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Forum: Italy
Nov 1st 2017, 11:05 am
Replies: 40
Views: 4,084
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Running car in Italy on UK licence?

The local police and carabiniere probable won’t give you much trouble for not changing your licence.

I think the problem starts if there is a serious car accident, regardless of fault.

Then the...
Forum: Italy
Oct 31st 2017, 12:07 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 4,084
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Running car in Italy on UK licence?

I am not sure I would wait until the final months, it took 8 months to exchange my licence.
Admittedly they gave me a certificate that allowed me to drive in Italy, but it wasn’t acceptable to Hertz...
Forum: Italy
Oct 26th 2017, 9:07 am
Replies: 64
Views: 13,384
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Italian Citizenship

Hmm, they didn't ask for any CUDS on line,

I have just received and E mail from them telling me my appointment is in 10 days. They added I need apostille stamp and my police record.

They have...
Forum: Italy
Oct 26th 2017, 8:59 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,156
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: 4 season tyres

I have chains in the boot of my car, I tried to fit them once.... and only once.
[email protected]@dy stupid things
Forum: Italy
Aug 14th 2016, 7:34 am
Replies: 331
Views: 41,376
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: "Brexit"

http://https://scontent-mxp1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/fr/cp0/e15/q65/13924870_1831092667114025_5035988770314820793_n.jpg?efg=eyJpIjoidCJ9&oh=cb90c8bf2cd67f08522207bb6bfc1489&oe=58161BA0
Forum: Italy
Apr 20th 2016, 7:17 am
Replies: 17
Views: 2,658
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Hello!!

I asked the vodafone guy if his signal was any good in my area, he lent me a sim with 1 euro on it, wind did the same.

Might be worth asking if your local shop can help
Forum: Italy
Apr 10th 2016, 1:06 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: considering moving to italy

Italy is a fab place to live and I hope you enjoy it, to be honest I haven't ever heard the words 'good public transport' and 'Italy' used in the same sentence
Forum: Al Fresco
Nov 23rd 2015, 3:47 pm
Replies: 191
Views: 23,094
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Ridere per non piangere ...

A couple of Italian language flash cards I have made ;)
Forum: Al Fresco
Nov 4th 2015, 12:10 pm
Replies: 3,108
Views: 214,129
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Moans, groans, grunts and wheezes...

No pyjamas ;) Do they know you sleep in the nude :rofl:
Forum: Italy
Jun 28th 2015, 5:26 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Wine tasting

I am in Piedmonte, my favourite cantina is

Marco Bellero | La Cà Nova (http://www.marcobellero.com/)

this is their trip advisor site for his little restaurant Cantina La Ca' Nova, Cella...
Forum: Italy
Dec 9th 2014, 9:13 am
Replies: 6
Views: 966
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: we made it

Now that is pretty impressive, We contacted Telecom Italia 3 months ago and we have been waiting for their 'technical man' to turn up to check if we can have braodband.

Amazingly he turned up on...
Forum: Italy
Apr 24th 2014, 7:44 am
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By Pecora Nera

Renting UK house: deposit scheme

Hi Everyone,

Has anyone used the deposit protection scheme for a house rented in the UK? How did you do it and which company did you use?

I need to protect the deposit but I can't find a scheme...
Forum: Italy
Mar 18th 2014, 4:46 pm
Forum: Italy
Mar 15th 2014, 10:06 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,155
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: What are the dentists like in Italy

:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Italy
Mar 14th 2014, 2:59 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,155
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: What are the dentists like in Italy

If the dentist is aware that the tooth is sore, why do they need to hit it with a metal stick? He could see there was a temporary filling in the tooth! The dentist who has replaced him does not hurt,...
Forum: Italy
Mar 14th 2014, 12:14 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 5,155
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: What are the dentists like in Italy

http://englishmaninitaly.org/2012/09/25/this-may-hurt-a-little/

I rest my case.

Mrs Sensible says Italian dentists are fine, but then she has never had to have a tooth filled in her life....
Forum: Italy
Mar 5th 2014, 7:26 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,927
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Just out of interest....

It is very hard. Italy has high unemployment and if you don't speak Italian then you will find it hard.

I think a lot of jobs are given to friends, so you need to let everyone know you are looking...
Forum: Al Fresco
Mar 5th 2014, 7:53 am
Replies: 3,108
Views: 214,129
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Moans, groans, grunts and wheezes...

Do you want to borrow my magnet??? If you place it in the correct place the numbers go backwards. :rofl::rofl::rofl: If only..
Forum: Italy
Mar 5th 2014, 7:50 am
Replies: 27
Views: 5,534
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Driving licence confiscated by police

Lol, I have been asked if there are Christians in the UK.

Every Thursday evening I teach a group of 9 Italians conversational English. This is part of my master plan to convert Italy over to the...
Forum: Italy
Mar 5th 2014, 7:41 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,927
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Just out of interest....

While you were learning Italian, I was quaffing the wine. :rofl:
Forum: Italy
Mar 5th 2014, 7:37 am
Replies: 22
Views: 1,927
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Just out of interest....

Depends what you call successful...

I have been here 6 years, I now have some Italian. However I have decided it is easier to teach the locals English rather than learn their language. :rofl:
...
Forum: Italy
Mar 4th 2014, 10:40 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,534
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Driving licence confiscated by police

I like the Scottish bit. :rofl:

My UK licence had my country of birth... Malta, so this always added just a bit more fun for the Carabinieri when they checked my licence.

Usual questions...
1)...
Forum: Al Fresco
Mar 4th 2014, 10:26 pm
Replies: 8,130
Views: 647,853
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: HAPPY HOUR

I like the local, they published an interview of my wife and I in October last year. Nice people. :)
Forum: Italy
Mar 3rd 2014, 5:45 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,534
Posted By Pecora Nera

Re: Driving licence confiscated by police

Hi Isakat,

Touch wood (he says as he touches his head) I still have my licence. Thanks to everyone who has offered advice, I have passed the advice on to the lady.

PN
Forum: Italy
Mar 3rd 2014, 3:18 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 5,534
Posted By Pecora Nera

Driving licence confiscated by police

I wrote on my blog about the fun and games I had changing my driving licence to an Italian one. Today I received an E mail from someone who had read my blog because she was looking for answers, not...
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