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by MDMK
Tue May 22, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 55
Views: 4888

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

Ahhhh... containers. I have a 6liter kitchen waste bin from the brabantia sort and go range. We are just the two of us... so these work ok if emptied daily... but would be useless if you have a big family or need to store it longer. The lid closes well enough so you get no smells... but flips open e...
by MDMK
Sun May 20, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 55
Views: 4888

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

What does one do with wet garbage, i.e. food scraps, etc.? Here in the Netherlands we *must* seperate all rubbish... otherwise the council just wont take it... you could even get fined The 4 main categories are plastic, paper, green/ biodegradable and landfill All the wet stuff, food scraps, garden...
by MDMK
Sun May 20, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10210
Views: 211737

Re: Caption Competition

Ryanair (Air Asia ... any budget airline) anounce new stealth tax for fatties
If passengers cant get in and out of coil easily they have to pay for 2 seats
by MDMK
Sun May 20, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Grab Coming to Hua Hin
Replies: 23
Views: 1220

Re: Grab Coming to Hua Hin

I too find that price to Cha Am very encouraging. I had to do my version of hard bargaing to get 480baht last year at this time. And I hate the back & forth with getting a price down.
by MDMK
Sun May 20, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Treatment for arthritis/rheumatoid arthritis in HH?
Replies: 37
Views: 2551

Re: Treatment for arthritis/rheumatoid arthritis in HH?

Another thing to watch out for with diclofenac is... if you are on blood pressure medication it interferes with the effectiveness of the bp meds ... my gp couldn't understand why my hypertension wasn't reducing after 3 months on bp meds... turns out it was the diclofenac. Stopped them and bp was nor...
by MDMK
Sun May 20, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: Treatment for arthritis/rheumatoid arthritis in HH?
Replies: 37
Views: 2551

Re: Treatment for arthritis/rheumatoid arthritis in HH?

Another thing to watch out for with diclofenac is... if you are on blood pressure medication it interferes with the effectiveness of the bp meds ... my gp couldn't understand why my hypertension wasn't reducing after 3 months on bp meds... turns out it was the diclofenac. Stopped them and bp was nor...
by MDMK
Sat May 19, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: Govt crackdown on Airbnb, declares bookings illegal
Replies: 24
Views: 1353

Re: Govt crackdown on Airbnb, declares bookings illegal

If you stay in a private apartment via Airbnb or the likes are you covered by insurance if you get hurt in the property, I can bet most have no public liability insurance so the risk is all on you. Use a formal property that has all the correct insurances and licences. what's the difference with fa...
by MDMK
Sat May 19, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Good Barber / Hairdresser
Replies: 16
Views: 1777

Re: Good Barber / Hairdresser

Do they have specsavers in Belgium? I *think* they have them in Belgium, we definitely have them here in the Netherlands All these positive reports have convinced my husband he is safe enough to try out the Bluport basement barbers next week (thank god, I don't like the wooly mammoth look.... and t...
by MDMK
Sat May 19, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: Govt crackdown on Airbnb, declares bookings illegal
Replies: 24
Views: 1353

Re: Govt crackdown on Airbnb, declares bookings illegal

Takiap, you sum up my thoughts exactly! If this goes ahead, I see us going elsewhere. I always loved staying in hotels when I had little choice but to stay in hotels. Now I have the choice of a hotel or an airbnb, I go for airbnb. If Thailand starts restricting this, then I have to ask myself do I g...
by MDMK
Fri May 18, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10210
Views: 211737

Re: Caption Competition

publicity stunt for the new wonder weight loss pill goes spectacularly wrong when the marketing team find out it doesn't actually work
by MDMK
Wed May 16, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10210
Views: 211737

Re: Caption Competition

well I am very sorry young man, but if you're going to dress like a tree then you have to accept that the corgis will pee on you.
by MDMK
Sat May 12, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10210
Views: 211737

Re: Caption Competition

HARRY!!!!!!!! If the tabloids get a hold of how you look this morning after last nights stag-night they will have a field day with it. And taking a tank and a gun???? Couldn't you just have hired pole dancers like any other normal squaddie?????
by MDMK
Sat May 12, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hotel key card leads to identity of foreigner washed up on Hua Hin beach
Replies: 36
Views: 2395

Re: Hotel key card leads to identity of foreigner washed up on Hua Hin beach

handdrummer wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 4:52 pm
Maybe there could be a separate column for ranting and as soon as the exchanges went off topic they would be relegated to the "rants" column.
that's the second best idea I have heard all day :D The other was (paraphrasing) ignore idiots
by MDMK
Sat May 12, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10210
Views: 211737

Re: Caption Competition

Queens looks dismayed at how much Camilla has let her appearance go
by MDMK
Sat May 12, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: Caption Competition
Replies: 10210
Views: 211737

Re: Caption Competition

Oh Philip really, do grow up, one is 96 and one is acting so silly in one's silly costume