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by maaka
November 12, 2019, 8:28 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Another UK pension hit.
Replies: 19
Views: 1095

Re: Another UK pension hit.

sorry for butting again, but I made a statement re 26 weeks on and off, and must correct myself for those, if any ,who took some heed from my words. It appears that one may apply to a special NZ pension committee for ones ' Portability ' of pension, if wanting to live in Thailand all year round..if ...
by maaka
November 8, 2019, 8:07 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Another UK pension hit.
Replies: 19
Views: 1095

Re: Another UK pension hit.

nicely put Old Grumpy, we are of the same mind..I too grew up paying into the NZ Super Scheme thinking there would be no problems, when it came to my later years, but alas, the goal posts keep shifting, the cost of living out strips any pitiful increase in pension, and no one told me that I couldnt ...
by maaka
November 8, 2019, 5:48 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Another UK pension hit.
Replies: 19
Views: 1095

Re: Another UK pension hit.

I have to live 26 weeks a year in NZ, if I want the pension all year..
overstay the 26 weeks overseas by a couple of days, and I have to pay the whole years pension back, not just the couple of days..so feel pleased with what you got.
by maaka
November 5, 2019, 9:19 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: air asia and children
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: air asia and children

I would have thought what with all the child trafficking around the world, and what not, that quite stringent IDs / original certificates, would be required for any child, or child under 18yrs with an adult, just to make sure nothing hinky was going down..
by maaka
November 4, 2019, 8:23 pm
Forum: World Sports
Topic: World Cup Rugby
Replies: 49
Views: 1885

Re: World Cup Rugby

we have lost many a game of World Cup cricket, America' s Cup, and All Blacks games, not to let a little off game against England get us down mate. We are more miffed at our coach leaving our best players in the shed, or on the bench, than with anything else..we love our game but we dont go overboar...
by maaka
October 27, 2019, 10:38 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: water tower or not
Replies: 28
Views: 960

Re: water tower or not

yes, I have four houses around the planet, all four are solar powered, and water tanks,,one has 55,000lt in tanks, as I run stock as well, and need it as back up in summer, after my pond drops below the outlet..I dont have power bills, or water bills, and nothing bigger than a 12v pump. I have a hea...
by maaka
October 26, 2019, 9:33 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: water tower or not
Replies: 28
Views: 960

Re: water tower or not

yes that is a gamble with just an overflow, especially now I am getting forgetful, but everyone's advice is getting towards a final design and decision..thanks
by maaka
October 26, 2019, 6:29 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: water tower or not
Replies: 28
Views: 960

Re: water tower or not

yes I just top up our house tank off the village supply until it overflows the lid..thats my overflow pipe
by maaka
October 24, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: cobblers
Replies: 3
Views: 248

Re: cobblers

many thanks guys..is within walking distance of hotel when in town for some R&R
by maaka
October 24, 2019, 3:16 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: water tower or not
Replies: 28
Views: 960

Re: water tower or not

Thanks for that sometimewoodworker... that made me look at it from the opposite direction altogether.
still means a water tower but your focus is more on village supply to fill it, rather than well ..
ponds will need a pump too..and a tak tak to drive it....
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by maaka
October 24, 2019, 7:07 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: cobblers
Replies: 3
Views: 248

cobblers

cobblers to you too... nahhh
anyone know of a shoe repair place around Centara Plaza..
thanks
by maaka
October 24, 2019, 6:10 am
Forum: U.S. Politics
Topic: U.S. Politics
Replies: 7812
Views: 75046

Re: U.S. Politics

there they were way back questioning Trumps involvement, or not, with Russia, and when he questions Biden's dealing with Russian Ukraine they jump down his throat..
by maaka
October 24, 2019, 6:05 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: water tower or not
Replies: 28
Views: 960

Re: water tower or not

good one guys..yes the tak tak is a good one and would suit us, as our rice is a goner this year.. we have water at 7m down the bore pipe to the bottom at 55m yes our 2000lt house tank does us good when there is no village supply, but when its down to half full its a dribble, as we only gravity, not...
by maaka
October 23, 2019, 8:30 pm
Forum: Land For Sale & Rent
Topic: LAND FOR SALE OR RENT IN BAN DUNG, UDONTHANI
Replies: 2
Views: 451

Re: LAND FOR SALE OR RENT IN BAN DUNG, UDONTHANI

whats the sale price please
by maaka
October 23, 2019, 8:27 pm
Forum: Land For Sale & Rent
Topic: Land for sale in Amphur Phen 2 Rai 73 Sq. Wa
Replies: 6
Views: 434

Re: Land for sale in Amphur Phen 2 Rai 73 Sq. Wa

like in the price you mean?
by maaka
October 23, 2019, 8:21 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: water tower or not
Replies: 28
Views: 960

Re: water tower or not

what am I trying to acheive..good question..a endless supply of water for house and fields.. we have 2000lt spare tank as it is, which collects rain water, but go also be filled from the village supply, but there are times, now every night where ther is no village water, and as we use our spare tank...
by maaka
October 23, 2019, 3:09 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: water tower or not
Replies: 28
Views: 960

water tower or not

this one is doing my head in..we live out in the wops where it is still the 1970's. the power are water are menapusal and go off most nights..our rice fields are rolling heather this year due to lack of rain, so moi had a bore drilled thinking I would be a god unto myself and would be wallowing in i...
by maaka
October 6, 2019, 3:28 pm
Forum: I'm Looking For....
Topic: motorbike repair and service, east side.
Replies: 8
Views: 418

Re: motorbike repair and service, east side.

I take mine to a shop in Sirsuk road. Go up Naresuan to the back of the prison , hang a left at the lights, and about 50m along on your left..two guys been doing it for years.. even came 100km to the house once to pickup one of my bikes and take it back to repair it..goes like a rocket now..
by maaka
September 26, 2019, 10:02 am
Forum: Cars & Trucks For Sale/Wanted
Topic: cheap pickup,nissan nv SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 734

Re: cheap pickup,nissan nv SOLD

bummer it sold, and here I have been trailing all over the show for one, and it was right under me nose..still looking
by maaka
September 9, 2019, 6:37 am
Forum: World News
Topic: coastal towns will have to be abandoned
Replies: 28
Views: 1715

Re: coastal towns will have to be abandoned

sold my oceanside property back home years ago as I could see the sea was encroaching more and more, and things were going to go pear shape...now I am on a hill..

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