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Nov 27th 2015, 3:25 am
Replies: 47
Views: 5,650
Posted By meinkl

Re: The Road to Little Dribbling

During my time living in various parts of Britain, I always preferred the rural life, even if it meant a long drive to work, and would always be on the side of maintaining the countryside as a...
Nov 24th 2015, 6:50 am
Replies: 64
Views: 22,921
Posted By meinkl

Re: MM2H Medical Insurance

Whatever you get, double or treble the annual and lifetime limit amounts you think you may need. I have just come out of Gleneagles with a new hip, but have used 85% of my annual allowance in just 2...
Nov 8th 2015, 3:07 pm
Replies: 294
Views: 125,216
Posted By meinkl

Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

Re sailing clubs please PM me for more details.
RSYC in port klang is the only really active racing yacht club ( I am the RO there) and needs more sailors as numbers dwindling.
Home to the annual...
Nov 8th 2015, 2:58 pm
Replies: 294
Views: 125,216
Posted By meinkl

Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

Jan Feb March are usually the wetter months in West Malaysia, July to Sept/Oct has THE Haze, on Langkawi Sept is always wet, ... but recent years it's all got rather mixed up.

There are more short...
Nov 3rd 2015, 7:57 pm
Replies: 294
Views: 125,216
Posted By meinkl

Re: Retiring in Malaysia - Malaysia My Second Home Visa (MM2H)

Welcome to the forum KSAMS.
I would have a read through this thread fo an idea of what each area has to offer.
Sailing = RSYC at port Klang or RLYC at Langkawi or Admirals Cove in Port Dickson...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 1st 2015, 8:23 am
Replies: 26
Views: 10,552
Posted By meinkl

Re: Smoked Haddock, Kedgeree, and Fish Names in Malaysia

Bit like Air Asia site... only seems to work on Chrome and on their in house browers... Public cant get into anything much !!
Too many incompetent website programmers out there currently doing bad...
Forum: Malaysia
Nov 1st 2015, 5:49 am
Replies: 26
Views: 10,552
Posted By meinkl

Re: Smoked Haddock, Kedgeree, and Fish Names in Malaysia

Check out main courses...
Uncle Albert’s grilled Haddock, in a Secret blend of herbs. Served on a bed of rocket leaves with sweet corn, peas and mash.
Uncle Albert’s lemon and onion Pan-fried...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 31st 2015, 8:40 am
Replies: 26
Views: 10,552
Posted By meinkl

Re: Smoked Haddock, Kedgeree, and Fish Names in Malaysia

I get mine from a wholesale place in KL that imports salmon etc, but sure there must be somewhere in Penang. Ask at the Fish&Chips place next to Healy Macs where they get theirs.
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 31st 2015, 8:27 am
Replies: 26
Views: 10,552
Posted By meinkl

Re: Smoked Haddock, Kedgeree, and Fish Names in Malaysia

If you want a really creamy chunky white meat have you tried Monkfish tail? Texture is like the old north atlantic Cod. Great baked wrapped in foil.
If you want cold water fish then best to get the...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 30th 2015, 11:25 am
Replies: 26
Views: 10,552
Posted By meinkl

Re: Smoked Haddock, Kedgeree, and Fish Names in Malaysia

"Lovely plumage; the Norwegian Blue...."

Have you tried getting Barramundi - they dont seem to use it much here so cheaper than Grouper.
A Brown or Orange Grouper might smoke well... nice white...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 30th 2015, 11:06 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,207
Posted By meinkl

Re: Rodi's thread about the haze issue.

Well.. for 2 days now we in KL have been treated to a view of the Titiwangsa range and an unhindered view of KL skyline deprived from us for the last few months. I only hope the NE monsoon wind,...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 26th 2015, 3:35 am
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By meinkl

Re: Online harassment

In the words of the, often misquoted, Yorkshiremen; "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"
In Asia a gang of thugs is often preferable to one deranged woman. Good luck.
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 26th 2015, 3:19 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By meinkl

Re: Thousands stranded in Langkawi

Didn't realise it was THAT bad up there. That is worse than 1997.
I wouldnt like to do a go around at Langkawi as too many nearby hills.
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 24th 2015, 3:32 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By meinkl

Re: Thousands stranded in Langkawi

I am surprised about flights being cancelled as Langkawi has a Cat 1 ILS and 10,000+ ft runway long enough for 747s. Ive gonr in and out of there in severely reduced visability rain storms.
The...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 24th 2015, 3:14 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 862
Posted By meinkl

Re: Online harassment

OP. I suggest you get all the information together and make a police report at a divisional HQ police station asap.
Alternatively go to the new PDRM International Liason Division HQ at the south...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 21st 2015, 6:17 pm
Replies: 98
Views: 7,207
Posted By meinkl

Re: Rodi's thread about the haze issue.

Being resigned to the fact that nature is far more powerful than we are keeps me going... Que sera sera

Was just pointing out it could be a lot worse :ohmy:
I would fear the risks of living in...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 21st 2015, 9:30 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,207
Posted By meinkl

Re: Rodi's thread about the haze issue.

Actually what worries me much more is the due date for Krakatau next eruption.. sometime in the next 15 years according to most reports, and it's only 1,111 kilometers from K.L.
"Krakatau eruption...
Oct 21st 2015, 7:33 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,221
Posted By meinkl

Re: Paying top-up NI contributions

I have the same contracted out years... seemed like a good idea at the time during the 80's, but then private pension funds collapsed, so the safety net developed too many holes! My QROPS is now 50%...
Oct 21st 2015, 6:58 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,221
Posted By meinkl

Re: Paying top-up NI contributions

Very true.. i knew this 20 years ago and so paid what i thought was nearly enough to earn the required 30 years, based upon my returning and then adding the remaining years later. However the 30 has...
Oct 20th 2015, 4:41 pm
Replies: 84
Views: 6,221
Posted By meinkl

Re: Paying top-up NI contributions

Really useful links, some i had found others gave me new info... many thanks :goodpost:


I have paid as much as I was previously asked to voluntarily whilst overaseas and whilst not taking...
Oct 20th 2015, 8:27 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,221
Posted By meinkl

Re: Paying top-up NI contributions

Thanks.. having done some more tests with the all knowing UKgov website I now realise that I am, in fact, 4 years too young... try telling my doctor that though!!
It makes me feel a whole lot...
Oct 20th 2015, 7:59 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,221
Posted By meinkl

Re: Paying top-up NI contributions

i was born 17 April 1955 , which puts me 10 days too young to get old type pension based on 30 years.. I need 35 years now and wont get pension till 66 in 2021... acording to the great computer in...
Forum: Malaysia
Oct 20th 2015, 7:26 am
Replies: 98
Views: 7,207
Posted By meinkl

Re: Rodi's thread about the haze issue.

I see humour in everything... It's a prerequisite for MM2H approval. Would never have survived 20 years here without adding humour to dilute the frustration. Plus training for the even more...
Oct 20th 2015, 7:03 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,221
Posted By meinkl

Re: Paying top-up NI contributions

This has made me realise my true vocation... get back to UK and get into politics... now... where did i put that roast piglet?

Reading the AgeUK report about where is the best place to grow old I...
Oct 20th 2015, 7:00 am
Replies: 84
Views: 6,221
Posted By meinkl

Re: Paying top-up NI contributions

The parial pension aspect was what i remembered the case to be, but yet again I was born 10 days too late for those benefits!! :thumbdown:
It doesnt seem to matter how hard one tried over ones...
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