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by Nereus
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Entertainment Zone
Topic: VIP - Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2018 - Top Secret DrumCorps
Replies: 5
Views: 111

Re: VIP - Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2018 - Top Secret DrumCorps

Incredible, and not a computer in sight!
by Nereus
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2806
Views: 245449

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Bebinca downgraded but heavy rains persist https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1524134/storm-alert-for-18-provinces?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=article_news&utm_campaign=most_recent_box The Meteorological Department has warned residents of 18 provinces in the North, Northeast, East an...
by Nereus
Sat Aug 18, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Thailand Floods of 2018
Replies: 76
Views: 5478

Re: Thailand Floods of 2018

Nan River bursts banks, 7 districts affected https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1524114/nan-river-bursts-banks-7-districts-affected?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box NAN: The Nan River and its tributaries burst their banks, flooding more than 1,000 hou...
by Nereus
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 277
Views: 16830

Re: Electric Cars

I think it is amazing, a"new" automotive idea emerges and then you find that Dr Porsche thought of it first. Dr P produced the first electric car in 1888--thats 130yrs ago. There were over 30,000 electric vehicles registered in the US in 1900, they've been around for a long time, it's lighter batte...
by Nereus
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Thailand fuel/pump prices
Replies: 44
Views: 8553

Re: Thailand fuel/pump prices

Big rise in price of CNG https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1522850/big-rise-in-price-of-cng?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box The pump price of compressed natural gas will jump 37% on Thursday evening, to bring it in line with the global oil price, PT...
by Nereus
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Sports Fans
Topic: 2018 F1 News and Prediction Tournament
Replies: 94
Views: 3114

Re: 2018 F1 News and Prediction Tournament

Spanish mayor provides rare Michael Schumacher update https://au.sports.yahoo.com/spanish-mayor-provides-rare-michael-schumacher-update-231452176.html F1 legend Michael Schumacher is on the move. Although details around the condition of the German racing legend remain scarce, the mayor of Andratx h...
by Nereus
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Tailoring repairs
Replies: 14
Views: 674

Re: Tailoring repairs

There used to be a lady in the old Shopping Mall. Not sure if she is still there, Annie the robber big clothes shop should know.
by Nereus
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Death Railway tag debated for World Heritage application
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Death Railway tag debated for World Heritage application

Some of the idiots objecting to the existing name need to talk to the families of the victims! It is what it is, and just maybe the name will honour those that suffered, and make some others realise the horror of it. :cuss: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… ‘Death Railway’ ta...
by Nereus
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2806
Views: 245449

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

Rain lashes Bangkok https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1522182/rain-lashes-bangkok?utm_source=bangkopost.com&utm_medium=homepage&utm_campaign=most_recent_box Heavy rain lashed Bangkok on Wednesday afternoon, flooding streets and snarling traffic under a dense, dark canopy of grey. On Rama IV ...
by Nereus
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: The Chicken Bone Man
Replies: 11
Views: 626

Re: The Chicken Bone Man

Similar to the local guy near me who walks down the streets stark naked smiling at cars passing by
So which part of him is smiling? :shock:
by Nereus
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 183
Views: 12563

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

All very well to post about Manila, but the following is in Bangkok: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1521706/bma-to-dismantle-homes-along-lat-phrao-canal canal.jpg Authorities are building a 24km anti-flood levee along Klong Lat Phr...
by Nereus
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Villages vaccinated after eating Rabies infected buffalo
Replies: 0
Views: 149

Villages vaccinated after eating Rabies infected buffalo

Surely these people are not that stupid? They live in a small village and to have buffaloes in the first place indicates that at least some of them are farmers. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Villagers vaccinated after eating rabies-infected buffalo https://www.bangkokpo...
by Nereus
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: News
Topic: Phuket yacht repair hub
Replies: 0
Views: 109

Phuket yacht repair hub

All fixed up in Phuket yachting hub https://www.bangkokpost.com/news/general/1521202/all-fixed-up-in-phuket-yachting-hub Resort island raising vocational training in niche market, writes Penchan Charoensuthipan As more tourists either bring their yachts or splurge on lavish boat parties in cobalt s...
by Nereus
Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Drones/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
Replies: 107
Views: 19444

Re: Drones/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

Drones on the range in wild bird round-up http://www.flightsafetyaustralia.com/2018/08/drones-on-the-range-in-wild-bird-round-up/ Engineers at Caltech, the California Institute of Technology, have developed software they say enables drones to herd birds, potentially reducing the risk of birdstrike ...
by Nereus
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand
Replies: 2806
Views: 245449

Re: Weather in Hua Hin & Thailand

As an FYI, Hua Hin now has its own radar loop. See below link. Looking at the center of the source, the device(s) must be in one of the Thai Navy buildings/sites directly adjacent to the beach. Pete :cheers: http://weather.tmd.go.th/hhnLoop.php The Met office is not far from the beach. I doubt very...