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by trubrit
April 26, 2018, 7:11 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: This Week's Shopping Deal
Replies: 1052
Views: 132473

Re: This Week's Shopping Deal

Good day. Sorry about the confusion Gooseberries VS Cape gooseberries. Of course i was aware of the difference, but i assumed, never had seen GOOSEBERRIES in Udon, that all would understand that i was referring to Cape Gooseberries. I should not had taken it for granted. Once again accept my apolog...
by trubrit
April 26, 2018, 6:21 pm
Forum: Society and culture
Topic: Heaven on Earth
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Heaven on Earth

For those not lucky enough to grow there own. On the 3rd floor just outside Robinsons entrance there are four ladies who have their mango farms in Nong Wai with several stalls selling many varieties straight from the farm, ranging from 35-50bht a kilo.you can even try a slice first .
by trubrit
April 26, 2018, 6:11 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: This Week's Shopping Deal
Replies: 1052
Views: 132473

Re: This Week's Shopping Deal

How-to-grow-gooseberries-close-up.jpg Wow , thanks for the heads up, going in tomorrow , hope they still have some left, gooseberry pie this weekend! I fear that you are destined for disappointment Val. They are Cape Gooseberries.. cape.png I have found that they make a decent tart crumble when mix...
by trubrit
April 25, 2018, 4:47 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: This Week's Shopping Deal
Replies: 1052
Views: 132473

Re: This Week's Shopping Deal

the-monk wrote:
April 25, 2018, 1:55 pm
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Fresh peaches, figs and plums, gooseberries.
Sweet plums at B70/bag.

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Wow , thanks for the heads up, going in tomorrow , hope they still have some left, gooseberry pie this weekend!
by trubrit
April 19, 2018, 6:46 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: UK Passport Renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 4341

Re: UK Passport Renewal

Just to finalise this topic . Got a note on my phone from DHS to say they are delivering my new passport to Trendy, just before Songkran and an email confirming it's arrival from HM passport office just after, so wife went down armed with old passport, letter of authorisation , signed by me and her ...
by trubrit
April 13, 2018, 5:57 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Udon to have it's first 5* hotel .
Replies: 8
Views: 1399

Re: Udon to have it's first 5* hotel .

The facebook link does not seem to verify anything as far as I can tell. The previous thread only shows a discussion, not verification. Parrot is consistently an accurate source, so perhaps he can post another link to this news? I googled "skyscraper city kantary udon" etc and came up empty handed....
by trubrit
April 12, 2018, 11:24 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Travel Songkran 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 572

Re: Travel Songkran 2018

dunroaming wrote:
April 12, 2018, 10:40 am
picture is station in Bangkok showing people travelling home to Udon
Thank you, yes my original post was misleading, the're coming home not going . Sorry .
by trubrit
April 12, 2018, 9:42 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Udon to have it's first 5* hotel .
Replies: 8
Views: 1399

Udon to have it's first 5* hotel .

Found out yesterday that on Thanan Wattana right opposite the road with Sawang Daeng there is to be what is claimed to be Issans first Internationally rated 5 star hotel. With the purchase, just completed of three adjoining properties including my hairdresser for 35 million baht, bringing a spend on...
by trubrit
April 12, 2018, 8:23 am
Forum: Travel & Transport
Topic: Travel Songkran 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 572

Travel Songkran 2018

Thinking of going any where?
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Udon bus station yesterday Wednesday, still two days before the New Year .
by trubrit
April 3, 2018, 7:07 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Local health clinics.
Replies: 1
Views: 403

Local health clinics.

Following on about my recent dental experience I have received a few enquiries about the village clinics so I thought a little explanation may be in order .First and foremost they are solely for out patients, they have absolutely no accommodation what so ever . They are located in most of the larger...
by trubrit
April 2, 2018, 9:17 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 54772

Army recruitment day

Todays the day for those Thai youths to register for their compulsory army conscription.
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Sorting the boys from the would be girls. If they have breasts they are not eligible apparently .
by trubrit
April 1, 2018, 2:38 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: dentist: current prises
Replies: 78
Views: 16246

Re: dentist: current prises

Anyone else....or have you all got Dentures...? \:D/ :D Well always reluctant to give recommendations for anything on here so this is just my experience .Recently one of my two front teeth disintegrated, didn't worry me at my age, long past smiling at the girls, but my wife said it made me look fun...
by trubrit
March 31, 2018, 7:08 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 54772

Re: The Red Cross NWS branch.

Very heartwarming story Val , well done your missus (and you) plus all the Red Cross volunteers involved , great idea to get these people properly housed and as self sufficient as possible ... just a thought it might be an idea for one of them to have the "snip" so no more babies add to their burde...
by trubrit
March 31, 2018, 10:42 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 54772

Re: Non Wau Sor News

Just a couple of snippets this week, one good the other not so . First the good news , a PTT petrol station is being constructed just before entering NWS coming from Nong Wai, it's going to big quite a big one and will have all the associated services available, Amazon Coffee and 7 eleven included, ...
by trubrit
March 30, 2018, 10:28 am
Forum: Things to do in Udon Thani
Topic: Nothing
Replies: 105
Views: 9887

Re: Nothing

Now this topic has descended to the level where we do really need the moderators to step in .Where are they
by trubrit
March 30, 2018, 5:23 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: PHEN, Pink card from the Ampher?
Replies: 20
Views: 1503

Re: PHEN, Pink card from the Ampher?

...Only last week it was turned down by Bangkok Bank and Thai Air as identification . So.... no money and no escape. Bummer. No just used my passport which I always have with me,only mentioned it was declined to show how useless it is, certainly not worth going through the trouble , if any of obtai...
by trubrit
March 28, 2018, 7:41 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Transfer old to new passport
Replies: 13
Views: 1492

Re: Transfer old to new passport

just did my retiree visa renewal, for the past 5 years have had to present my old and current passport. this time i asked to have my old stamp/visa transferred to my new passport, 500 baht paid..... good to go. will still keep my old passport for my next renewal, just in case. On applying for a new...
by trubrit
March 28, 2018, 10:20 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: UK Passport Renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 4341

Re: UK Passport Renewal

Well went yesterday, a pretty painless experience all over and done with in 15 minutes. Security at all points was pretty strict, more like the airport, so don't take any big bags with you, other than that every one was not only pleasant but unlike the old embassy experience,pretty clued up and poli...
by trubrit
March 26, 2018, 6:23 pm
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: UK Passport Renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 4341

Re: UK Passport Renewal

Truebrit. I remember seeing the post & someone did it with no problems. They said the agency was on the ground floor of the Trendy building. They may have moved as it was about 2 years ago. When you arrive at the Trendy building you have to report to the Reception. Ask them about the Agency & where...
by trubrit
March 26, 2018, 11:14 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: UK Passport Renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 4341

Re: UK Passport Renewal

No they do the whole thing no need to go to BKK at all, but charge 5,000bht. I am applying in person but trying to avoid another journey down to pick it up when its ready .Thanks anyway .

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