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Forum: Scandinavia
Mar 29th 2016, 10:55 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,283
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Barbaric Danes ?

The simple answer to Scot's original posting is: how on earth is it relevant? It's simply not a valid comparison. Moreover, for someone who only recently was praising the virtues of King Charles XII...
Forum: Scandinavia
Mar 29th 2016, 8:30 am
Replies: 34
Views: 6,283
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Barbaric Danes ?

So killing whales is better than the D-Day landings, the invasion of fortress Europe and the removal of the Nazi hierarchy? Dumb? Who?
Forum: Scandinavia
Mar 28th 2016, 12:06 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,283
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Barbaric Danes ?

Well Scot, that must be numbered among the dumbest of your 4,900 odd posts.
Forum: Scandinavia
Feb 21st 2016, 9:02 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,662
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Moving to Sweden, desperate for advice!

I just read in Sydsvenska Dagbladet that 64 per cent of immigrants were still without employment after TEN YEARS in the country. Strewth, why bother going there?Blackie
Forum: Scandinavia
Feb 11th 2016, 12:52 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Those criminal Norwegians

Ouch! Nice one Scottie! You haven't just become an Elder o' the Kirk by any chance?Blackie
Forum: Scandinavia
Feb 6th 2016, 11:48 am
Replies: 22
Views: 3,662
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Moving to Sweden, desperate for advice!

Hi Laurie,If you google SOLVIT you will come to a European 'Citizens Advice Bureau' made up of EU-skilled lawyers who may be able to answer your question. The advice is free and is available in many...
Forum: Scandinavia
Jan 1st 2016, 9:37 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Organic tobacco in ÖREBRO...

Hi Annabel and Happy New Year!Changed? I'm 2000 km away from Sweden, loving life in SW France, so I'm a lot happier and more contented! However, I still get the urge sometimes to just warn people...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 19th 2015, 1:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Charles XII of Sweden

Well, well, well,I must admit I had not read that article nor heard of the journalist before, but the news is definitely worth looking into, and, given the very close links between the Swedish and...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 19th 2015, 8:42 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Charles XII of Sweden

No German troops were allowed across Swedish territory during the 1940 attacks, for the simple reason that they came as a total surprise to both the Norwegians and the Swedes - the country was...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 18th 2015, 1:50 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Organic tobacco in ÖREBRO...

Any news on the Flat Front Johnny? I only wish I could be of more help.Blackie
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 18th 2015, 1:48 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Charles XII of Sweden

The first time he heard gunfire on the battlefield (aged abt 14) he is reported to have said 'Detta ska hädanefter bli min music!' - From now on this will be my music! - a brilliant tactician but not...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 12th 2015, 2:24 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Organic tobacco in ÖREBRO...

I think one problem is that the new wave migrants will jump ahead of you in the housing queue. If you could get your girlfriend to mention to one of these possible landlords that they might be...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 12th 2015, 8:36 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Organic tobacco in ÖREBRO...

Hi again Johnny,I arrived in Sweden in 1969, things were a lot easier back then. It was even possible to take on seasonal work between May and October without a work or residence permit!I'm totally...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 11th 2015, 11:38 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Organic tobacco in ÖREBRO...

Mr B, I have a cunning plan...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 11th 2015, 8:35 am
Replies: 27
Views: 2,801
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Organic tobacco in ÖREBRO...

Hi Jonny,I'm not getting onto any moral high horse, since I used to be a pretty heavy smoker myself, but for the sake of the discussion, you might want to google 'A counterblast to tobacco' which was...
Forum: Scandinavia
Dec 6th 2015, 8:32 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Do the maths

Here's another bit of maths for you. I read in Gävle Dagbladet yesterday that the local council are preparing a reception centre (under canvas!) for some of the masses of migrants arriving in Sweden...
Forum: Scandinavia
Nov 27th 2015, 2:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Do the maths

In his attempt to out-Merkel Merkel, the Swedish Prime Minister offered immediate asylum to any Syrian migrants who arrived in Sweden. The only people rubbing their hands with glee at this madness...
Forum: Scandinavia
Nov 27th 2015, 8:42 am
Replies: 19
Views: 2,225
Posted By Blackladder

Do the maths

If 0.05 of one per cent of all of the migrants that have entered Sweden this year are undercover ISIL members, that means there are 40 trained terrorists at large in the country. Look what they...
Forum: France
Jul 29th 2015, 4:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Blackladder

isms

Allua apparently akhbar
Forum: France
Jul 28th 2015, 8:15 am
Replies: 32
Views: 1,549
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Speed bump pain

I could do with a handfull of them here in time for the hunting season; the hunters drive through our hamlet (nominal speed limit 15 kph) like dingbats first one direction then the other - any time...
Forum: France
Jul 22nd 2015, 8:03 am
Replies: 294
Read Me: bad jokes...
Views: 99,052
Posted By Blackladder

Re: bad jokes...

Somerset Maugham once said that the vital ingredients of a good short story were: Religion, Royalty, Sex and Mystery. Here is the world champion short story:

'Christ,' said the Princess, 'I'm...
Forum: France
Jul 20th 2015, 3:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Blackladder

Re: asbestos

Sorry about the delay in answering Biggsie, but it's white asbestos. Thanks for the info Cyrian, I'll pass that on to our neighbour.
Blackie
Forum: France
Jul 20th 2015, 10:31 am
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Blackladder

Re: asbestos

thank you very much ET, that last input is very interesting!
Blackie
Forum: France
Jul 20th 2015, 9:13 am
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Blackladder

asbestos

Bonjour everyone,
I am helping a new neighbour go through the diagnostic report on the house they have just bought. The report clearly states that no asbestos was found during the survey. My...
Forum: France
Jul 18th 2015, 11:54 am
Replies: 30
Views: 1,630
Posted By Blackladder

Re: Weather

With this heat, we are plagued by wasps and hornets - I trapped 12 hornets first day and 17 second day in one of those brilliant wasp and hornet traps which you fill with beer - but it doesn't stop...
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