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Forum: Hungary
Dec 1st 2020, 3:31 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Covid-19 Vaccination

Yes ... bully for me !! I have no problem with anyone choosing to have the vaccine, individual choice ... but not for me !
Forum: Hungary
Dec 1st 2020, 3:09 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Covid-19 Vaccination

I prefer to put my trust in my immune system ... it worked well enough the first time I had Covid so I guess it would work again !
Forum: Hungary
Nov 23rd 2020, 12:38 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 1,258
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Online grocery shopping Hungary

Maybe worth calling Telekom before you make the journey ... I tried to get a credit top up in Telekom Lenti and the employee refused and said they were not taking cash or card payments in store,...
Forum: Hungary
Nov 9th 2020, 3:13 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 21,485
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Coronavirus

No mention of bars yet but I am guessing they will be closed down again ....
Forum: Hungary
Oct 21st 2020, 9:02 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 14,873
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Lidl

Definitely give them a go ... Red Leicester is a particular favourite of mine !!
Forum: Hungary
Oct 14th 2020, 10:39 am
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: 90 day residence card in Hungary after Brexit

I also missed the delivery of my address card some years back as I was on a trip away so I went to immigration in Zalaegerszeg where they proved to be completely unhelpful and refused to call...
Forum: Hungary
Oct 2nd 2020, 7:17 am
Replies: 195
Views: 17,437
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Viewing properties

Estate agents here are less interested in your requirements and more interested in the amount of commission they will make ... you are just the cash cow and are third in line after the estate agent...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 26th 2020, 10:57 am
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Walking Trail Maps or Apps

Might be worth mentioning .... but take care where you are walking ... it's shooting season and it would be wise to look out for notices pinned to trees etc or check with the locals where and when...
Forum: Hungary
Sep 20th 2020, 10:51 am
Replies: 195
Views: 17,437
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Viewing properties

There is a tax to pay when buying a property which I seem to recall is 4% of the purchase price ....
Forum: Hungary
Sep 18th 2020, 9:03 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Hungarian Driving Licence Categories

As a side note ... I have also kept hold of my paper licence as well just as a back up to the photo's of both sides of the plastic licence ... you never know !!
Forum: Hungary
Sep 18th 2020, 8:08 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Hungarian Driving Licence Categories

Before I changed mine last year, I took the precaution of photographing my UK licence, just in case ! I also got five years on my Hungarian licence before I need to renew it and I'm no youngster !!
Forum: Hungary
Sep 1st 2020, 9:31 am
Replies: 195
Views: 17,437
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Viewing properties

As Peter said above but I would also add that going for a property that is bigger than you ( think ) you need is probably preferable to going for one that is too small and needs extensions ... !
Forum: Hungary
Aug 30th 2020, 4:41 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 21,485
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Coronavirus

Just been posted on Facebook by a well known and very respected legal person that it would seem that foreign holders of a residency card or registration card valid for longer than 90 days will be...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 28th 2020, 7:46 pm
Replies: 393
Views: 21,485
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Coronavirus

It would appear so ....
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Forum: Hungary
Aug 22nd 2020, 6:25 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Found in one of the outbuildings

Thanks Fen Tiger ... and apologies for hijacking your thread .... !!
Forum: Hungary
Aug 22nd 2020, 1:17 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Found in one of the outbuildings

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I also found this in the wood store and have since painted it and...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 22nd 2020, 10:08 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Found in one of the outbuildings

Probably worth having a look in the attic as well as the outbuildings ... you never know what you might find !
Forum: Hungary
Aug 22nd 2020, 9:34 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Found in one of the outbuildings

Thank you Peter .... I guessed at threshing machine as I have seen them in use many times in Java so it's good to know what it really is ! I have three of the wooden pitchforks, again, found in the...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 22nd 2020, 7:20 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,149
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Found in one of the outbuildings

There was quite a lot of stuff in the attic when I bought my house although someone from the village had helped himself to some of it previously, leaving behind lots of books from the 1970s amongst...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 16th 2020, 9:08 am
Replies: 23
Views: 840
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Petrol Propelled Lawnmower

I bought my petrol strimmer new in the UK for £250 and it works well although it takes the best part of the day to do my whole garden so a self propelled lawnmower would be quicker and easier. The...
Forum: Hungary
Aug 14th 2020, 7:01 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,749
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Birds

Thank You !!
Forum: Hungary
Aug 13th 2020, 6:06 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,749
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Birds

I have quite a few Swifts or Swallows around the garden but I'm not sure which of the two they are ! One pair always nest in my end room which is just for storage at present but this year a different...
Forum: Hungary
Jul 31st 2020, 7:08 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 538
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: WEEDS

To use your word ... seriously ?? Who dreamed that rule up and why ... !!!
Forum: Hungary
Jul 10th 2020, 7:53 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,772
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Moving to Debrecen in 2023.

Lol ... another one here ... born in that special year of 1959 ... on the last day of ... got the divorce t.shirt as well ... !! No plans to ever ever buy another house ... ever ... !!
Forum: Hungary
Jul 7th 2020, 9:21 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 1,772
Posted By hobgoblins

Re: Moving to Debrecen in 2023.

If that figure is correct and is rigidly enforced, then that would rule out anyone from the UK retiring in Hungary on just the state pension as that is in excess of the state pension and more than is...
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