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by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:31 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: wrong mail
Replies: 13
Views: 468

Re: wrong mail

Yes maybe , they certainly were not consecutive . I still found it odd .
Funnily enough when my neighbour built and registered his house a few years later , they gave him my number , forward slash one .
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:24 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 352
Views: 8002

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

Amged El-Hawrani, a 55-year-old ear, nose and throat consultant, died on Saturday at Leicester Royal Infirmary, while Adil El Tayar, 63, an organ transplant specialist, died on Wednesday at West Middlesex University Hospital in London, it emerged. Both had contracted Covid-19. https://www.theguardi...
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 141
Views: 6393

Re: Border and bar closings

I might have a bit of an idea about where the locals are going...nowhere, yesterday I had to go any get some meat, after going nowhere myself for a week I found myself slowly cruising the ring road @ 60kmh just for the hell of it to enjoy the drive,funny enough I was listening to talking heads ..ro...
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Travel Restrictions Inside Thailand
Replies: 11
Views: 537

Re: Travel Restrictions Inside Thailand

TicToc wrote:
March 30, 2020, 8:00 pm
So where did the information come from about 400 cases at the Military Hospital ?
Thats gotta be Bullshit !! I know a farang admitted yesturday in that hospital for a serious , but not vital operation today .
Should be in there for at least a week .
by saint
March 31, 2020, 11:04 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: wrong mail
Replies: 13
Views: 468

Re: wrong mail

The numbering system is just plain weird ! Years ago when we registered this house and asked for a house number at the ampher office . The lady serving us brought out a book of vacant house numbers for the Banjan area , and said pick what number you want . So postmen have to be rocket scientists to ...
by saint
March 31, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Border and bar closings
Replies: 141
Views: 6393

Re: Border and bar closings

Plenty of traffic at route 2 and 210 junction this morning at 9am . From all directions . Traffic has thinned out in the last week or so , but there are still plenty on the roads considering we are in an emergency . Like Jon , no idea where they all go other than most commercials are heading for Non...
by saint
March 29, 2020, 11:39 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Lao Railway Progress
Replies: 112
Views: 15831

Re: Lao Railway Progress

Who cares if they are hungry . Dont spoil the view .
I would think good for business and the economy , and will generate jobs along its route .
My worry is will it generate enough to cover the payments .
by saint
March 29, 2020, 8:55 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 352
Views: 8002

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

We forget , or rather we do not get the information, that many of these people had underlying health issues which weakened their immunity. This VIRUS as I understand has the ability to seek out and attach itself to the illness you have especially if it is a respiratory Illness or a blood disorder ,...
by saint
March 28, 2020, 9:58 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Visa Extension
Replies: 52
Views: 3739

Re: Visa Extension

A couple of friends of mine who need to get extensions to visas went to immigration yesterday, one with a letter from the Norwegian embassy and one with a fax from UK agency saying letter on way. I will not detail here exactly what happened , but not pleasant and involved money. Money !!!! Im shock...
by saint
March 28, 2020, 9:54 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Reporting from Across the Pacific
Replies: 13
Views: 524

Re: Reporting from Across the Pacific

good to read thanks Parrot Yes i second that Some very interesting comparisons... i can relate to the gardening point , i love a nicely manicured patch but aint no Percy Thrower so whenst up in the village i get 4 local women to come every month to do my garden , they work 8am till 5pm very hard , ...
by saint
March 28, 2020, 9:45 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Boris tests positive for Corona
Replies: 57
Views: 1105

Re: Boris tests positive for Corona

I think I'd better make it clear here that at no time in the past (and hopefully not in the future either) have I ever felt the need to "Have" Diane Abacus on the front/back/ or even opposition benches (she's much more DM's type anyway) Fat black n Labour as well as numerically challenged ..err NOT...
by saint
March 28, 2020, 9:33 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Farangs who don’t wear face masks should be kicked out of Thailand says health minister
Replies: 79
Views: 4808

Re: Farangs who don’t wear face masks should be kicked out of Thailand says health minister

There is only one Thai in my village that is wearing a mask , and she wears one all the time , always has . I know they are hard to find , and some extortionists are making silly money on them , but even if they were readily available , and compulsary would they use them ? Im not so sure , bearing i...
by saint
March 28, 2020, 9:27 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Spare a thought for Thai Immigration staff
Replies: 15
Views: 609

Re: Spare a thought for Thai Immigration staff

They could help themselves a little by stopping giving applicants the run a round .!!!!! i was told to go home and someone else to retake my photos , as selfies are not accepted . Come back tomorrow . Can you deal with the witness information today please . No come back tomorrow . Realising this was...
by saint
March 27, 2020, 8:25 am
Forum: World News
Topic: US unemployment record
Replies: 10
Views: 385

Re: US unemployment record

If nothing else this virus is showing us just how fragile our civilization has become . Financially , medically , food supplies , ect , ect . The only thing that appears to be normal is communications , yet still people are not listening !!!!! Make no mistake the effects and costs of this crisis wil...
by saint
March 27, 2020, 8:15 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: BANGKOK BANK
Replies: 21
Views: 885

Re: BANGKOK BANK

Used mine yesturday at a Kasikorn ATM , no problems .
by saint
March 27, 2020, 5:09 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: PEA Meter Deposit Refund
Replies: 17
Views: 706

Re: PEA Meter Deposit Refund

you guys do realise i take it , that once the refund is paid to you , for all intensive purposes the meter is yours . Which means if it goes a bit wonky , or gets damaged in any way , YOU will be responsible for any costs related to fixing or changing it in the future . Now i know its very unlikely...
by saint
March 26, 2020, 8:49 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 352
Views: 8002

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

It’s very difficult and a bit unfair to expect any government to store things in the thousands on the basis it “might” happen, 10,000 ventilators for example will cost a lot of money to produce and store, what would have happened if the virus hadn’t hit? It’s a bit like people pissing and moaning i...
by saint
March 26, 2020, 8:38 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: PEA Meter Deposit Refund
Replies: 17
Views: 706

Re: PEA Meter Deposit Refund

Of course its still PEA property , i never said it wasnt .
I cannot be arsed to dance to your tune , so i suggest you contact PEA and ask them , which for your own piece of mind will eradicate any doubt about speculation .
by saint
March 26, 2020, 8:17 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: PEA Meter Deposit Refund
Replies: 17
Views: 706

Re: PEA Meter Deposit Refund

you guys do realise i take it , that once the refund is paid to you , for all intensive purposes the meter is yours . Which means if it goes a bit wonky , or gets damaged in any way , YOU will be responsible for any costs related to fixing or changing it in the future . Now i know its very unlikely ...
by saint
March 26, 2020, 5:31 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 352
Views: 8002

Re: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.

Drugs are dangerous people , and should only be used for recreational purposes !!!!! Im joking of course .

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