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Forum: Caribbean
Jan 11th 2020, 10:20 am
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Sports in the Cayman IslaNDS

The welsh are here, they settled in a particular village which is still where you go to get lamb meat...
Forum: Caribbean
Jan 9th 2020, 11:10 am
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Sports in the Cayman IslaNDS

We are very boring i guess, lot of basketball and cricket, golf, some real football, Lots of athletics - mainly running, thats about it.

Oh we do have an active drag racing club - the cars...
Forum: Caribbean
Jan 7th 2020, 6:54 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 70
Posted By uk_grenada

Edible delicacies of the region

Over christmas i hve been enjoying the mny delights to be eaten here, and wondered how much variety there is - im still learning a lot.

Grenada is next to Trinidad, which enjoys a very rich east...
Forum: Caribbean
Dec 23rd 2019, 10:16 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: a Grenada-registered boat in the Mediterranean

Its fine, we are sending our gunboats to quell the pesky arabs, and then force them to buy more heroin / weed from us.
Dec 23rd 2019, 12:30 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: New Caribbean air service

I disagree about viability, caribbean air make real profits, and they open new routes regularly. I bet they could run liat far more profitably by losing the hubs, losing the ‘mngement and...
Dec 23rd 2019, 11:21 am
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: New Caribbean air service

When LIAT were deciding on new planes some years ago, they couldnt decide which of the 3 sizes of airbus ATR to lease. Caribbean air bought the biggest, because they had calculated the load factors...
Dec 23rd 2019, 11:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: New Caribbean air service

LIAT is something of a joke, as are most commercial enterprises run not by just one govt but a group of them... The whole thing is about a few countries extracting ridiculous profits from...
Dec 23rd 2019, 10:52 am
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: New Caribbean air service

Interesting - where do you get the breakdown in charges from?
Forum: Caribbean
Dec 22nd 2019, 2:44 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Happy Christmas everyone

Be careful where you set it up... i was staying in an absolute pearl of a b&b in trinidad, 1500ft up in the northern range overlooking the ocean below. A couple set one up on a balcony and slept...
Dec 18th 2019, 6:18 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By uk_grenada

New Caribbean air service

Caribbean air has commenced a new direct service between grand cayman and Jamaica .
might be worth checking it as an option?
Forum: Caribbean
Dec 17th 2019, 11:38 am
Replies: 35
Views: 6,750
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Caribbean slang

Tends to be cruder here, maybe its the decline of serious double entendre in calypso, but the more subtle insults have largely been replaced with expletives.

One thing that i still find strange,...
Forum: Caribbean
Dec 16th 2019, 1:44 am
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Happy Christmas everyone

Sorry to hear about your wife. Hope that’s not too terrible a hole in your life. Enjoy the day, remember the good bits of the past with joy, but look forward in the same vein, there is life and...
Forum: Caribbean
Dec 15th 2019, 11:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By uk_grenada

Happy Christmas everyone

So what are we denizens of the caribbean doing this holiday?

Me - i’m making myself cocoa tea, ham and onions, and hard dough bread for breakfast, video chat with those in the relevant part of the...
Forum: Caribbean
Dec 11th 2019, 11:03 am
Replies: 35
Views: 6,750
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Caribbean slang

There are loads of local sayings really eg - crapaud smoke ya pipe - you had a bad experience. Bunjay oi - expletive - they are both from patois i think, the second is a corruption of bon jesus or...
Forum: Caribbean
Nov 25th 2019, 8:42 am
Replies: 35
Views: 6,750
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Caribbean slang

Yes but not the same gesture, here people just nod. We gave lots of narrow mountainous roads, and passing is a bit of an art sometimes. When you draw level with the driver a nod is normal,...
Nov 22nd 2019, 10:33 am
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Tax query

While living abroad and its tax consequences is simply a fact, in truth you decide whether to register or not or how to obtain the outcome desired and take into account the + and - of that decision...
Nov 22nd 2019, 10:28 am
Replies: 5
Views: 314
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Tax query

The uk have treaties with lots of countries to prevent double taxation, so you only pay tax on the incime once. There is no relief - just an acceptance of what gets taxed where, so your uk income...
Nov 8th 2019, 11:38 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,059
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Gay Marriage

Well, civil partnership- or the redefining of marriage to include those partnerships is one thing, that makes sense, but actually gay marriage requires the clergy to agree, nothing to do with law.
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Forum: Caribbean
Nov 7th 2019, 10:39 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,090
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Slavery - alive and well in the caribbeanSo next time somebody tells you abo

Clearly the solution to the BBC article is to leave the EU [ducks head awaiting incoming]

This is not an indigenous british problem - well not for the last few hundred years. Clearly the issue...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 27th 2019, 10:51 am
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Shipping items out to Barbados?

Moving things by container is actually not rough at all. If you think about how big and heavy they are, when they move its very slow. The thing that might be rough is when they are moved by road in...
Forum: Caribbean
Oct 24th 2019, 2:04 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Trading For a Living from Carribean

I know grenada inside out, not an expert on the other places, but an observation - ask in the barbados forum but i dont think you can live there. Officially the hurricane belt ends at 12 degrees for...
Forum: Caribbean
Oct 23rd 2019, 12:20 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Trading For a Living from Carribean

Just to add i’d live somewhere for a lot longer before investing in car home etc, rent for a year, six months minimum...
Forum: Caribbean
Oct 17th 2019, 7:37 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Trading For a Living from Carribean

Well, if thats us dollars you are paying a lot there, the basic here is 15mb which is in us dollars about 40us but is rock solid, low latency and there are no nasty limiting traffic policies so its...
Forum: Caribbean
Oct 15th 2019, 1:24 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Trading For a Living from Carribean

My internet in 100mb and hasnt gone down since ive been here - years - 4G mobile works well, costs of things are maybe 50% higher than the us roughly but houses are cheap-ish and cars are maybe twice...
Forum: Caribbean
Oct 15th 2019, 1:11 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By uk_grenada

Re: Trading For a Living from Carribean

If you dont have to be in a banking centre, then your questions need to be entirely different, looking at the level of crime, the cost of things, the tax regime, whether the US will tie you up in red...
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