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by oakdale160
Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Investment Rates
Replies: 34
Views: 2641

Re: Investment Rates

RULE 1.The greater the expected return the greater the risk.

I aim at 2% for inflation And 4-5% withdrawal. So i look for 6-7% net and that is achievable with a low risk bond/equities 50/50 split.
What do you think ahandpatsy.??
by oakdale160
Sat Nov 25, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Thai women second fattest in Asia
Replies: 35
Views: 1280

Re: Thai women second fattest in Asia

On the other hand, there are more lovely slim ladies in their 20s and 30s here than in any of our home countries.
by oakdale160
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: The best pharmacy in Hua Hin?
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Re: The best pharmacy in Hua Hin?

Peopile are always asking for the BEST pharmacy, bar, restaurant, tailor, optician etc--There usually is no BEST ONE--better to ask for in GOOD one and name your location.
by oakdale160
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: After Dark
Topic: Cocktail bars
Replies: 25
Views: 739

Re: Cocktail bars

But its nice that the pretentious have somewhere to go.
by oakdale160
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: News
Topic: Dusit Thani Hotel Bangkok to close
Replies: 9
Views: 3660

Re: Dusit Thani Hotel Bangkok to close

It is spacious and nicely landscaped but nobody can make any money from trees and grass so it has to go.
by oakdale160
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: News
Topic: Medieval investigation in Thailand
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Medieval investigation in Thailand

A British coroner in an inquest into the death of a British man on Koh Phangan described the Thai investigation as being medieval. What a surprise! see bbc story http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-42014114
by oakdale160
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?
Replies: 79
Views: 11475

Re: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?

my sarcastic point exactly.
by oakdale160
Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Foo
Topic: Thailand to England move
Replies: 25
Views: 622

Re: Thailand to England move

i have been back to Canada in the winter when the temp was rarely above freezing for the whole 3 weeks. But In Canada, it is bone dry in the winter and where I was there was almost no wind. So with good layering of clothing I was fine indoors and out. Canadian kids love the winter--skating, sledding...
by oakdale160
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?
Replies: 79
Views: 11475

Re: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?

guess the PM is concerned about what the people like-- he must be up for re-election soon.
by oakdale160
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?
Replies: 79
Views: 11475

Re: Charging for plastic bags in Thailand?

But we come back to the same old, same old--Its not passing laws or a govt decree, thats easy --its ENFORCEMENT.
by oakdale160
Sun Nov 19, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: Football on TV in central Hua Hin
Replies: 5
Views: 383

Re: Football on TV in central Hua Hin

Ot Murphy's they are very good at screening sports with a small audience.
by oakdale160
Sun Nov 19, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: House market in Hua Hin
Replies: 31
Views: 1796

Re: House market in Hua Hin

If it flies, floats or Fu*** --Rent, don't buy.
by oakdale160
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9743
Views: 192409

Re: Caption Competition

You put your right leg in
You put your right leg out
in, out,in, out and you shake it all about
by oakdale160
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Thai women second fattest in Asia
Replies: 35
Views: 1280

Re: Thai women second fattest in Asia

just read the thread about traffic deaths and then read this one. The comments by posters are similar and can be summarised as --Why do the Thai people behave in a way that is a threat to their health and lives and why doesn't the govt do something to bring about changes? The answer to all these que...
by oakdale160
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Indian restaurants in Hua Hin
Replies: 283
Views: 36497

Re: Indian restaurants in Hua Hin

I agree with everything that d-m said-- OK, nothing special