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Forum: Hungary
Nov 25th 2020, 7:06 pm
Replies: 5
EU
Views: 281
Posted By jetsam1

Re: EU

Who else is going to pay for the next wonderful football stadium?

It's all a Soros plot..... Wibble, Wibble.
Forum: Hungary
Nov 19th 2020, 2:31 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,456
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Cars, Trucks, 2WD, 4WD

Part exchange being the deposit. I am not going for anything new! Just it is not worth repairing the van and while it runs getting rid. I am only going to 1.5 million!
Forum: Hungary
Nov 19th 2020, 11:26 am
Replies: 42
Views: 1,456
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Cars, Trucks, 2WD, 4WD

Has anybody had experience of car financing etc? The Transporter is going to cost over HUF 500.000 to fix and maybe it is time to change. Hopefully someone will accept it as a deposit!

I have...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 18th 2020, 3:08 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Winter and CO poisoning

Already had them checked. As the two newer ones don't actually work and I refuse to spend on them, we should be ok. Electric convector for the kitchen and cserepkalhya for living room and general....
Forum: Hungary
Nov 15th 2020, 6:53 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,456
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Cars, Trucks, 2WD, 4WD

I had a 2005 Astra estate back in the UK. Went all over the country, often with 4 of us and full of kit. Never had a problem, should have kept it really but now I know not to worry so much about...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 15th 2020, 5:04 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By jetsam1

Re: UK N.I. contributions

I wonder how the Hungarian State Pension will be then? I have 20 years to pay into it before I will get anything. I don't expect to receive anything much from the UK to be honest. I know I am maybe a...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 15th 2020, 4:59 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 1,456
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Cars, Trucks, 2WD, 4WD

I am at the point my VW Transporter is getting retired. DMF plus lots of other problems all getting expensive. I am always shocked at how expensive cars are here still. Finding a simple straight...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 15th 2020, 4:54 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Spiky weeds everywhere. "Kiraly Dinnye"?

Hi! Long time no speak. Once again just struggling a little mentally over the last month or so.

Someone we know is asking if the Tanya is up for sale, and I will be honest I think I will see what...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 7th 2020, 4:38 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Spiky weeds everywhere. "Kiraly Dinnye"?

That is it. 25 years the seeds can last............ Ouch.....!!

Well, planting the forest it is then I think! And condition the soil as it apparently only likes sand. Hmmmm.

Parts of the Tanya...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 6th 2020, 7:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Spiky weeds everywhere. "Kiraly Dinnye"?

Similar. But this weed we are battling is much more of a grass. When it first starts growing it appears to be normal grass and then starts developing the spiky balls of doom.

I am worrying a...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 6th 2020, 7:19 am
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By jetsam1

Spiky weeds everywhere. "Kiraly Dinnye"?

We have had this problem at our other Tanya for a while. It is this grass like weed that produces spiky seeds that get everywhere. We have tried cutting, manure to condition the soil more and...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 19th 2020, 2:16 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Moving to Hungary

TEFL can cost a lot of money to do though. And there are no gaurentees of work, or even if the salary is going to be all that good. Potentially could end up self employed which is a whole barrel of...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 19th 2020, 8:54 am
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Moving to Hungary

I am of working age and moved here nearly 5 years ago now.... !!!!

OK, in terms of jobs there are always loads of English language jobs in Budapest being advertised. If you have a second language...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 1st 2020, 10:18 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By jetsam1

Re: WEEDS

Parlag Fu. Kill it. Kill it fast.




FIRE!


Maybe that would be too much, but get it cut back hard as it is awful for allergies.
Forum: Hungary
Jul 13th 2020, 4:05 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,769
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Moving to Debrecen in 2023.

Oh on property. Basically be relaxed that everything you look at will have something wrong with it or there will be some kind of issue. No such thing as perfect houses here. Just an acceptable...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 13th 2020, 4:00 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 667
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Food allergies/intolerances

My daughter is coeliac and lactose intolerant. We have found ALDI is pretty good for gluten and lactose free products, plenty of choice and not bad on price. Plenty of options online for ordering...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 10th 2020, 4:07 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,769
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Moving to Debrecen in 2023.

I never want to go through the house search and purchase ever again!!
Forum: The Lab
May 19th 2020, 7:48 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Have you tried turning it off and back on again?

Dogbert's.............. Dogbert's.............

But I get to work from home and still get paid so it is not bad really.
Forum: The Lab
May 19th 2020, 6:05 am
Forum: Hungary
May 13th 2020, 8:10 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Moving company

We used a standard haulage company. About £1200 door to door in an artic lorry. We just needed to do the work. At that price it was worth emptying the house.
Forum: Hungary
May 13th 2020, 5:20 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 21,384
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Coronavirus

Yep we received two masks too! From the local Mayors office. All shopping must be compliant. "Fortunately" my wife recently had some major dentistry so we had a supply of masks in the house ready to...
Forum: Hungary
May 13th 2020, 5:17 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 655
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Money transfer to Hungary

I used Transferwise today. Going to the UK though. I cried at the exchange rate...................... Just a stubborn credit card that refuses to shift much, the only debt I have outside student debt...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 27th 2020, 12:20 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 21,384
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Coronavirus

I have only been using the Tesco and Aldi as they are pretty quiet and people going there seem generally observant of the rules. Also they have lots of obvious signage etc to avoid all possible...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 19th 2020, 8:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Computer repairs

Ow well in that case! I have a 2012 Macbook Pro non retina 15" that will not boot up at all. I have an awful feeling it is the logic board as it was in a bag that fell from the van seat when I had to...
Forum: Hungary
Apr 11th 2020, 6:17 am
Replies: 16
Views: 892
Posted By jetsam1

Re: Computer repairs

https://re-store.hu/mac-repair/ I have used this place in the past in Budapest. They were fine not too expensive. That was a couple of years ago though so I couldn't give you any recent opinions.
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