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by Barney
October 23, 2020, 6:13 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 1830
Views: 65318

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

Question Have any members had or enquired in regard to Covid PCR test at any of the UT hospitals? Specifically the 3 day prior to travel PCR test required by many countries. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Bangkok Hospital. 4500 baht. Includes letter of test result but not 'Fit to Fly' letter (o...
by Barney
October 22, 2020, 5:56 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it
Replies: 63
Views: 1668

Re: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it

1968 Australia


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by Barney
October 22, 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

“An old writing of Aussie’s and Australia” AUSTRALIA AND AUSTRALIANS The following has been written by the late Douglas Adams of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" fame. "Australia is a very confusing place, taking up a large amount of the bottom half of the planet. It is recognisable from orbit bec...
by Barney
October 22, 2020, 5:10 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 1830
Views: 65318

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

Word coming through now is that the visa extension amnesty is being extended. Go direct to a Thai immigration office and apply. For all visa types. Extension starts 1st November for a maximum of 60 days. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20201022/a8ed518fd62266a14bf720029b362ac9.jpg Sent from my iPho...
by Barney
October 22, 2020, 4:31 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 1830
Views: 65318

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

Thanks Tamada
Saves me driving around town searching.


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by Barney
October 22, 2020, 1:56 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: Miscellaneous COVID-19/Corona Virus Discussion, Questions, etc.
Replies: 1830
Views: 65318

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

Question
Have any members had or enquired in regard to Covid PCR test at any of the UT hospitals?
Specifically the 3 day prior to travel PCR test required by many countries.


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by Barney
October 22, 2020, 1:43 pm
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it
Replies: 63
Views: 1668

Re: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it

Had a look at the MG ZS EV out on the KK road. Nice car and the current battery is 250kg at about 45kw. With over 300km range. Further research advises MG are trying to develop a 73kw battery and still weigh in at 250kg and go past 500km. Will take 2 years. Technology is moving forward rapidly. Sent...
by Barney
October 22, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Udon Thani Restaurants
Topic: Great Breakfast
Replies: 166
Views: 6791

Re: Great Breakfast

Not one great breakfast for a hangover.
Most eat healthy as posted so far.
But what a good brekky for an ugly morning.

Toast poached eggs and some advocado.
My home made butterfly pea tea nice and cold. And herbal coffee.
My go to brekky for most days.


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by Barney
October 19, 2020, 7:54 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 19th October 1872, the largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered in the world is found at Hill End, in New South Wales. Hill End, originally known as Bald Hill, is a gold-mining ghost town about 66km from Mudgee in the New South Wales central-west. Alluvial gold was discovered a...
by Barney
October 18, 2020, 10:57 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

jackspratt wrote:Did you miss the " " noos?
Perhaps place it in the correct thread,

“ a little ray of sunshine out of New Zealand”


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by Barney
October 18, 2020, 6:23 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 18th October 1909, New South Wales agrees to surrender 2400 square kilometres of land for the creation of the Australian Capital Territory. On 1 January 1901, following federation of the six colonies in Australia, arose the need to build a federal capital. It was decided that the nation...
by Barney
October 16, 2020, 1:26 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF
Replies: 483
Views: 19542

Re: U.K. going on lockdown, USA stopping restricting movement. WTF

Heard a very good and positive comment today.

“It’s the first time in UK history that no one has died of old age”

Must be attributing the deaths to other problems.
Maybe be they have changed their diet like many on UM. Good work to Britain.


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by Barney
October 16, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

Sorry a day late. When the poms only thought of us as an area to do their worst. “On this day, 15th October 1953, Britain conducts the first atomic test on the Australian mainland. Australia's remoteness made it a choice for Britain to conduct testing of its atomic weapons in the 1950s. In October o...
by Barney
October 14, 2020, 12:29 am
Forum: General Debates & Discussions
Topic: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it
Replies: 63
Views: 1668

Re: Solar/Wind energy for the future. Forget it

So rare earths as in “Lithium” are rare because they are dispersed and not in any large concentrations to allow mining.
Why is the world going for lithium batteries if that statement is true?


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by Barney
October 13, 2020, 1:03 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Reminder News on snake bites
Replies: 16
Views: 1419

Re: Reminder News on snake bites

Another reminder for those out and about in the yard or larger property. I’ve had 3 snakes this past week. 1 was very large and a dark blue to black. Other 2 small about 500mm or less. I know this is for Aussie snakes but initial first aid is the same treatment. “Some useful information I found shar...
by Barney
October 11, 2020, 11:15 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 11th October 1738, Captain Arthur Phillip, first Governor of New South Wales, is born. Arthur Phillip was born in London on 11 October 1738. He joined the Royal Navy when he was fifteen and alternately earned a living as a navy officer and as a farmer. In October 1786, Phillip was appoi...
by Barney
October 10, 2020, 6:38 pm
Forum: World News
Topic: US Presidential election odds
Replies: 702
Views: 25359

Re: US Presidential election odds

Your post is full of errors and red herrings, p4444. Pelosi is talking about setting up a Commission which would adjudicate on a President's fitness under the 25th. Hopefully, even our esteemed, sleepy right leaning forum subscribers can understand this: 0GR2QomHReI You are correct mr spratt, As sh...
by Barney
October 10, 2020, 8:14 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Reporting from Across the Pacific
Replies: 122
Views: 7847

Re: Reporting from Across the Pacific

Parrot
With your extended leave I hope your lovely garden is being maintained.
It was always a pleasure to see your photos of the extensive yard.
I’m sure that will be one priority on your return.
Good luck for your return.


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by Barney
October 9, 2020, 6:37 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

On this day, 9th October 1908, the Yass-Canberra area is named as the site for the new Federal Capital Territory of Australia. On 1 January 1901, federation of the six colonies in Australia was achieved and the Commonwealth of Australia was proclaimed. With the establishment of a new nation came the...
by Barney
October 7, 2020, 8:17 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 547
Views: 19727

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

Angry scots causing trouble from the start in our history . On this day, 7th October 1854, Scottish gold miner James Scobie dies, a catalyst to events that will eventually result in the Eureka Stockade. Scobie was an unassuming gold miner who came to Australia from Scotland to make his fortune on th...

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