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Forum: Philippines
Yesterday, 1:32 pm
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

David M...

****You have no training in the medical profession either, but it doesn't stop you getting into arguments with qualified people on here that do, regarding your LL medical condition*****...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 15th 2019, 4:05 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

David M....

I have had no training in the veterinary profession....evidently you appear to have. The vet here is experienced in her profession. She specifically advised against any treatment for...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 9th 2019, 7:39 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Millhouse....

Thanks. The vet reckoned she could not start a worming programme until the dog was fit enough. Here for some reason, involves injections. My dog friend here says that we should...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 9th 2019, 7:12 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Spouse....harsh but I have to agree. However to mitigate, the food was administered with a small syringe to the side of the mouth and not great handfuls forced down the throat. This was...
Forum: Philippines
Feb 9th 2019, 2:29 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings,

Yes Mikek1....time for an update. And to quote Her majesty....the Annus Horribilus has got worse.

About a week ago, my wife and I had a disagreement on money issues. No surprise...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 29th 2019, 12:48 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,884
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Pensioner Retirement UK v Philippines

It seems that your biggest savings freeing up more income would be rent. I pay about £140 pm for a nice house......other expats pay less. Depends on where you live I guess. I live in a small...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 29th 2019, 7:20 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,884
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Pensioner Retirement UK v Philippines

Some excellent advice as per usual on this forum...

You sound as though you are a pensioner and have nearly the same income as me. I chose the Philippines. Tropical climate all year round,...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 17th 2019, 2:31 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Sierra Leone....

My father got posted there in the late 50's and we were there until they gained Independence in about 1960 I think. He was in the Army and Bandmaster of the Regimental Band. We...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 16th 2019, 11:13 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Mikek1,...

I acknowledge your very fair point. But its a question of pro's and con's. I do live in a relatively small city only about 10 mins walk from the beach and I dislike large cities. I...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 16th 2019, 7:26 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings...

Ah yes...."Teef men" as they were called when I was in Sierra Leone, W. Africa. They used long poles and would remove what they could through the bars, but thankfully we were never...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 15th 2019, 7:57 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Gazza .....My mistake. I stand corrected. It was a uterine polyp from what I understand. She said it was the size of a small pea. No idea why she didn't bring it home and have it put on display on...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 15th 2019, 2:28 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings and Salutations

Thanks for your comments......which are all welcome.

Gazza.... ***Sounds like an inside job, the wallet was thrown out from inside the room. Hence the bag not being...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 14th 2019, 6:40 am
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings....

The Burglary.

Anything to do with money here always raises suspicion, warning flags and signals. However, only a small percentage of them justifies the suspicion. 2 + 2 didn't...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 13th 2019, 9:41 pm
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings!

We appear to have some good news....at last.

My wife had to go to the "Big City" a few days ago to pick up a prescription for her hormonal problem which is a 10hr return bus journey....
Forum: Philippines
Jan 11th 2019, 11:01 pm
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings...again,

Many thanks for your comments.

Updates on the rabies jab and the doctors fee.

Rabies.....I nipped (excuse pun) along to the "Animal Bite Centre" here which is at the...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 10th 2019, 11:05 pm
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Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings...

Thanks for your replies.

Rabies jabs... Yes, I understand there are 4 in total taken over a period of about 10 days if I remember correctly. I don't believe he has rabies and I...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 10th 2019, 1:27 pm
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Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings....

I was going to write about the burglary and my suspicions plus my wifes admittance to hospital today, but I have spent a lot of the day trying to get an anti-rabies jab after being...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 9th 2019, 1:35 pm
Replies: 2,113
Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

B....

Perhaps you are right. However, I was informed that it was a private doctor who required to be paid separately. Added to this, my wife was desperate to get out of the place and having waited...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 9th 2019, 1:15 pm
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Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

T2016....

You were not to know because I haven't told the story about the 3 day hospital stay. But she had a full abdomen ultra sound scan at the hospital and the only thing it showed was an...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 9th 2019, 5:11 am
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Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings....

We had a robbery in the house just before Xmas and I have a foreboding that this was not a straight forward robbery. My wife drew out all her allowance a few days prior to the...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 8th 2019, 4:55 am
Replies: 2,113
Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Spouse...

Thanks for your concerns. Yes I have been a bit tardy in updating but there has been a few things going on here which has taken my time. These include.....a break-in, robbery at a...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 14th 2018, 6:55 am
Replies: 2,113
Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

S - O - S.....

I stand suitably chastised and corrected....:p

Regards
Forum: Philippines
Dec 14th 2018, 3:30 am
Replies: 2,113
Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Greetings!

Thanks again for your comments and interest....

JG 68....Love the Terry Thomas analogy....Know what you mean. Thought you was going to mention Walter Mitty instead!
...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 13th 2018, 4:07 pm
Replies: 2,113
Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Scouse......

I am well aware of my current situation and I am dealing with it.....in my own way. Thanks.

I am not convinced that roundworm which must be fairly common in this poverty stricken...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 13th 2018, 3:35 pm
Replies: 2,113
Views: 211,277
Posted By Philosophical 11

Re: Me and My Family

Scouse.....

Spot on and you beat me to it. She will also be entitled to a percentage of my Military Pension which will be about 15k pm.....for life. Plus I have a small life insurance. Guess...
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