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Today, 12:18 pm
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Posted By dougal03

Re: scottish devolution

Hope you will keep us informed Scot. Got some news today regarding my property sale which should go through so I am hopeful that I will be able to contribute by getting my voting power back after so...
Yesterday, 2:44 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 1,235
Posted By dougal03

Re: Why UK?

I only went to Grammar School so I would perhaps like the sound of the word but secretly get out the dictionary.As a British National resident in an EU country,I was speaking to a Swedish friend...
Yesterday, 12:22 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By dougal03

Re: scottish devolution

I imagine there will be a few more Indy parties appearing after the Scottish elections next year.As you say,that is a strange voting system.D´Hondt may be considered a mad Belgian but the UK has a...
Nov 21st 2020, 3:54 pm
Replies: 10,526
Views: 375,348
Posted By dougal03

Re: Tories in chaos

What is the point of speaking out if they are then accused of"obstructing a Minister"?Also why have a report if it is then pushed aside?As for the smirk,I think that has been apparent on numerous...
Nov 21st 2020, 3:07 pm
Replies: 10,526
Views: 375,348
Posted By dougal03

Re: Tories in chaos

Yes she is the worst kind of bully as she is in a position of power.Subordinates will often not speak out.Maybe that is why she has perfected that smirk which says"I am untouchable" especially now...
Nov 21st 2020, 12:12 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,218
Posted By dougal03

Re: 13 months in - struggling

I suppose we all must learn to adapt to the place we live in.What amuses me greatly is when I get talking to my siblings,one of them is married to an Aussie & has previously lived in Israel.But they...
Nov 20th 2020, 3:59 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,218
Posted By dougal03

Re: 13 months in - struggling

I did not see it as"obvious" but perhaps I was wrong. Unfortunately if you live anywhere in the UK it is bound to be wet.Look at the areas that have had flooding over the years.It´s a feature of our...
Nov 20th 2020, 12:06 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 3,218
Posted By dougal03

Re: 13 months in - struggling

brits1,What then,if weather is more important than employment opportunity ,does my daughter do when her husband is relocated to Scotland(highlands)from sunny south coast of England with his...
Nov 20th 2020, 11:39 am
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By dougal03

Re: scottish devolution

That is an interesting article.Of course,I am taking it in as an English person who´s family on both sides including myself,have always been in business.Probably a family tradition just as others...
Nov 19th 2020, 12:14 pm
Replies: 23,671
Views: 725,055
Posted By dougal03

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Former Lancastrian has suggested that we could,at some point,ask to rejoin the EU.Many of us posters actually live in an EU country & find that we British have become a nuisance & "good riddance"to...
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2020, 4:08 pm
Replies: 50
Views: 3,752
Posted By dougal03

Re: Disgusted with Sabadell

I know a young couple who have just applied for a mortgage with Sabadell.They bank with BBVA but thought they would take a long time to decide if they were suitable & was told to try another...
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2020, 11:00 am
Replies: 1,341
Views: 134,572
Posted By dougal03

Re: Gibraltar 2

rspltd, she is married to an Englishman & has spent many years living in the south of England.My granddaughter was born in Spain,Spanish Father,but is now in UK & working there in Government...
Forum: Spain
Nov 17th 2020, 1:35 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By dougal03

Re: Health insurance for family (Disabled son)! Spain please.

About 5 years ago I sold a property to a Spanish couple who needed to use their savings to buy a property they could rent out for extra income.They had a disabled child that had been partially funded...
Nov 17th 2020, 1:20 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Posted By dougal03

scottish devolution

Have been watching on British TV the latest spats over this.Boris says one thing but he really meant it to mean something else.Then another politician,I think it was Robert Jenrick,said it was about...
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2020, 12:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By dougal03

Re: Spain wants to repopulate rural villages - Good opportunity?

Trouble is the younger generation grow into being an older generation.The properties are cheap for a reason.I live north of Alicante which has usually more expensive properties on offer than...
Nov 14th 2020, 11:17 am
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By dougal03

Re: Football. Scotland v. Serbia

Hi BristolUK, Yes football is popular but,so it seems is smoking dope,& "grown men" often do that too.
Forum: Spain
Nov 14th 2020, 11:03 am
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By dougal03

Re: Spain wants to repopulate rural villages - Good opportunity?

My business was in a rural location.It is fine while you are younger but the facilities are generally poor.We installed soler,expensive but necessary as the alternative was a generator.No mains water...
Forum: Spain
Nov 13th 2020, 1:26 pm
Replies: 1,341
Views: 134,572
Posted By dougal03

Re: Gibraltar 2

That will be alright then if Dominic Raab says so.The British Govn.always looks after it´s Nationals,doesn´t it?? Ask that poor lady stuck in Iran or those of us who lost our vote & couldn´t vote in...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2020, 4:46 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By dougal03

Re: EHIC Updates

As Joppa said,so much better than having to phone Newcastle.I´m sure that like me many people have to listen carefully on any of the Govn.call centres due to differences in accents.I can understand...
Nov 12th 2020, 4:38 pm
Replies: 23,671
Views: 725,055
Posted By dougal03

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Sorry thought N.Ireland voted Leave since they now seem to be mostly siding with England.Wales voted remain I believe,as did a large percentage of Gibraltarians.
Nov 12th 2020, 3:32 pm
Replies: 23,671
Views: 725,055
Posted By dougal03

Re: Post EU Referendum...Part II

Wasn´t it only England & a bribed N..Ireland that voted Leave in the referendum? That is why now there is so much talk of an independent Scotland in that country.
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2020, 3:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By dougal03

Re: EHIC Updates

Although I have an EHIC which has a date a few years ahead,I applied as it was so very easy on-line.Almost immediately was given a reference number for the new card & confirmed it would be sent to...
Forum: Spain
Nov 11th 2020, 1:19 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By dougal03

Re: Cita Previa for TIE appointment

I agree with you about the spongers.As someone who has operated a legal business here & paid into the system correctly,I have always been furious about the thousands of Brits.who live"under the...
Forum: Spain
Nov 11th 2020, 1:01 pm
Replies: 1,341
Views: 134,572
Posted By dougal03

Re: Gibraltar 2

Thanks for that Fred.I found it most interesting.In my simple view,it appears like,If Gibraltar joins Schengen which,as was said, it makes a move closer to the EU.Yet will still be a British Overseas...
Nov 11th 2020, 12:45 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By dougal03

Re: Faslane, Coulport and Trident after Indy

In the past there have been instances where young hackers have been able to get into any amount of so called sensitive secure sites.So do we all really believe that Security Services & Governments...
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