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Forum: Philippines
Nov 27th 2020, 1:12 pm
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

Unfortunately I sort of agree with you regarding the outcome of P11 court case(s). Here the cards are normally well stacked against the white man. I know of two foreigners who have been through the...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 27th 2020, 10:50 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,509
Posted By Stokkevn

Forum: Philippines
Nov 26th 2020, 9:44 am
Replies: 19
Views: 3,509
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: The Rise and Fall of GBP

Genius needed.

What to do with my GBP that are languishing in my UK bank account. At the end of the year Brexit is going to happen ( well that is the plan at the moment ). What is the GBP going to...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 21st 2020, 2:19 pm
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

At present the deaths in the US is 5.5 times as many as military combat personnel deaths ( you know the 'losers and suckers' ) in Vietnam and at present just 30k less than those US military killed in...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 15th 2020, 1:48 am
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Am I alone in thinking …

Point in case was the recent typhoon which for a week before we all knew when and where it was coming, Any one with logic would have opened the dam spill gates a little bit 4 or 5 days before, no,...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 14th 2020, 9:55 am
Replies: 137
Views: 67,359
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

Have a look at this, explains their reasons for suspension

https://www.pna.gov.ph/articles/1119539
Forum: Philippines
Nov 13th 2020, 3:41 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 46,772
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Humorous Episodes

I think I have blown all my potential Brownie points last week when she was moaning about my untidy moustache, without thinking I said, "Be quite, I don't moan about yours". She does not have a...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 2nd 2020, 12:48 pm
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

As an expert in relationships, two ex-wives makes one that and having traveled the World for nearly 50 years and seen absolute failures and resounding successes in marriages/relationships from...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 2nd 2020, 1:50 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

High language skills is not always an advantage, I speak 4 languages and my wife speaks three and she spent 27 years in the UK but I still don't always understand her as she speaks Aberdonian most of...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 28th 2020, 4:16 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 46,772
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Humorous Episodes

Wedding anniversary tomorrow. Wife asked today what I felt like being married to her, I said it was like being married to her for 50 years ( actually only 18 years ). She went away with a happy grin...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 28th 2020, 12:49 pm
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

Now you have finished diagnosing Trump, what do you think is wrong with his LL.
Forum: Philippines
Oct 27th 2020, 3:05 pm
Replies: 156
Views: 46,772
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Humorous Episodes

Had to add this one, it is a clip from an article in a local newspaper covering a shop fire in Roxas City

Reports said firefighters had a hard time quelling the fire as the water coming from their...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 26th 2020, 7:38 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

Go on, give her one more chance, what have you got to lose.
Forum: Philippines
Oct 19th 2020, 3:28 pm
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

With his quote of "end up with someone with a few more miles on the clock". My missus saw that and he is lucky she is not still in Aberdeen as 'balls' and 'decoration' would become part of a sentence...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 18th 2020, 2:35 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

Not always true, I went to a top public school but they were quite happy to leave me and the others to escape Iran under our own steam in 79.
Forum: Philippines
Oct 16th 2020, 3:19 pm
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

Nothing has changed then in over 40 years. The only time I have ever registered with the British Embassy was in Persia in 1979, we were abandoned by the embassy who very nicely left a recorded...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 10th 2020, 2:06 pm
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

My advice would be that if P11 is determined to live here, would be a quick trip back to the UK, change name by deed pole ( have no idea how long that takes ), get on electoral register ASAP, UK...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 10th 2020, 5:10 am
Replies: 5,049
Views: 652,303
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Me and My Family

I assume this is not a "First Date" inspection.
Forum: Philippines
Oct 7th 2020, 7:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: LTO car inspection

I noticed that at least half the stations had closed and at 08:00hrs this morning there were big queues at the ones that were open but luckily a friend's son, who works for the LTO, sorts that out so...
Forum: Philippines
Oct 7th 2020, 4:52 am
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: LTO car inspection

Just got back from the annual registration, smoke test also done without the engine running.
Forum: Philippines
Sep 30th 2020, 10:48 am
Replies: 156
Views: 46,772
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Humorous Episodes

After day two or three - not great. I had just changed my coffee brand and disingenuously blamed the coffee brand.
Forum: Philippines
Sep 30th 2020, 5:50 am
Replies: 156
Views: 46,772
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Humorous Episodes

Ants seem to migrate towards electrical items I think it has something to do with the magnetic field.
Forum: Philippines
Sep 30th 2020, 4:38 am
Replies: 156
Views: 46,772
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Humorous Episodes

I noticed a few dead ants in my cup of coffee in the last couple of days, search of the coffee cupboard revealed nothing, then I noticed them in the spout of the kettle, quick inspection revealed a...
Forum: Philippines
Sep 23rd 2020, 1:15 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 13,488
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Oddities in the Philippines

After care - was sent home after a few days with half a bucket of tablets and creams, I think more luck than judgement there were no complications.
Forum: Philippines
Sep 21st 2020, 2:16 am
Replies: 72
Views: 13,488
Posted By Stokkevn

Re: Oddities in the Philippines

Things do seem to be done here a bit differently. Speaking with my American friend who had his leg amputated just below the knee a few months ago, he was telling me about the operation, local...
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