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by dimsum
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Grandfather clock service
Replies: 5
Views: 532

Re: Grandfather clock service

Went to TikTok but got the impression he was not too sure, neither was I of entrusting the beloved clock to service. His reply was Oh it's very old, my reply was Yes and it works well just needs a bit of oil. So back to the drawing board. Regards, Dimsum
by dimsum
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Grandfather clock service
Replies: 5
Views: 532

Grandfather clock service

I have a 1700 Liverpool grandfather clock which works perfectly well but could do with some oil on parts as used to do in UK. Being in family for generations am cautious of who to trust. Anybody know of someone, they need to have trained in this field. Is there a retired person out there who used to...
by dimsum
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: Dressing table and Mirror
Replies: 0
Views: 923

Dressing table and Mirror

Antique large dark wood dressing table and large free standing mirror, 4 drawers with brass drop handles, excellent condition. 250 euros o.n.o. Can send photos on whattsApp or to mobile number.
by dimsum
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: Pioneer DVD play with manual
Replies: 0
Views: 336

Pioneer DVD play with manual

Also have full collection of DVS's fools and horses, morse, likely lads, lewis, kavanar QC, midsomer murders - all open to offers as is DVD player Paphos area
by dimsum
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Corona
Topic: self employed gardener pays soc ins
Replies: 18
Views: 1947

self employed gardener pays soc ins

Can anyone give me any information whether a self employed gardener can still work. Tried many sites but to no avail. Dim Sum
by dimsum
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Hand Sanitizer
Replies: 20
Views: 3168

Hand Sanitizer

Always keep hand sanitizer in bathrooms and was getting low, went to local kiosk and price was 9.99 euros, how can this be. :roll: dimsum
by dimsum
Sat Oct 19, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Gardening advice, please?
Replies: 13
Views: 1849

Re: Gardening advice, please?

Had the same problem, go to Smart Supermarket and get a large container of ground black pepper, scatter it around plants, of course when the rain comes you have to do it again. Regards Dimsum p.s check which way wind is blowing or you will be sneezing like me for hours :lol:
by dimsum
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Paphos Life Blog
Topic: Flip Flop Warning
Replies: 8
Views: 4257

Flip Flop Warning

Was listening today 28 Aug to a conversation on local radio station in Paphos where 2 people have been fined 85 Euros for driving in flip flops. As I was passing the traffic police department I kindly asked the man is it illegal to drive in flip flops, reply NO but it is illegal in Greece, NOW was h...
by dimsum
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Activities and where in Paphos
Replies: 1
Views: 838

Activities and where in Paphos

Having been widowed for 1 year I need to join a group or something, don,t know what but does anyone know various group activities. Dimsum
by dimsum
Sat Aug 03, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Problem Registering for GESY
Replies: 7
Views: 1314

Re: Problem Registering for GESY

For Les, Same thing happened to me, so went to the clinic of my choice spoke to reception she asked what Doctor I wanted to be enrolled with, handed my yellow slip/passport they took a copy, I signed the relevant form in the morning and by the afternoon had a phone call to say go back to clinic she ...
by dimsum
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?
Replies: 27
Views: 3698

Re: Giving a solicitor power of attourny?

Thanks, useful info - dimsum
by dimsum
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Referral Letter by doctor
Replies: 23
Views: 3531

Referral Letter by doctor

A friend was given a referral letter by his doctor to go to see another doctor and to pay 6 euros, if he needs an operation at this private hospital does anyone know if he will pay for it.
Thanks dimsum
by dimsum
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: first experience visiting GESY doctor
Replies: 80
Views: 11036

Re: first experience visiting GESY doctor

Hi, Wooooooooooooow that was great, long may it remain, am yet to try the system hope I have the luck you got. regards, dimsum :lol:
by dimsum
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New health service
Replies: 31
Views: 4197

New health service

Confused, ex-pat with an S1, does one assume that the 1.7 tax still applies. Regards Dimsum :?
by dimsum
Mon May 27, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Beautiful but can see an accident will happen
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Beautiful but can see an accident will happen

Went on Saturday into the old town parked in market car park and was interested in this new cafe that has been erected i.e. Cafe Nero by the bronze statue, well I must admit it was very nice, smart and well presented apart from when we got our coffee and sat outside it was difficult to pass by some ...
by dimsum
Sun May 26, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Britain’s Greatest Comedian
Replies: 30
Views: 3853

Re: Britain’s Greatest Comedian

Oh Tommy Cooper was the best, he made us smile and laugh, remember the show when he collapsed and just waited for him to get up but it was so sad to hear he had passed away, Dimsum
by dimsum
Tue May 21, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Operation gone wrong
Replies: 23
Views: 3343

Re: Operation gone wrong

Thank you galexinda worth a go. Dimsum
by dimsum
Mon May 20, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Operation gone wrong
Replies: 23
Views: 3343

Re: Operation gone wrong

Hi Chaddy, sorry I am new to forum and not sure if you got my reply. I had arthritis on top of hand/wrist and got worse when caring for my husband who had cancer and finally went to his bones, he would fall over and would try and pick him up hand was in use all the time. After he passed away last ye...
by dimsum
Mon May 20, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Operation gone wrong
Replies: 23
Views: 3343

Re: Operation gone wrong

Many thanks to you all re your comments, when I was in Dubai I tried to see a surgeon for another opinion unfortunately only there a few days and could not fit me in. Told my lawyer this and was told that even if I did get something it would not stand up in court and I would have to pay for the doct...
by dimsum
Sun May 19, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Operation gone wrong
Replies: 23
Views: 3343

Operation gone wrong

Paid for op to be done on hand in private hospital Paphos last year, had the plate removed as protruding out of hand this year and now cannot move hand at all. Went to other surgeons on the island for 2nd opinions and all agreed but would not put anything in writing, no sooner had I discussed my han...