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Mar 18th 2017, 7:51 am
Replies: 20
Views: 7,179
Posted By tintriangle

Re: England Rugby (Union)

Looks like England at last started playing as a team and that you got what you wanted. However, that Wales win has made Ireland even more hungry for victory today.
And with Lions places up for grabs...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 6th 2017, 5:48 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By tintriangle

Re: Insuring a car in the UK

Spent Friday calling various brokers and have drawn a blank. No one interested unless one is living in the UK for at least six months of the year. In other words a UK resident and able to hold a UK...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 6th 2017, 5:41 am
Replies: 122
Views: 7,566
Posted By tintriangle

Re: Sri Lanka

West coast catches the monsoon which is generally June to September.
Feb 27th 2017, 7:08 am
Replies: 20
Views: 7,179
Posted By tintriangle

England Rugby (Union)

Can anyone tell me what the heck is wrong with the England team at the moment? It's full of great players all willing to lay their lives on the line and yes, they keep winning. But 'ugly' does not...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2017, 3:07 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,116
Posted By tintriangle

Re: Alexa, what's the bloody point?

Another gadget we did not know we needed and find that after buying it we realise we were sucked into marketting hype.
Another exhibit for the Twatopolois?

Dubai unveils Twatopolis...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2017, 2:58 am
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By tintriangle

Re: Insuring a car in the UK

Many thanks for the responses.
I am aware that one cannot use a UK licence if one is either not resident or has another country's licence and would never take a chance in pretending otherwise.
I'll...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 18th 2017, 4:52 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By tintriangle

Insuring a car in the UK

We have a car in the UK that we own and that was bought last year when my wife was possibly moving back to the UK for a while. She decided not to.
Now that neither of us has a valid UK driving...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 16th 2017, 6:04 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,109
Posted By tintriangle

Re: With grim inevitability

It's still under construction (and probably water today).
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 15th 2017, 5:35 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,109
Posted By tintriangle

Re: With grim inevitability

That made me smile this dull, cold and rainy morning-after-National-Sports-Day morning, though I did have to look up selvedge Jap denim.
Oh how I miss the side-show that is Dubai.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 10th 2017, 1:52 pm
Replies: 181
Views: 9,268
Posted By tintriangle

Re: So we're leaving the EU including the Single Market

May's Government played the long game or is this just a happy accident?
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 6th 2017, 11:49 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,348
Posted By tintriangle

Re: Brunches

Shangri-La brunch is very good but the option for bars thereafter not so good.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 30th 2017, 8:12 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

Extract from today's Times on line:

"Donald Trump’s senior team backed down last night on plans to ban certain dual-nationality Britons from travelling to the United States.
Amid a global...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 30th 2017, 8:02 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

'Alternative facts' is the latest buzz-phrase covering lies.
I prefer a phrase that stuck with me since my early days on site and stated with great authority to me by a seasoned subcontractor in a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 29th 2017, 6:01 am
Replies: 14
Views: 846
Posted By tintriangle

Re: What sort of Brexit do you want?

In one.
But there are a myriad of other issues that hacked-off many. To me these were summarised in the way our Prime Minister was treated by the EU Administrators and various European leaders....
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 26th 2017, 9:12 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

I'm not sure I would agree it was risible - typically tongue in cheek but as I said, thought provoking. Your response is exactly the sort of reasoned reply I find useful to my understanding of this...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 25th 2017, 10:34 am
Replies: 76
Views: 4,406
Posted By tintriangle

Re: mid-life crisis

plus a scowl and a wallet on a chain
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 24th 2017, 8:38 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

Oh dear. I seem to have failed to make it clear that I take the view that there is a difference between someone's beliefs and informed opinion.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 24th 2017, 7:23 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

No need to get personal - your assumption upon my attention span is in any case incorrect.
The fact that I like or do not like someone means only that I must grit my teeth at times whilst I listen...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 24th 2017, 4:53 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

So having examined his exposition you choose to dismiss it because of an unwise decision 20 years ago either not to learn and then to have attempted to sing an important song in an unfamiliar...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 23rd 2017, 1:42 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

Hmmmm.

If it is possible to set aside the man and just consider the role, here's John Redwood's (someone who has had a degree of success in senior business and government positions) take on some...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 23rd 2017, 7:27 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

Not sure how it could have been negative but yes, opportunity cost such as saving or spending on other items would depend upon marginal propensity to consume (there, that's the end of my recall of a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 23rd 2017, 6:30 am
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By tintriangle

Re: Some things they can't hide

Absolutely - a culture of safety in a society that 1) believes they have no control over their destiny - so long as they comply with certain rituals, they'll be looked after in due course; 2) life is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 23rd 2017, 6:10 am
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

That figure takes no account of the multiplier effect.........struggling to remember A level economics from long ago.
But anyway, give the man a chance.
We should be encouraged that his first...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 22nd 2017, 3:10 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 6,477
Posted By tintriangle

Re: And so it begins...

Like it! If he had planned it that way, even better. Anyway, (not that we have any choice of course) let's give the chap a chance.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 19th 2017, 11:29 am
Replies: 8
Views: 4,899
Posted By tintriangle

Re: UK driving licences in Qatar - changes from 2017

Do you think it'll ever get down to 6k for a 1-bed on the Pearl?

Maybe! But then there's 'The Pearl' and there's 'The Pearl': Places on the left hand side as you enter are cheaper than the main...
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