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Forum: Italy
Jul 30th 2008, 9:45 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,935
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Anyone in or around Verona?

Hi, I'm interested. It would be nice to actually speak to someone and not just send cyber messages to and fro... I've heard there's an English evening in a villa near Cavalcaselle (VR) with...
Forum: Italy
Jun 23rd 2008, 9:05 am
Replies: 10
Views: 10,855
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Shipping stuff from Italy to the UK

I always use this company for shipping stuff to and fro, they're cheap and really efficient. My last delivery was a garden shed (they don't sell corner sheds over here!) and it only cost £300 and was...
Forum: Italy
May 28th 2008, 7:27 am
Replies: 82
Views: 13,238
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: SUGAR SANDWICHES ????

I remember being really shocked at a friend's birthday party when we were served banana sandwiches...
on the same sort of theme my kids told me last night that the cat had been to the shops to buy...
Forum: Italy
Apr 29th 2008, 11:33 am
Replies: 156
Views: 43,059
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: LIVING IN ITALY - A LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP

The mouse clipetty cloppeting on the stair has just reminded me of the "we're off to button moon to visit Mr. Spoon" song, plus the music from the flumps.....
wonder if they're on dvd? I think the...
Forum: Italy
Apr 29th 2008, 10:02 am
Replies: 156
Views: 43,059
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: LIVING IN ITALY - A LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP

I have to bribe my hubby with biscuits. He claims to be feeling faint during most jobs due to lack of nourishment (!! all he does is eat!!) and I have to refuse him access to the kitchen cupboards...
Forum: Italy
Apr 28th 2008, 9:47 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Suggestion....

very true, they don't do sauces on any level, mayo, ketchup, tartare, horseradish, barbeque, yummy chilli/garlic dips, gravy..

no wonder they all have a hard time pooing, everyone I know seems to...
Forum: Italy
Apr 28th 2008, 9:36 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Suggestion....

oh yes!!

a 10p bag please! you could even get them for 1/2 p....

those were the days, you got 10p from the tooth fairy and then went down to the corner shop to buy sweets so the rest of your...
Forum: Italy
Apr 28th 2008, 9:18 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Suggestion....

i remember those! they were even in the shape of little bloated hedgehogs..

i also remember the fish and chips flavoured crisps/biscuits, yummmmmmm

and wham bars....

is it lunch time yet?
Forum: Italy
Apr 28th 2008, 9:07 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Suggestion....

or worcester sauce.........

or those disgustingly smelly scampi and lemon fry things........ delicious!
Forum: Italy
Apr 28th 2008, 8:58 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Suggestion....

I'd kill for a pint and a packet of prawn cocktail crisps in a nice beer garden!!
Forum: Italy
Apr 28th 2008, 8:33 am
Replies: 39
Views: 1,584
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Suggestion....

excellent idea, the only problem is i can't keep up! I've only been away for the weekend and have just spent an hour reading all the updates on various posts. - would it be possible to make this site...
Forum: Italy
Apr 22nd 2008, 9:26 am
Replies: 9
Views: 6,050
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: JUST RIDICULOUS - what silly, strange or weird statements have you been given?

I was once refused an Ikea card because I wasn't Italian.
I was so angry I sent a fax to the president in Norway (strange but true - the head office isn't in Sweden). I got a very apologetic phone...
Forum: Italy
Apr 22nd 2008, 9:19 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,935
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Anyone in or around Verona?

Hi. I work in Verona (zona ZAI) and live in sandrà (near lake garda). If you fancy a chinwag then drop me a line.
Forum: Italy
Apr 18th 2008, 8:06 am
Replies: 86
Views: 4,627
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Good Books

i've got a copy of A Thousand Splendid Suns as well if you fancy a read. I 've got a mate at work who lives in cornedo so I could organise a spot of book trafficking..
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 5:24 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,229
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: TOP UK MISSED PRODUCTS -what do you stock up on?

if you already have an income from another job you still need to do a tax return because standard tax rate isn't 20%. The company you work for pays the 20% immediately on the total amount, then you...
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 4:10 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,229
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: TOP UK MISSED PRODUCTS -what do you stock up on?

the going rate from translation companies is around 13 euros /1500 characters, but if you can get a contact directly with a company and cut out the middle man you're quids in, more like 50 euros/1500.
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 4:02 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,229
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: TOP UK MISSED PRODUCTS -what do you stock up on?

it took me about 6 months to understand what people were saying but another 6 months before I could express myself. It felt like being trapped inside my body but not being able to communicate. I...
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 3:54 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,229
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: TOP UK MISSED PRODUCTS -what do you stock up on?

I usually charge per page (1500 characters) and I have to issue a receipt. It's very simple. The only problem is the tax return, Iwouldn't have a clue how to do my own so I go to a local firm who do...
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 3:37 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,229
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: TOP UK MISSED PRODUCTS -what do you stock up on?

I just got a load of e-mail adresses form the yellow pages and sent my cv, it was a bit slow to start with so I sent some more. Now I can't keep up. The only prob is that it's a second job so you...
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 2:45 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,595
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: HAVE A LAUGH AND THEN LEARN .....easy mistakes to make in Italian

I never get called by my name, not even by the hubbie. They just can't seem to cope with it. At work I'm usually bionda, kat, beffana, and several more that I can't list here or I'd be kicked off the...
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 2:31 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,229
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: TOP UK MISSED PRODUCTS -what do you stock up on?

mine was 8 pages of legal kak about computer crime, didn't understand a word of it, even asked the hubby for help and his response was "it was written by a tw*t", .....not much use.....
I made a big...
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 2:22 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,595
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: HAVE A LAUGH AND THEN LEARN .....easy mistakes to make in Italian

I remember my first meal with the inlaws where I understood that they had an exorcist living on the floor below, turns out it was only an estetiste. Easy mistake to make.
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 2:20 pm
Replies: 82
Views: 13,238
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: SUGAR SANDWICHES ????

I remember being fed golden syrup sanwiches by my dad when I was little, I think it must be a yorkshire thing......he also had a penchant for faggots (the ones you eat..)
Forum: Italy
Apr 17th 2008, 2:16 pm
Replies: 292
Views: 19,229
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: TOP UK MISSED PRODUCTS -what do you stock up on?

I can't believe I've just wasted the afternoon going round the supermarket!
I pulled a sickie today to finish some translation work that I'm doing on the side and then found I couldn't cope with the...
Forum: Italy
Apr 15th 2008, 2:15 pm
Replies: 72
Views: 5,584
Posted By kathrynverona

Re: Where is everyone from in UK and what do you miss most about home?

I've got a couple of litres of asda cough mixture, vitamins, medi-sed (excellent pain killer and unblocks noses for colds - life saver for my two), vicks, metanium (industrial miraculous nappy rash...
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