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Forum: Italy
Apr 14th 2022, 5:09 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Ecobonus and solar panels

I believe you need to do initial work on the house to allow you to lever in the solar panel work ie install/improve insulation and heating systems to give a two point lift in the energy rating. ...
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 11th 2022, 7:58 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Great news about Elvis! Fingers crossed :fingerscrossed:

Unfortunately beautiful Sofia did not come back. I didn't actually want another pet after our last cats and dog as I had to do all the...
Forum: Italy
Feb 27th 2022, 6:23 pm
Replies: 30
Views: 1,365
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: biometric residency card

Hi Pugliese - we got our cards in March last year. We had a problem when we went to pick them up as we hadn't brought our receipt from when we applied (they didn't say we had to grr) so had to make...
Forum: Italy
Feb 26th 2022, 8:19 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Recycling in Italy

Hi Keven! It's as modicasa says and I can give you our example from Piedmont:

Food waste collected twice every week
Plastic and aluminium collected once every week
Paper and cardboard collected...
Forum: Italy
Feb 17th 2022, 9:57 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Italian MOT - Revisione

Hooray! She passed with no work required, not bad for a six year old car but OH does take good care of her :thumb:
Forum: Italy
Feb 15th 2022, 8:15 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Italian MOT - Revisione

I checked the revisione date with our local garage and the chap confirmed two years so the car is going in on Thursday morning - fingers crossed she gets a clean bill of health
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 12th 2022, 11:04 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Sorry to hear about Elvis - he's certainly been through the mill - and I understand trying to do everything for him.
There is no sign of Sofia and it's now a week since she's been gone. We are...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 10th 2022, 9:12 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Thank you Sultan, a good thought nonetheless :thumbs_up:.

Bevs, we don't have dogs nearby but we do have wild boar coming into the garden on a regular basis so maybe they chased her off - they...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 9th 2022, 10:14 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Sofia was neutered before she came to us so no secret kittens on the way. Entering day five tomorrow...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 8th 2022, 9:43 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Thank you all for your kind words. There is still no sign of her and the cat at the supermarket turned out to be male. Sofia is an outdoor cat in that she can spend all day in the garden but she...
Forum: The Lounge
Feb 7th 2022, 10:21 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Our beautiful Sofia has gone missing. She went out Saturday morning and we haven't seen her since. We have posted on local facebook groups and these have been shared widely plus we have been for...
Forum: Italy
Jan 29th 2022, 1:13 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Italian MOT - Revisione

Thanks again! I am now pretty sure that we have the four years but as I am a stickler for the rules, I'll ask at the local garage
Forum: Italy
Jan 28th 2022, 9:45 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Italian MOT - Revisione

Thanks all for the feedback! I looked at the libretto and I think it shows that the revisione date is from 27/02/2020 so should be four years from then (Section 2, item I and Section 3 'collaudo...
Forum: Italy
Jan 26th 2022, 5:48 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Lugsbug

Italian MOT - Revisione

Hi All! Just trying to seek clarification on when we need our first MOT. I understand that new cars can wait four years then every two after that. We brought our car from England and had her...
Forum: Portugal
Jan 17th 2022, 9:13 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Hunting

I live in Italy too and they plough up our garden! OH came across a big one and they just looked at each other in shock and then the boar hoofed it! There is African Swine Fever round us at the...
Forum: Italy
Jan 14th 2022, 7:34 pm
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,717
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

I used British Corner Shop in the week before Christmas - four items only - and they arrived within a few days - very pleased with the speed especially at that busy time.
Jan 13th 2022, 9:16 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 4,250
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: Back in the Day

Hi Gordon, I came across your posts by chance and think your stories are wonderful! Thank you for sharing :starsmile:
Forum: Italy
Jan 13th 2022, 9:01 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,239
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: TV in italy

Hi Rose! I use a VPN via NordVPN - they had a good three year deal. I had never used one before so was a bit apprehensive but it's really simple to use - once installed you can select the country...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 2nd 2022, 4:23 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 1,968
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: New Year's Irresolutions.

To see more of the towns and countryside around us. We have been in Italy for just over two years and done hardly any exploring.
Dec 26th 2021, 11:07 am
Replies: 282
Views: 14,485
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: A TIO Christmas

I am an occasional poster, mainly in the Italy threads, so you won't have seen me comment in here before but wanted to say what a great post from Lion in Winter!

Buon Natale :drinkingwine:
Forum: Italy
Nov 2nd 2021, 7:46 pm
Replies: 1,408
Views: 245,717
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Comfort Zone. Favourite food, drinks, where to buy, and recipes.

We found cider!!! Been here two years now and had never seen it in the supermarkets but went to Bennet this week and they had Thatcher's Gold at e2.50 a bottle. OH made a snakebite and I had black...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 11th 2021, 4:07 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Here is the ginger tom food thief ;). He's actually not a bad looker but naughty sneaking into the house
...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 10th 2021, 5:35 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

We are at her every beck and call :lol:
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 10th 2021, 5:13 pm
Replies: 174
Views: 8,475
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: 2021 Photo Thread

Lots of flooding in Piemonte last week. We live next to the Bormeda River (lets buy a house next to a river I said!) and it broke its banks again. The water came right up to the house but...
Forum: The Lounge
Oct 10th 2021, 5:03 pm
Replies: 2,290
Views: 220,593
Posted By Lugsbug

Re: The Kitty Cat Thread

Another picture of Sofia - she is so sweet! There is a big ginger tom hanging around and he sneaks into the kitchen and pinches her food - naughty boy! I'll try and get a picture of him but he's...
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