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by trubrit
March 26, 2018, 10:03 am
Forum: Thailand Visas & Migration to other countries
Topic: UK Passport Renewal
Replies: 23
Views: 4424

Re: UK Passport Renewal

Off to Bk to apply for my replacement passport tomorrow, now I read somewhere on forum that there is an agent of some sort in the Trendy building that will collect my finished passport for me and post it to me for 500bht, saving me another trip down there , but I,m buggered if I can find where I rea...
by trubrit
March 24, 2018, 6:34 pm
Forum: Things to do in Udon Thani
Topic: Nothing
Replies: 105
Views: 10158

Re: Nothing

. Sounds like you have played it well. Good on ya. [/quote Well I started a new career path at the age of 35 when I left the RAF, looked at all the good life things like running a country pub etc but eventually settled on another Uni course in marketing, so at 44 it can be an opportunity for you to ...
by trubrit
March 24, 2018, 1:49 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: PHEN, Pink card from the Ampher?
Replies: 20
Views: 1520

Re: PHEN, Pink card from the Ampher?

I would add to the above it actually say's on the back of it," This is NOT an Identity card " Which The Thai Air supervisor took delight in pointing out to me, as if I didn't already know .So honestly I don't know what it is .
by trubrit
March 24, 2018, 1:27 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: PHEN, Pink card from the Ampher?
Replies: 20
Views: 1520

Re: PHEN, Pink card from the Ampher?

Wow man it really ain't worth all that trouble, I've had mine about 5 years and can count on the fingers of one hand when it's been really useful, more so than say my Thai driving license. Only last week it was turned down by Bangkok Bank and Thai Air as identification .
by trubrit
March 24, 2018, 12:04 pm
Forum: Things to do in Udon Thani
Topic: Nothing
Replies: 105
Views: 10158

Re: Nothing

Retired at 44 think that says it all really, no wonder your bored and lonely, you've still go half your productive life to live yet before you even think about retirement. I worked full time up until my 65th doing a job I liked and was good at which gave me an income that sustained not only the life...
by trubrit
March 24, 2018, 10:29 am
Forum: Things to do in Udon Thani
Topic: Nothing
Replies: 105
Views: 10158

Re: Nothing

Oh God if only. I am 83 and still haven't really enjoyed the fruits of my retirement. Been in Thailand, living in four different places,for 33 years , been fully occupied in each one but never so busy as I am here in Non Wau So, 40kms out from Udon, in the sticks as some say .What do I do each day? ...
by trubrit
March 22, 2018, 1:40 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Blood Donor Request: Paul Bond
Replies: 6
Views: 808

Re: EMERGENCY: Blood Donor Request: Paul Bond

Paul Bond known as Chemical Alli by older ex pats is in AEK hospital. We are appealing for 2 blood donors so that he can undergo surgery. Blood required A RHESUS Negative. Just been informed Paul has been moved to Wattana hospital. Please donate there if possible. STILL SEEKING DONORS! Not sure abo...
by trubrit
March 21, 2018, 10:01 am
Forum: World Sports
Topic: University boat race 2011.
Replies: 34
Views: 3851

Re: University boat race 2011.

Here we go again the annual boat race between the two premier English Uni's, takes place this coming Saturday 24th March, live on BBC 1 from 5.50pm our time .Racing at 11.30, women's and the big one, the men's at 30mins past midnight. Interesting statistic the American in the Cambridge No 4 seat is ...
by trubrit
March 14, 2018, 10:31 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Kumphawapi.
Replies: 2
Views: 1186

Kumphawapi.

Just getting news through on the Red Cross help line of a natural disaster in Kumphawapi over night. Apparently thunderstorms accompanied by gale force winds have destroyed or severely damaged 112 dwellings, leaving the occupants and their belongings exposed to the elements. All units of the Red Cro...
by trubrit
March 14, 2018, 8:21 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 55302

The Red Cross NWS branch.

I often post about the fund raising activities we all get up to on behalf of our local Red Cross so I thought just for a change I would show where some of that money and a lot of effort goes . This destitute family was brought to our attention by the village headman of their mountain village after t...
by trubrit
March 13, 2018, 6:17 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: This Week's Shopping Deal
Replies: 1061
Views: 136593

Re: This Week's Shopping Deal

Bad news for trout lovers I'm afraid. Speaking to the manager of the Royal project shop today. Apparently the current breeding pond is exhausted and being drained and the next one the fish aren't expected to be ready for the market for at least another 3 months . :cry:
by trubrit
March 13, 2018, 6:12 am
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Prague powder.
Replies: 14
Views: 2270

Re: Prague powder.

Its an old topic, but does anyone have an update, thanks! I eventually got some but had to buy a kilo when I only needed a couple of small spoonfuls to cure about 7kgs of meat , the rest has been sitting in a jar in my cupboard since, your welcome to it, gratis if you let me know how to deliver it .
by trubrit
March 12, 2018, 4:23 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 55302

Re: Non Wau Sor News

Thought I would just add to the above. Over 60's don't be offended by your exclusion, there's nothing wrong with your blood it's simply that it takes longer to replenish itself as you age and sometimes causes dizzy spells while it does .So the nurse explained to me anyway .
by trubrit
March 12, 2018, 4:16 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 55302

Re: Non Wau Sor News

A good turn out again yesterday for the Red Cross blood collection,21557589_1573334172727327_7144658460230500081_n.jpg Well that 6 months went by quick, yes it's time for the Red Cross blood donation team to roll into town. This Thursday 15th to be precise at the Amphoe pavillion in Nong Wai, start...
by trubrit
March 9, 2018, 6:12 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: New banknotes.
Replies: 0
Views: 674

New banknotes.

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by trubrit
March 8, 2018, 8:08 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 55302

Re: Non Wau Sor News

Interesting, informative post and photos. You can eat jackfruit stones? 8-[ You most certainly can, there delicious .http://www.thaitable.com/thai/recipe/boiled-jackfruit-seeds I was worried it was a direct route to hospital with stomach pain! But I've learnt something and I'll give it a go. Anythi...
by trubrit
March 8, 2018, 6:43 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 55302

Re: Non Wau Sor News

] I didn't think the posts were expectant of flurry of comments :shock: To me they're worded a bit like reading a newspaper (which is good I hasten to add) but I never get the urge to write in to the Editor if I like a particular article I personally like reading the threads but may or may not see ...
by trubrit
March 8, 2018, 6:35 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 55302

Re: Non Wau Sor News

Brian Davis wrote:
March 8, 2018, 5:16 pm
Interesting, informative post and photos. You can eat jackfruit stones? 8-[
You most certainly can, there delicious .http://www.thaitable.com/thai/recipe/bo ... ruit-seeds
by trubrit
March 8, 2018, 2:59 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Non Wau Sor News
Replies: 323
Views: 55302

Re: Non Wau Sor News

Looks great Mrs N is wanting a nice little orchard come vegetable garden when I can get round to it Nows a good time to start with the rainy season soon upon us, don't leave it too long or you will have problems cultivating new plants . On Non Wau Sor news topic, interesting to see the mango fair p...
by trubrit
March 8, 2018, 2:48 pm
Forum: I'm Looking For....
Topic: Food grade molases.
Replies: 7
Views: 841

Re: Food grade molases.

Still haven't been able to find food grade black molasses. With all the sugar , both beet and cane growing in the area it must be around somewhere surely . :-"

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