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Forum: Thailand
Feb 22nd 2020, 7:16 am
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Is it worth shipping your things due to taxes and hassle?

In 2007, I moved with my Thai Wife, back to Ubonratchathani and shipped whole 4 bed House contents, including an Electronic Organ, plus the contents of my Woodworking workshop for my Hobby. We used...
Aug 30th 2018, 7:46 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hello Black Swan , Getting a visa, is fine - On initially landing, you automatically get a 30 day Visa. You can never own land. So you need , say a 30 year Lease, then build what you wish.. ...
Aug 30th 2018, 7:39 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hello Aries, You are correct - Having lived there for five years, with my Thai Wife, I can confirm, how reasonable it is to live there. I did have a house built there, by my Wife (She organised...
Aug 25th 2018, 6:58 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hello Shelley, Added to my Wife and I, going back to Thailand for a holiday - (And perhaps moving back to end my days there) was the ongoing problem, of my Daughter Christine's Husband having a...
Aug 22nd 2018, 7:15 pm
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hi Cheers! And Hello to you all. Yes, its Don the turner - Jasper passed away soon after his Mum did, some time ago. I and my Thai Wife, were back on holiday, for the whole of July Just gone) ...
Forum: Thailand
Jun 13th 2018, 9:01 am
Replies: 12
Views: 2,700
Posted By dontheturner

Wink Re: Got myself in a mess i think!!!!

Barke, Done That, been There, Exactly as you wish to do. However, difference is, I married the love of my life, IN BANGKOK at UK consulate with Consular in Attendance as my Best Man - in Sterling...
Forum: Thailand
Apr 17th 2018, 3:30 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,451
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Yet another plea for advice.

Thank you , for your kind words. my Wife is doing part-time for a few weeks to help a friend , so she will have her own spending money!. Take care, don
Forum: Thailand
Apr 13th 2018, 7:44 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,451
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Yet another plea for advice.

Saw the Cardiologist yesterday, and was cleared as fit for Travel! So is now up to my Wife!. - Then I can book it with Kayak.
Forum: Thailand
Apr 10th 2018, 7:53 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,451
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Yet another plea for advice.

Hello There, We are hopefully going back for a a month from July 3rd, till 30th, subject to the Cardiologist at our local Hospital, saying I am still OK for the long haul! ( we only do Direct flight...
Forum: Thailand
Apr 8th 2018, 10:52 am
Replies: 20
Views: 3,451
Posted By dontheturner

Smile Re: Yet another plea for advice.

Hi Khao Yai. Sad to say, I have exactly 43K total coming in, but we will struggle - as will you, but at least my Thai Wife will have a small Thai Civil Service pension, too, which will help. Do bear...
Forum: Thailand
Apr 6th 2018, 2:44 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 3,451
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Yet another plea for advice.

Sorry to disagree, but 40,000 is not enough - I have lived there, and hope to return before this year is out - and my Wife is from Thailand - and we are returning to a House already waiting for us, _...
May 2nd 2017, 1:02 pm
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hi Curleytops - My local Chippy Favourite is Roe. Just love it, cannot get the big tins now though, as my Wife would be doing it, using Thai batter Mix, which is so moreish! Hoping to retire back...
May 2nd 2017, 7:05 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Well Cheers - Don't bother with Cadburys - It is not the same - Since Kraft took over, it does not taste as it used to. Buy Foreign - from either Aldi or Lidl. it tastes GOOD!.
Forum: Thailand
Mar 22nd 2017, 3:47 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 7,530
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Moving to Thailand with the family

Thanks for your reply, but I am 86 years of age, and lived in Ubonratchathani from 2007 till 2011 with my Thai Wife. They have tightened the regulations as you say, but with a little ''crawling'' to...
Forum: Thailand
Mar 3rd 2017, 2:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 7,530
Posted By dontheturner

Smile Re: Moving to Thailand with the family

Although I am long term retired, I moved, Married, and took up residence, in my Wife's home City, Ubon Ratchathani. This is located well away from the Tourist Areas, over to the East, near to the...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 18th 2017, 7:58 am
Replies: 4
Views: 3,086
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Winter living in Thailand

If you are seeking living to the East near to Laos & Cambodia, Maybe you should look at the web site, WELOVEUBON.com - for Ubonratchathani -which is City and Province - with Airport link direct from...
Oct 26th 2016, 9:43 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

You could try Search for People, Businesses and Places - 192.com (http://www.192.com)
Oct 25th 2016, 5:12 pm
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hi Cheeres! --- Go to www.ukphonebook, for number info! Don...
Feb 20th 2016, 5:42 pm
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

We should never have been part of Europe. They hate us - and have little time for us. If someone can tell me what they Buy from us - because I don't know. We should have stuck with the Commonwealth. ...
Feb 15th 2016, 12:14 pm
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Thanks Rod, Sad to see that age is getting at mom, but give her my love.
Daughter has been up to Scunthorpe (solo) trying to sort out a care home for her Mother, - and has done the best she can,...
Jan 20th 2016, 9:45 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Yes, I do Cheers & Mike - and we still love its' performance, and total comfort! - heated seats, and all windows and mirrors quick to clear, on these frosty mornings. Couldn't see the advantage of a...
Jan 18th 2016, 7:58 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Fullwood, BEVS, fish& Chips, Thanks for the response. Nice to hear from you all - hope you are all in the same fettle as myself. - Upset about all those suffering in Scotland - and cannot help but...
Jan 17th 2016, 7:46 pm
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hope you are well - and Phyllis too - do give her my best regards! - STOP boasting - I am now 85 and feel frisky and 55. just updated the organ, for another Lowrey - this time a Prestige - Adorable!...
Apr 27th 2014, 6:02 pm
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Superb Shots - Thank you so much Rosie. Don.
Mar 13th 2014, 9:29 am
Replies: 13,083
Views: 1,223,489
Posted By dontheturner

Re: Over 40's Moving Back and Catching Up

Hi Avril - Hope you are now OK - Tippawan just loves Midsomer - but I always say how poor they are at nailing the murderer! - there always has to be three murders, by the end of the program! Take...
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