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by Bluesky
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 9968
Views: 201968

Re: Caption Competition

Maddie, having just learned about a rugby 'spear tackle' decided she should try it out on her ice dance instructor.
by Bluesky
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Heavy crackdown looms on Uber, ride-sharing apps
Replies: 12
Views: 3787

Re: Heavy crackdown looms on Uber, ride-sharing apps

Agree! Used Uber and Grab in Chiang Mai, quick, easy and professional. Fares disclosed up front and no bickering about it That is certainly the case in Bangkok, and as far as daughter is concerned will not use taxis when travelling alone. Whilst most are generally ok there is a proportion that are ...
by Bluesky
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 129
Views: 6886

Re: Electric Cars

Its quite amazing where the technology is going performance wise. Fortune By DAVID Z. MORRIS February 19, 2018 A Japanese Electric Car Just Destroyed Tesla's 0-60 Acceleration Record. Japan-based boutique carmaker Aspark has accomplished what until recently seemed impossible: creating a street-legal...
by Bluesky
Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Heavy crackdown looms on Uber, ride-sharing apps
Replies: 12
Views: 3787

Re: Heavy crackdown looms on Uber, ride-sharing apps

It is a damn shame that some competition can't be part of the Taxi industry in Thailand. At least Grab and Uber offered some hope of improved standards and integrity amongst local Taxi Operators. Whilst in Bangkok over the weekend went to Central World on Friday night and decided to take a Taxi from...
by Bluesky
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Australian biker stuck in Thailand
Replies: 5
Views: 591

Re: Australian biker stuck in Thailand

If I understand this, Australia issued a visa so he could return. But they had no intention of letting him return. The visa saved them the trouble of deporting him. Under section 128 of the Australian Migration Act a Permanant residence visa can be cancelled without service of a ' notice of intent ...
by Bluesky
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: All about "Dentist in Hua Hin" Useful information.
Replies: 80
Views: 19451

Re: All about "Dentist in Hua Hin" Useful information.

Went through a similar situation recently. Tripped over late last year and managed to get about a dozen stitches over the eye. Didn't realize at the time but I had also managed to fracture a tooth below gum line. The tooth had previously had root canal treatment. Saw the dentist in town and likewise...
by Bluesky
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: INTEL MADE SMART GLASSES THAT LOOK NORMAL
Replies: 0
Views: 243

INTEL MADE SMART GLASSES THAT LOOK NORMAL

Intel unveils smart glasses that you might want to wear A low-powered laser beams images into your eye. Intel has launched an impressively light, regular-looking set of smart glasses called Vaunt, confirming rumors from Bloomberg and others. Seen by The Verge, they have plastic frames and weigh unde...
by Bluesky
Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Home, Lifestyle & Family
Topic: Plant nursery specialising in Cycads
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Re: Plant nursery specialising in Cycads

Thanks for the advice BB. Will be down there in the next couple of weeks and will have a look and see what they have.
by Bluesky
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Home, Lifestyle & Family
Topic: Where to buy flowers for Valentines day
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: RE: Re: Where to buy flowers for Valentines day

there is a flower shop on Sa song Rd on the left side travelling north fairly sure it is between Hua Hin 74 and Hua hin 72. The have a reasonable variety of lose and bunched flowers there . Just bought some lose roses with marked prices there bout an hour ago. There are some small premade bunches t...
by Bluesky
Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Human fetuses found among household garbage in Hua Hin
Replies: 30
Views: 1506

Re: Human fetuses found among household garbage in Hua Hin

Thistle wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:59 pm
Only one person on this forum would make a comment like the one above,,,,,,,,,,,,,what a totally sad person you must be.If you feel you wish to disagree,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,pm,PLEASE.
Agree! Quite a callous and insensitive response.
by Bluesky
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Tax Residency (bank requirements)
Replies: 30
Views: 1791

Re: Tax Residency (bank requirements)

It is all explained at the following link, it appears Thailand has not signed up to sharing of data http://www.oecd.org/tax/automatic-exchange/crs-implementation-and-assistance/crs-by-jurisdiction/#d.en.345489 Thailand has signed up as a global forum member with the OECD but it looks like it will b...
by Bluesky
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Home, Lifestyle & Family
Topic: Where to buy flowers for Valentines day
Replies: 4
Views: 260

Re: Where to buy flowers for Valentines day

there is a flower shop on Sa song Rd on the left side travelling north fairly sure it is between Hua Hin 74 and Hua hin 72. The have a reasonable variety of lose and bunched flowers there . Just bought some lose roses with marked prices there bout an hour ago. There are some small premade bunches th...
by Bluesky
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: News
Topic: UK foreign secretary coming on two-day visit
Replies: 9
Views: 602

Re: UK foreign secretary coming on two-day visit

I wonder if extradition treaties/MOU's will be on the agenda?
by Bluesky
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: News
Topic: Australian man dead after brutal bar attack in Pattaya
Replies: 21
Views: 1724

Australian man dead after brutal bar attack in Pattaya

Australian man dead after brutal bar attack By Richard Wood 1:17pm Feb 12, 2018 An Australian man has reportedly been beaten to death in a Thai resort bar, with his assailants alleging taking photos of him after the assault. The man was confronted last Friday by up to five men in the Ruby Lounge, a ...
by Bluesky
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Home, Lifestyle & Family
Topic: Plant nursery specialising in Cycads
Replies: 2
Views: 369

Plant nursery specialising in Cycads

screen-shot-2018-02-10-at-1-17.png We have been looking in the Hua Hin area for a nursery specialising in Cycads. Most we have visited so far seem to stock limited specimens. As an aside one of the best collections I have ever come across was on the other side of the Gulf at Noong Nuch Tropical Bot...