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by Wookie
Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: bad news on the pension horizon ?
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: bad news on the pension horizon ?

that is worrying for a lot people, personally I have mine paid into my UK Bank then withdraw it here as and when in sterling, obviously not getting anywhere like the interest here, but, old saying don't put all your eggs in one basket................
by Wookie
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are all TRNC beaches "public" beaches?
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Are all TRNC beaches "public" beaches?

All the beaches are "supposed" to be free however some of the big hotels charge to use theirs (not that they are allowed to do this but they do) as long as you don't use their facilities, eg toilets, bar, sunbeds etc you are "supposed" to have access.................but this is C...
by Wookie
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it 30 or 90
Replies: 22
Views: 642

Re: Is it 30 or 90

Well I live here, have been stopped at one of the Police check points told by the officer (very politely) to get it sorted so I have, not only to stay legal but for my own protection as it's like Wakey Races here now, everyone in a hurry, disregard for solid yellow lines, no regard for other road us...
by Wookie
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it 30 or 90
Replies: 22
Views: 642

Re: Is it 30 or 90

well according to the BRS newsletter this is what it had to say regarding the driving licence:- DRIVING WITHOUT A TRNC DRIVING LICENCE If you own a property here, or intend to rent one for more than 30 days at a time, the Law states that if you intend to drive you must hold a current and valid TRNC ...
by Wookie
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does this forum need to exist?
Replies: 12
Views: 610

Re: Does this forum need to exist?

I view the forum every day, and yes it is a bit quiet on the general discussion but I like to read the news each day, and when people do post the replies they get are more helpful and friendly than other forums I could mention :D
by Wookie
Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone else having problem getting BBC1
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Re: Anyone else having problem getting BBC1

A friend suggested another link which I am now using can get all the channels without the vpn, only downside is I can't get catchup..............but very pleased with choices of channels, picture quality brilliant and no buffering..............happy bunny
by Wookie
Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone else having problem getting BBC1
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Re: Anyone else having problem getting BBC1

thanks I'll give it a try
by Wookie
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BBC anyone else having problems
Replies: 2
Views: 506

BBC anyone else having problems

I access all my UK tv thru VPN, but tonight could not get BBC it kept coming up not available in your area? asked a friend living in the next village and he had the same message.............what is going on? really pissed off not only am I missing one of my favourite programmes Pointless but now won...
by Wookie
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone else having problem getting BBC1
Replies: 6
Views: 974

Anyone else having problem getting BBC1

I access all my UK channels via a vpn, but tonight could get ITV but BBC came up with not available in your area, asked a friend to try it as well and he got the same message.............what is going on? hope it's just a hiccup because I prefer BBC news to ITV but what really pisses me off my favou...
by Wookie
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where's the weather page gone?
Replies: 3
Views: 880

Re: Where's the weather page gone?

thanks Dan, at least I know when I can get my washing dry :lol:

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