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Forum: Africa
Apr 28th 2019, 4:51 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Northern Rhodesia

Oh yes - I was there with KK at that time. He used to make speeches about ''lunches'' (launches - as in boats) on the Zambezi! I think they were either Rhodesian or Zambia ' but can't remember which...
Forum: Africa
Apr 28th 2019, 2:00 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Northern Rhodesia

There are a few active groups you might be interested in on Facebook of mostly old timers e.g. - ''Northern Rhodesia and Zambia Group'', ''Kitwe Past and Present'', ''A life in Southern Africa''....
Jan 15th 2019, 12:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Kaust interview experience

Saad - this site is a mere shadow of its former self but I don't know where else you could ask - facebook?.
Forum: Middle East
Nov 25th 2018, 5:38 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 5,315
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: How suitable is Dubai for a young, single female living there full time?

I don't think you can get residency by buying a property unless law changed recently. You would have to go out of UAE such as at road borders with Oman every 30 days to renew Visa (not difficult)....
Forum: Middle East
Oct 29th 2018, 9:38 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,134
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Aprt Lease Question

Put ''compliant'' for this question and some others. If they query it - say you ARE complying with the regulations - i.e. RERA and contract. Will they go to a lawyer? Probably not.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 29th 2018, 8:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Food Challenges

I think someone in USA actually died doing one of these challenges - it was hamburgers.
Forum: Middle East
Oct 5th 2018, 5:54 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 763
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Nanny/Maid

Some of the residential communities have face book sites with things like ''is this your cat?'' and ''we're leaving and our nanny is looking for a new family'' etc.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 5th 2018, 4:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Considering move to Dubai

One does not emigrate to Dubai in that one does not leave one's own country to go to live permanently in Dubai.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 5th 2018, 7:42 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Considering move to Dubai

As has been said before - no one actually ''emigrates'' to Dubai.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 21st 2018, 4:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,018
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Tedious HMRC

What are the penalties now for mistakes? Is it 100% of the owed amount of tax - or is it so much for every year after mistake? Even that is complicated.
Aug 20th 2018, 9:29 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Help! Irish Passport Question

Thanks BritinParis for your advice. I had thought to go to solicitor in Ireland because I do not believe the birth cert. can be found and there must be other cases like this so perhaps an Irish...
Aug 18th 2018, 9:04 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Help! Irish Passport Question

Thanks Brit in Paris. Yes I don't know where he was born - just a vague memory from childhood - that he was from Dublin but that may be because as children we did not know any other place in Ireland!...
Aug 17th 2018, 6:41 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Help! Irish Passport Question

Thanks for replies. Most of the Irish census were also destroyed for many of the years - I read some were even pulped because of a shortage of paper (only in Ireland!). It was a long time ago. I do...
Aug 16th 2018, 1:23 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Help! Irish Passport Question

Can anyone tell me how a birth certificate can be produced for a grandfather born before the Dublin Record Office was burnt down in 1922 - in order to claim Irish Citizenship(to get Irish Passport)?...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 13th 2018, 9:56 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,278
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: British teacher with kids moving to UAE

The ''English'' used for most subjects will not be as you know it in UK schools. Your young children's English language skills may deteriorate as they are being taught ( I presume) by Middle East...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 8th 2018, 10:55 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Qatar: questions ahead of moving

I would say be sure to find out in UK from your doctor there what med. you can take as ''local'' (if meaning those in Qatar) will not know your history etc. and may prescribe something you may react...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2018, 10:39 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Qatar: questions ahead of moving

Qatar may not the best place for someone with depression. Can you find out what other med. you can take - not banned there?
Forum: Middle East
Jul 6th 2018, 1:04 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Qatar: questions ahead of moving

Just regarding keeping your UK bank account - others may know better - but I have known 2 people had their Uk accounts closed by the ''on-shore'' banks presumably because they were not resident in...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 5th 2018, 9:29 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,320
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Shipping from Scotland to Qatar

Re Movecorp - I used them a few months ago. I would not do so again. Also be aware you probably get 2 different companies - one at each end - the second one you may not even know which it is. There...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 24th 2018, 9:07 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Emaar refusing moving permit on AR

Does not sound like the kind of LL one would want anyway.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 21st 2018, 4:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Non-Resident accounts in Dubai

NBAD does non resident accounts too. There's a branch in MOE.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 3rd 2018, 9:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: UK tax return?

If living abroad the forms said ''how many days have you spent in UK?'' with all the other usual details etc. or some such - regardless of whether or not you had any UK sourced income or Capital...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 2nd 2018, 12:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 935
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: UK tax return?

If you are sent a UK tax form you need to fill it in.
Forum: Middle East
May 12th 2018, 8:06 am
Replies: 22
Views: 2,623
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: What happened to the UAE ? it's been ruined ! not the country I left in the 1990s

OR - you can go back to 1971 when British teachers (not me) first got government jobs in Dubai. They left after a few years because things like the A/C kept breaking down. It seems to have been...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 28th 2018, 1:37 pm
Replies: 90
Views: 19,130
Posted By Sabi Star

Re: Purchasing property in Dubai

One also needs to watch currencies as Dirham is tied to US$ - can make a difference when you sell presuming you want to convert to £.
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