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Forum: Philippines
Mar 13th 2022, 10:25 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Best Authors

I've actually read some of mine for the second time and enjoyed it?
Forum: Philippines
Mar 8th 2022, 7:06 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Best Authors

Just read a book and been surprised at the content wowowee... ok so the story is from the 1990 times but crikey its frightening....
Forum: Philippines
Jan 10th 2022, 12:24 am
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Cars

We bought a new Avanza after a test drive and found it very flimsy in the build despite it felling "solid" in the test drive. The wings and side panels are probably fibre glass and easily dented....
Forum: Philippines
Jan 9th 2022, 4:23 am
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Cars

I'd never buy an SUV here because I see them in car parks with the engine running and the a/c on, maybe the family is playing with videos in the cool whilst other do the shopping. So the mileage on...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 9th 2022, 4:10 am
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Cars

Lovely road to Nasugbu. We enjoyed living down the road from Tagaytay just cool enough to grow some vegetables but as time grew Tagaytay was swamped with developers and you can't move at the...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 9th 2022, 1:26 am
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Cars

Before arriving here I'd seen the Owner jeeps and couldn't wait to get one until I experienced the the heat and exhaust fumes from local vehicles.
I worry about breaking down and having no rescue...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 9th 2022, 1:17 am
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Cars

Electric windows, remember when they first appeared and a friend was walking passed my car but I couldn't find the button to work the windows fast enough and he'd gone when I finally found it.
The...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 8th 2022, 8:14 am
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Cars

Great if we lived in wind tunnels and travelled at speeds that smooth edges would improve petrol consumption but we don't. Look at the boxy people carriers sold by the Car manufacturers today, where...
Forum: Philippines
Jan 8th 2022, 2:31 am
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By sunnydays

Cars

A new car, what options do we have besides, large, medium or small, petrol or diesel?

Most of the new cars today are bigger, faster and more money to buy yet are more reliable than our older ones...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 22nd 2021, 8:08 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Best Authors

Much obliged for new authors.
Forum: Philippines
Dec 15th 2021, 9:23 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Best Authors

Donating to your local schools gives you people contact which I enjoy doing.
Forum: Philippines
Dec 15th 2021, 9:20 am
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Barclays Account Frozen

Must relate a bank story. We opened a sterling account with BPI for emergencies or whatever, opened it with a UK Barclays cheque back in 2006. It never moved and so we just closed it and opened up...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 15th 2021, 3:22 am
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By sunnydays

Post Re: Karaoke Solutions

Our expat groups would always have a rented out Karaoke box and the wives would flock to. I enjoyed a good singsong and strangely enough miss the Christmas carol services, one time a lorry arrived in...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 15th 2021, 3:13 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By sunnydays

Post Re: Best Authors

Hi Raffin, yes most of mine are detective series. Ian Rankin writes stories round a Detective in Edinburgh that is very down to earth. Enjoyed Ruth Rendell stories round the UK street crime much...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 14th 2021, 11:53 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By sunnydays

Post Best Authors

I only read an occasional car mechanics book or electronics magazine in my younger days but employed by a company that had me sat in airports for hours on end I began to read paperbacks.
Here in...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 14th 2021, 11:24 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Karaoke Solutions

We heard all the Karaoke stuff but its only when there is a celebration or something on and the participants are usually well oiled. A friend and I were stuck in a guest house in Liete waiting for...
Forum: Philippines
Dec 14th 2021, 11:15 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 2,209
Posted By sunnydays

Re: Barclays Account Frozen

I sympathize with the complaints with Barclays. first of all get yourself a SKYPE account. I have an account with Barclays since 16 years old and have fumed at times from here. Being...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 13th 2019, 12:52 am
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

Thanks for that, remember reading some years ago that the chemical used for the "Smoked" flavor is a cancel risk ???? Won't stop me having them in moderation. The Nile Perch were done with chemical...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 13th 2019, 12:44 am
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

Not familiar with Haverhill. I was taken to a pub in the country where the seats were church pews and they sold Kippers wrapped in newspapers. ...I miss my Kippers here, they sell smoked fish in the...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 12th 2019, 2:35 am
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

What part of Suffolk do you do you herald from. I lived and worked in Norwich for 5 years then moved to Ipswich in Suffolk noticing that there is a huge difference between the people of neighbor...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 11th 2019, 8:54 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

The citizenship I found out by a meeting with another Brit chap in a book stall near Los Banos and he was chuffed to say he didn't pay any UK tax but it was a busy thing to arrange and necessitated a...
Forum: Philippines
Nov 11th 2019, 8:48 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

Yes the Bank does not do the exchange from the 23rd but they recommend another exchange service that they can arrange and is more efficient the say although I have had excellent service from them....
Forum: Philippines
Nov 11th 2019, 3:23 am
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

Dear Flying Welshman, yes you will pay tax on your UK gov pensions avoiding that is possible if you lose your British citizenship and become a Filipino !!! Pensions are not taxed here what so ever.
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Forum: Philippines
Mar 30th 2017, 8:33 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

the Philippine BIR do not tax pensions and also if you are here with a SRRV then that excuses you from paying tax on your pension in the Philippines
Forum: Philippines
Mar 29th 2017, 10:06 am
Replies: 145
Views: 78,121
Posted By sunnydays

Re: SRRV Retirement Visa

yes sad about tax on pensions but the Uk ruling is that pensions paid by the UK gov will have tax deducted at source. simply stated on the double taxation treaty you can download and read. only other...
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