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Yesterday, 8:10 am
Replies: 0
Views: 90
Posted By scot47

Battle of Dunbar 1650

Re-enactment
Cromwell versus The Scottish Covenanters

We lost

https://www.eastlothianbattles.com/?fbclid=IwAR0XgilRSKyIA2VodcZAsVZgxYO_3dslc_LPZMdJycKESI_bhYN4P9M2FxI
Forum: Middle East
Yesterday, 8:03 am
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By scot47

Re: Moving to the Middle East straight after University

VSO now ask for experience - years of it. The same is true of the other organisations in The British Volunteer Programme. The OP should seek advice from the Careers Office at his uni.
Forum: Middle East
Jun 14th 2019, 1:19 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By scot47

Re: Moving to the Middle East straight after University

Teaching jobs -in Maths or English - usually require 2 years experience. In 40+ years experience including 20 in the region I never heard of anyone recruited to teach straight after uni with no...
Forum: Philippines
Jun 13th 2019, 4:47 pm
Replies: 2,451
Views: 269,433
Posted By scot47

Re: Me and My Family

"Happy" ? We should aspire to that phrase used in great document in the American colonies - "The pursuit of happiness"
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By scot47

Re: (Dual Citizenship) In regards to first time passport overseas

Sounds like the action of an incompetent clerk. Write and ask for a review of this decision. If necessary go through your MP.

That is what I would say. Experts may put a different spin on it.

I...
Jun 13th 2019, 3:23 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By scot47

Re: Working in Saudi Arabia and taxes in home country

Most people put on weight when in KSA. Comfort eating ?
Jun 13th 2019, 3:06 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By scot47

Re: HMS Brexitania

I edited my post for the pennerial tyops.
Jun 13th 2019, 2:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By scot47

Re: HMS Brexitania

s for me, the impending disaster is my reason for wishing to set sail in the good ship Caledonia ! To the British Empire and the Colonial Government in London I will only say "So long, it was good to...
Jun 13th 2019, 9:41 am
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By scot47

Re: Stay in the Netherlands Vs weekly commute

Commute is doomed to disaster.
Jun 12th 2019, 3:10 pm
Replies: 417
Views: 43,764
Posted By scot47

Re: Best relocation areas in the UK?

Too far South. No one with any sense lives to the South of Yorkshire.
Jun 12th 2019, 1:56 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 158
Posted By scot47

Local History

This summer I am doing what i can to interest locals and visitors in some aspects of local history. Read this inscription

"SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF THE SEVEN SUFFERERS WHO DIED IN THE FIRE AT...
Jun 12th 2019, 4:32 am
Replies: 18
Views: 600
Posted By scot47

HMS Brexitania

As the ship is going down, the deranged struggle for the job of Captain of the Ship. I wonder how many have the same perspectives as outsiders looking at what is clearly "The End" ?
Forum: Italy
Jun 11th 2019, 9:00 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By scot47

History of Rome - in Latin

https://www.thelocal.it/20190530/new-italian-tv-show-to-tell-story-of-rome-birth-in-latin?fbclid=IwAR1wqLesgVzFLnXif8VBnagCWmOPmoVcSWN-U0NiDYJ6arsMiLULHmrqrXM

Linguam latinam loquis ?

post...
Forum: Hungary
Jun 11th 2019, 7:28 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 3,256
Posted By scot47

Re: Living in Hungary - why?

typo - "hearing" should be "moving"
Jun 11th 2019, 7:27 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By scot47

Re: Working in Saudi Arabia and taxes in home country

US citizens are liable for income tax even when outside USA. That is not the case for UK folk, although that nasty Gordon Brown (who was at school and university with me) wanted to introduce US-style...
Forum: Australia
Jun 11th 2019, 6:33 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 328
Posted By scot47

Re: Will arrest in the UK appear in the US Identity History Summary Checks?

What happened to The Fifth Amendment ? Can someone be punished for refusing to incriminate self ?
Forum: Hungary
Jun 11th 2019, 12:40 pm
Replies: 74
Views: 3,256
Posted By scot47

Re: Living in Hungary - why?

I have had an interest in Hungary since the events in Budapest in 1956. Was offered a job there in 1990 but did not take it up. Too late now to think of hearing there !
Forum: Philippines
Jun 11th 2019, 8:00 am
Replies: 2,451
Views: 269,433
Posted By scot47

Re: Me and My Family

My bad. Everyone should stay in their own village !
Forum: Philippines
Jun 11th 2019, 7:59 am
Replies: 2,451
Views: 269,433
Posted By scot47

Re: Me and My Family

My perspectives are distorted because I lived a a rolling stone. Hard for me to understand those who never moved from their village. I remember Hugh Macdiarmid who wrote of a character that he...
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By scot47

Re: Can I move back to UK with my boyfriend?

Most countries make it easier for spouses to live together. Airstrip One (UK) only does this for the rich !
Forum: Germany
Jun 10th 2019, 2:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By scot47

Re: Berlin

TYPO ! For a man of my great age what is ten years ?
No one took me up on "Wet Berlin" for West Berlin !

Of course it is 2019. As I count my bawbees and fend off requests for financial help from...
Forum: Portugal
Jun 10th 2019, 1:09 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 2,504
Posted By scot47

Re: idiot next door neighbour

Portugal is not Third World. Parts of Britain might be !
Forum: Back Home
Jun 10th 2019, 4:29 am
Replies: 85
Views: 14,263
Posted By scot47

Re: Back in Scotland

Planning a trip to Plymouth as guest of people who were colleagues and neighbours when I taught in rural Zambia in the 1970s. Then "a la recherche du Temps Perdu", returning to Berlin for a week,...
Jun 10th 2019, 4:19 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By scot47

Re: Don’t believe I did that

There is a revival and many of us God-fearing tea-drinkers actively encourage the use of loose tea, teapots and boling water.
Forum: Germany
Jun 10th 2019, 4:05 am
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By scot47

Re: Berlin

Gordon. When you went through Checkppoint Charlie you entered West Berlin, not West Germany. The GDR and the Allied Occupying Powers always held that these were two separate entities. It was a very...
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