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Forum: The Sand Pit
Yesterday, 6:36 am
Replies: 61
Views: 3,214
Posted By hnd

Re: New Year Resolutions

Congratulations, Scamp. Wishing you both very many happy years together :thumbup:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 9th 2018, 2:11 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,092
Posted By hnd

Re: What will happen to him?

Brit stranded in Dubai after being fined £36,000 speeding drives adapted Vauxhall Corsa back home | Daily Mail Online...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 6th 2018, 1:05 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By hnd

Re: Summer Pt.II

Scores killed in Bali earthquake at least 82 dead magnitude 7 in Lombok Indonesia | Daily Mail Online...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 30th 2018, 6:37 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By hnd

Re: Summer Pt.II

Will the Lombok earthquake have had any direct impact on Bali?

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44996035
Forum: Middle East
Jun 25th 2018, 9:01 am
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By hnd

Re: Oman has reintroduced the 10day, OMR5 tourist visa

Oopps, sorry! Somehow I missed Bluelionesses post - doh!
Forum: Middle East
Jun 25th 2018, 8:47 am
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By hnd

Oman has reintroduced the 10day, OMR5 tourist visa

Just FYI:

https://m.muscatdaily.com/Archive/Oman/Oman-reintroduces-ten-day-tourist-visas-59r8
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 23rd 2018, 10:57 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,273
Posted By hnd

‘Pink’ parking in KSA

Pink women-only parking spaces appear in Saudi Arabia | Daily Mail Online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5876259/Pink-women-parking-spaces-appear-Saudi-Arabia.html)

:lol:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 14th 2018, 7:48 am
Replies: 10
Views: 819
Posted By hnd

Re: Seen the new traffic fines?

If you’ve nothing better to do/are bored/have half an hour to spare have a look through these lists. It would make for a far more interesting and entertaining version of ‘I Spy’ on long journeys -...
Forum: Middle East
Jun 13th 2018, 9:18 am
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By hnd

Re: gas or electric oven? in dubai

If you can, get a hybrid oven. We used to have a Zanussi (I think) which had an electric oven, four gas burners (two either side of the hob) and two electric plates in the centre of the hob.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 11th 2018, 8:32 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,159
Posted By hnd

Re: Ramadan

Thanks guys. Must have got my Eids mixed up :huh:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 11th 2018, 5:43 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,159
Posted By hnd

Re: Ramadan

Do you reckon that Friday will be ‘dry’ then? I know it has been in previous years but can’t find any announcements thus far for this year.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 8th 2018, 9:43 am
Replies: 19
Views: 919
Posted By hnd

Re: UK shops

Last time we were back in Sussex people were moaning about how utterly [email protected] Haywards Heath high street (South Road) was. Well, it always was utterly [email protected] but it’s even worse now. BUT, hardly any of...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 7th 2018, 11:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By hnd

Re: Thursday Thread

Egg hoppers for breakfast - delicious!
Forum: Middle East
Jun 3rd 2018, 11:48 am
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By hnd

Re: UK tax return?

As sicklyman says, except that when I phoned HMRC, I logged the date and time of the call and the name of the agent and asked them to send a letter confirming that, as long as my financial...
Forum: Middle East
May 31st 2018, 8:27 am
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By hnd

Re: How much can it cost to relocate someone form DOH TO UAE?

Wasn’t trying to be snippy and wasn’t aware that it was just you and a suitcase. Just thought that perhaps potential employers didn’t want the hassle of relocating someone who, perhaps, has ? number...
Forum: Middle East
May 30th 2018, 9:12 am
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By hnd

Re: How much can it cost to relocate someone form DOH TO UAE?

Bearing in mind the diplomatic ‘froideur’ at the moment, might it have something to do with the fact you’re “based in Qatar”?
Forum: Middle East
May 28th 2018, 6:05 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By hnd

Re: Dubai airport gym

According to Google there’s a gym airside in Shk Rashid Terminal (Terminal 1)

https://www.emirates.com/english/plan_book/dubai_international_airport/terminal_1/facilities.aspx
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 24th 2018, 9:43 am
Replies: 58
Views: 3,792
Posted By hnd

Re: Weekend plans?

You lucky, lucky bu§§er. I was looking forward to having a bacon sandwich for breakfast tomorrow morning but now ... :(
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 21st 2018, 3:26 am
Replies: 25
Views: 978
Posted By hnd

Re: Meal Plans

Get smaller cutlery (children’s size), too. It really does work.
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 16th 2018, 5:31 am
Replies: 51
Views: 3,159
Posted By hnd

Re: Ramadan

Assume you mean 29 days ‘until’ Eid? Ramadan here in Oman tomorrow, too. Makes a change as we’re usually a day later than everyone else in GCC. It’s been crazy in the supermarkets the last week or...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 10th 2018, 10:46 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By hnd

Re: No more Visa on Arrival for travellers to Oman

Don’t get too excited. When we went through a fortnight or so after it opened they were still finishing it off ... fixing carpets, window seals, electricians everywhere peering into underfloor...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 10th 2018, 7:09 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By hnd

Re: No more Visa on Arrival for travellers to Oman

A couple of weeks ago there was a desk in Arrivals where people “who didn’t know” about the new Evisa were able to get a VOA but whether it’s still there I don’t know. I do know, though, that this...
Forum: Middle East
May 7th 2018, 12:02 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By hnd

Re: Taxis from Hamad Airport to the Pearl ( Qatar)

We changed some Qatari rials into AED at the UAExchange near Four Points by Sherston on SZR just a few weeks ago with no difficulty. We didn’t have to show any idea either.
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 2nd 2018, 10:54 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,425
Posted By hnd

Re: Contentious

That’s right. Should have complained to the mother ...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 2nd 2018, 8:53 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,425
Posted By hnd

Re: Contentious

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” (Edmund Burke)

We should all complain about all things, behaviours which are at the root of a rot in society as a...
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