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Forum: Middle East
Jan 7th 2018, 1:03 pm
Forum: Middle East
Jan 7th 2018, 10:33 am
Replies: 40
VAT
Views: 4,559
Posted By Kakawax

Re: VAT

Why no Muller Rice!!?? :banghead: it's the little things that break me some days :cry_smile:
Forum: Middle East
Jan 7th 2018, 10:31 am
Replies: 40
VAT
Views: 4,559
Posted By Kakawax

Re: VAT

Interesting read in one of the online tabloids confirming what I've already noticed, that a lack of 10 and 5 fils coins in circulation means that prices are getting rounded up to the nearest 25, 50...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 7th 2018, 10:02 am
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By Kakawax

Traffic accident... what next?

I have the accident report stating that the other party is at fault for the damage.

Whats the next step? Do I go garage to garage getting quotes or do I do it via my/his insurers recommendation?...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 30th 2017, 1:20 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 3,045
Posted By Kakawax

Re: War Machine on Netflix

War Machine = dogshit boring film, Brad Pitt is clearly overated these days.


Black Sails on the other hand... plenty of T&A and a good bit of skullduggery ... argghhh :)
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 16th 2017, 6:49 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Podcasts for your listening pleasure.

Melvyn Bragg has made many highly informative grass roots historical presentations available as podcasts, and he is such a marvelous orator.

I have a lot of audiobooks that may make you want to...
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 16th 2017, 4:11 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,880
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Anyone recognise this country?

World Skills is being held in Abu Dahbi in October, goes without saying that finding native talent has been fruitless.
That potential loss of face on the world stage has repercussions and moves are...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 29th 2017, 9:00 am
Replies: 115
Views: 5,528
Posted By Kakawax

Re: One week holiday in June - where to go?

I haven't read all the thread, but I'll chip in with Croatia.

Fly Dubai to Zagreb is 4 hours. Take a hire car and head for the coast. I did it last year and based myself in Split. Great driving,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 26th 2017, 6:10 pm
Replies: 87
Views: 3,855
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Last man / woman on earth

Being here.. alone... with no a/c..?
I hope it's not during Ramadan 'cos that would really tip me over the edge.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 26th 2017, 6:02 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Opticians

actually yes.... I shall look into it :thumbup:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 25th 2017, 3:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Opticians

I'll be searching in Satwa tomorrow then.. cheers ;)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 25th 2017, 2:39 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Kakawax

Opticians

I've broken my best pair of specs so went to Marina mall forearmed with the knowledge that this town is a total rip...I wasn't surprised but still considerably miffed to be quoted 4250 aed for the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 25th 2017, 7:23 am
Replies: 97
Views: 6,230
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Depressing weather.!

Now you can't tell me this is normal.. still :)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 10th 2017, 12:46 am
Replies: 144
Views: 6,350
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Lunch Date

Left Bank
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 8th 2017, 12:57 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Kakawax

Re: A decent car mechanic

^^ Location Garage, Al Quoz 4

Did wheel balancing and alignment for me and got rid of a squeak.
Good job, good price. Chief mechanic is an Irish fella.

Cheers
Forum: Middle East
Feb 26th 2017, 11:59 am
Forum: Middle East
Feb 26th 2017, 2:21 am
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Kakawax

Terminating Apartment Rental With Absent Landlord?

Hi all.. my rental contract ends in just over 60 days (yippee!)

The rental contract says I must give at least 60 days notice in writing.

The only contact info I have for my landlord is an...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 25th 2017, 5:02 am
Replies: 97
Views: 6,230
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Depressing weather.!

Surely this weather is not normal, it's absolutely rubbish out there this morning.
Yeah sure I know I'll be begging for a day like this once it heats up again.. but it does seem rather unusual.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 21st 2017, 8:35 am
Replies: 97
Views: 6,230
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Depressing weather.!

Possibly... time will tell :lol:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 21st 2017, 8:31 am
Replies: 97
Views: 6,230
Posted By Kakawax

Depressing weather.!

It's my first year in Dubai and so far this winter has been pretty damn rubbish, I'm verging on seasonal adjustment disorder.!
This is not what I signed up for.!!.. yup I know there's a clue in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2017, 6:14 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 2,443
Posted By Kakawax

Re: How happy and settled are you with life

yup, its mostly good and relatively better than it was a few years ago... so can't complain, apart from Dubai being a tosser magnet. :)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 20th 2017, 4:02 am
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Kakawax

Re: A decent car mechanic

Cheers fellas ;)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 19th 2017, 7:56 am
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By Kakawax

A decent car mechanic

Can some of you regulars recommend a garage kind of local to Marina that offer a quality service at a decent price for brakes, shocks, tracking and the like.

Any experience with Deutche Technic...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 25th 2017, 6:38 pm
Replies: 76
Views: 4,267
Posted By Kakawax

Re: mid-life crisis

Can you get a bicycle in the back of it? :eek:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 20th 2017, 6:22 am
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Kakawax

Re: Federal council discusses limiting unskilled expats

I read a similar thing in a Kuwaiti newspaper last week and some of the figures included were just laugh out loud funny... for a population of 1.3 million Kuwaitis there are 700,000 maids.. had to...
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