORN" system available. My car has insurance/MOT but is "off the road" and not currently in use. I've looked on-line but not found any useful info. Also sent email to Road Transport people in Cyprus but so fa...
by J B
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos beaches
Replies: 44
Views: 1273

Re: Paphos beaches

................. but the Cypriot who has the concession for the Coralia beach told me the sand was brought in by road from a quarry near Nicosia ! I have a photo of the delivery lorry somewhere, but can't find it! We were there one spring having a drink when his huge digger came along, moved the b...
by J B
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos beaches
Replies: 44
Views: 1273

Re: Paphos beaches

lotus wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:40 pm
Jesus Dominic you do get your arse in your hand,..............
Never heard that expression before - where does that originate?
by J B
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Merry Christmas!
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Merry Christmas!

Just had an email from our friends in Tala thanking us for our Christmas card which arrived ..... today!!!
by J B
Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Fights, tourism between Cyprus and Israel to resume as soon as conditions allow it
Replies: 27
Views: 1461

Re: Fights, tourism between Cyprus and Israel to resume as soon as conditions allow it

PhotoLady wrote:
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:47 am
And when actually does the fighting start, or did I miss that bit?
:lol:
by J B
Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Office 365
Replies: 4
Views: 274

Re: Office 365

Has anyone taken up this offer and everything has gone to plan , so to speak . On a well know sales site here , people are offering Office 365 , for 15 or 20 euros, they say you go to the Microsoft site and download the program , and for the fee they provide the access code . What’s your experience...
by J B
Wed Feb 10, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: The world has well and truly gone nuts...
Replies: 22
Views: 1463

Re: The world has well and truly gone nuts...

Lincoln wrote:
Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:02 am
I have no idea what a Tranny is. However, |I still call a "nine bob note" a nine bob note. Each to their own.


:)
by J B
Thu Jan 28, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Radio
Replies: 8
Views: 842

Re: Radio

Not been to CY since Nov19 :(

I used to listen to Rock FM and/or Sunshine. I seem to remember that Sunshine had gone, but, what's Viva?

Thanks
by J B
Wed Jan 27, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New HSBC Account Not Being Recognised By UK Pension Service
Replies: 7
Views: 681

Re: New HSBC Account Not Being Recognised By UK Pension Service

There's a long discussion on MSE here
https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/di ... ccounts/p1
A lady called CY Diane makes comments (especially on page 6) which you may find of interest.
by J B
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Best free Office download for windows 10
Replies: 27
Views: 2231

Re: Best free Office download for windows 10

- Default setting (so far haven't found a way to change it) is for files to be saved as ODF which is OK until I try to forward anything, so I have to remember to save it in a Microsoft format. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner and click Options. In the resulting window, double-click Loa...
by J B
Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Add name to Title deeds
Replies: 19
Views: 1538

Re: Add name to Title deeds

You just go into registry with your original deeds, passport or yellow slip and say you want to split the property 50%, the lady helps you fill in the form, pay a nominal fee and go back in about three weeks to collect individual Deeds. No Lawyer if you go yourself or you can give power of attorney...
by J B
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Well it's all kicking off in Washington.
Replies: 58
Views: 3152

Re: Well it's all kicking off in Washington.

Well, old Trumpty Dumpty is certainly living up to his promise of "making america grate again"
by J B
Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Recommendations where to buy white goods
Replies: 17
Views: 1058

Re: Recommendations where to buy white goods

A good friend of mine spent over €2k with them asked for a little discount but was given the “we don’t make much out of these goods” story so paid the the asking price. The following day they announced over the radio they were having a 25% off sale for a month! Trouble is, but you not using the quo...
by J B
Fri Jan 01, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Blocking calls on Cyta mobile
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Re: Blocking calls on Cyta mobile

MacManiac wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:39 pm
Motorola Moto G (3rd Generation)
On my Moto G7 plus ...
Find the number in recent calls
Tap on the 'head' icon to the left of the number, which loads a new 'page'
Tap on the three dots (top right) and chose 'block number'

That should do it.
by J B
Sun Dec 27, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Vit D Test
Replies: 9
Views: 767

Re: Vit D Test

Here in the UK, I buy VitD tablets from Lidl - I think they are about three quid for 60 .... so, I pop one a day just for peace of ming.
by J B
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: "The deal is done": EU and UK reach Brexit accord
Replies: 18
Views: 1348

Re: "The deal is done": EU and UK reach Brexit accord

Whatever you think, there's no point arguing (still) about the rights and wrongs of Brexit - the country voted so we are compelled to follow that vote
by J B
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Car Tax Renewal Dates 2021
Replies: 41
Views: 2201

Re: Car Tax Renewal Dates 2021

Do we have to have this argument with MG every year?
by J B
Sun Dec 20, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Best free Office download for windows 10
Replies: 27
Views: 2231

Re: Best free Office download for windows 10

Just bought a new laptop and want to know if I can and how to move a legit copy of Microsoft Office 2016 from my old to new machine. Firstly, make sure you have the 'CD Key' (if that's the correct phrase?) If you have the original disk, then it will be on there, alternatively, download https://www....
by J B
Fri Dec 18, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Holitec
Replies: 9
Views: 1002

Re: Holitec