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Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 12th 2013, 5:17 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,538
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Oman - Turtles at Ras Al Hadd & beach house

You're welcome! I'm sure you'll have a great time if you get chance to stay there.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 11th 2013, 12:33 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,538
Posted By bedarwen

Oman - Turtles at Ras Al Hadd & beach house

I want to recommend a great place to stay at Ras Al Hadd in Oman. I just visited Ras Al Hadd to see the turtles and found a great place to stay in one of the beach houses on the beach, owned by a...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 11th 2011, 10:52 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 19,086
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Question re owning car when residence visa cancelled

jebelaligardener - Thanks for confirming this...makes life a whole lot easier!
Forum: Middle East
Sep 11th 2011, 7:26 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 19,086
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Question re owning car when residence visa cancelled

Maybe you can get a friend drive you? Or do a cheesy tourist bus trip!

Otherwise, you can be late with the car registration for not that much of a fine, I think - not sure which emirate you're in,...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 2nd 2011, 1:12 am
Replies: 31
Views: 19,086
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Question re owning car when residence visa cancelled

Thanks again for your help and advice.

I have already googled this issue extensively, which is how I found the news item regarding what is referred to as a landmark ruling regarding the apparent...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 31st 2011, 9:12 am
Replies: 31
Views: 19,086
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Question re owning car when residence visa cancelled

Here is the original article from Gulf News (http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/traffic-transport/driving-licence-valid-after-visa-cancellation-1.46179) - dated January 2009, so possible new changes,...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 31st 2011, 9:02 am
Replies: 31
Views: 19,086
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Question re owning car when residence visa cancelled

yeah, too right.

thanks for the replies. seems there is still uncertainty about whether a UAE driving licence is invalidated with the cancellation of the visa.I found this on another forum, which...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 23rd 2011, 4:57 pm
Replies: 31
Views: 19,086
Posted By bedarwen

Question re owning car when residence visa cancelled

Can anyone give advice pls:

Was working in UAE, left the job but the company agreed I could keep my residence visa. Went on vacation - company cancelled visa but of course it's not cancelled in my...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 16th 2010, 3:21 pm
Replies: 166
Views: 11,327
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Mabhouh assassinated by 6 brits, 3 paddies a Frenchie and a Frank...

According to the National (http://www.thenational.ae/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100216/NATIONAL/100212878/1001&profile=1001):

"Meanwhile, doubts were cast today on the authenticity of the...
Forum: Middle East
Nov 6th 2009, 6:48 am
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By bedarwen

Fireworks

Anyone know where to buy fireworks in Dubai (or Sharjah - probably unlikely, they don't like anyone having fun in SHJ) ??
Forum: Middle East
Sep 15th 2009, 3:42 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By bedarwen

Re: any Buraimi/Al Ain commuters out there ?

I have a friend there that commutes - since the UAE installed a proper border crossing then there are apparently long queues in the mornings and evenings...

get a thermos cup and take your coffee...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 15th 2009, 5:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By bedarwen

Re: moving to Sharhja soon

i live in sharjah - what do you need to know? where are you going to be working?

PM me if you like - i'll help if i can
Forum: Middle East
Sep 14th 2009, 6:49 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By bedarwen

watching tv in uae

Has anyone else got problems with their vpn today and last night?

it looks like it's all connected, but i've removed cookies and everything else i can find to remove and rebooted and turned off...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2009, 10:52 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 10,582
Posted By bedarwen

Re: University of Sharjah

Hi - hope you got my PM - feel free to get in touch. If you're having any problems with dealing with the University, I can also give you a hand.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 3rd 2009, 10:45 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 6,933
Posted By bedarwen

Re: About cargo shipment from UK to UAE?

If you haven't already got too many choices, try Allfreight. They offer a door to airport service - you can see all their prices on their website. Customs etc is not included - you have to pay that...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 2nd 2009, 9:25 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 10,582
Posted By bedarwen

Re: University of Sharjah

Also - in case you haven't already sorted this out - there is no way you will be able to live in university accommodation with your partner if you are not married. You would also not be entitled to...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 2nd 2009, 9:21 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 10,582
Posted By bedarwen

Re: University of Sharjah

Meelius

I work at the University of Sharjah - if you PM me I can tell you most of what you might need to know.

Re: accommodation - whilst there is in the contract an idea that you can have an...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 13th 2009, 7:11 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 37,226
Posted By bedarwen

Re: British VPN/ IP address

you need to use the SSL version rather than the PPTP version - more expensive but can't (I understand from the company) be blocked and is also the version to use if you have to use a proxy to access...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 21st 2009, 8:00 am
Replies: 171
Views: 37,226
Posted By bedarwen

Re: British VPN/ IP address

Please could someone PM me the UK VPN link too?

thanks very much in advance
Forum: Middle East
Mar 21st 2009, 7:48 am
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By bedarwen

Re: channel 4 player

Hi there

I also want some help with this - I have a VPN and only just managed to get it working - earlier this morning BBC iplayer worked - now it won't.

Anyone know how to sort this out?
...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 5th 2009, 1:43 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 49,723
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Salary package for assist professors

that's interesting they cancelled your holiday too - then it's some new angle they're collectively taking to piss us expats off...

you should check if you get the extra month's salary - it is...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 5th 2009, 6:40 am
Replies: 28
Views: 49,723
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Salary package for assist professors

hi hawkhead - no not AUS the other one, UoS - and yes!! our salaries are low! and this with a 15% rise this year...they also just cancelled our mid-year holiday for the whole university. so morale...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 4th 2009, 6:08 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Urgent advice required!

my new boss had to do the same thing when his residence permit was in process - only he didn't know, and no-one told him, there might be a problem! he got to the airport and no way they were going to...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 4th 2009, 5:48 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 49,723
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Salary package for assist professors

Personally I've not heard it referred to as this - if the "allowances" are all the housing etc then yes, it's normal.

btw your end of service gratuity might be paid at the end of each year of...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 3rd 2009, 3:38 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By bedarwen

Re: Oman travel route/or the "Best of Oman"

It is! I drove along it a couple of months ago.
it's now only about 1hr 30 to get to Sur (or less) but now easy to miss the beaches and villages that lie on the old coast road.

the old coast...
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