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by Old Grumpy
November 28, 2018, 1:52 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Colourful Udon
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Re: Colourful Udon

Last night after dark.
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by Old Grumpy
November 28, 2018, 7:43 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Colourful Udon
Replies: 4
Views: 519

Colourful Udon

Have you seen the new so called japanese pavement outside UD Town , No idea how it works, who has priority but it sure looks pretty .
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by Old Grumpy
November 21, 2018, 12:02 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Chickens.
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Re: Chickens.

Hers one roast style receipt https://eatthedead.com/2016/05/27/fowl-most-foul-roasted-black-silkie-chicken/ Thanks for that link ,not sure if I should take it seriously or not. Maybe would go well with another recipe on there for "mummy's Scorpion pie" which requires me to catch 50 large or 100 sma...
by Old Grumpy
November 20, 2018, 1:50 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Chickens.
Replies: 4
Views: 688

Chickens.

Last week in Central the Royal Project shop had a trade fair offering a lot of not normally seen items, among them were two varieties of chicken, Bresse and Black, neither of which I had tried before, so always being one for new culinary experiences I bought two of each . The first one , the Bresse....
by Old Grumpy
November 4, 2018, 4:06 pm
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Traffic Congestion. Sunday 4th Nov
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Re: Traffic Congestion. Sunday 4th Nov

To anyone going to pay respects at Wat Pha Pua Daeng .Local radio are announcing that all parking spots are completely full and traffic is nose to tail in both directions. Further parking has been provided in the fields a couple of miles away and a minibus shuttle is in operation .
by Old Grumpy
November 4, 2018, 6:01 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Traffic Congestion. Sunday 4th Nov
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Re: Traffic Congestion. Sunday 4th Nov

Just to add to that. a Royal princess is also in town and going to depart the military airport mid afternoon today with the usual gathering of escorts, so expect more congestion in this area.For Royal watchers it is the mother of the present K.ngs daughter .
by Old Grumpy
November 4, 2018, 5:52 am
Forum: Udon Thani News
Topic: Traffic Congestion. Sunday 4th Nov
Replies: 7
Views: 1195

Traffic Congestion. Sunday 4th Nov

Early warning of possible congestion in and around town today and possibly all week .The very revered monk of the newly being built temple just outside Nong Wau So, died late last night at the age of 98.Already there are over thousand army and police personnel being drafted into the area to organise...
by Old Grumpy
October 28, 2018, 11:42 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Income Letter
Replies: 292
Views: 22806

Re: Income Letter

Anyone thinking of getting the income letter from the British embassy in advance should be aware that the last date for receiving applications is Dec !2, not !st January2019.
by Old Grumpy
October 26, 2018, 8:20 pm
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: Apple Opens Its First Store in Thailand
Replies: 4
Views: 528

Re: Apple Opens Its First Store in Thailand

Hardly the first, I distinctly remember one in the old Chareonsri Grand Center back in 2005, here in Udon .
by Old Grumpy
October 26, 2018, 9:24 am
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: hes done it again ..dirty devil
Replies: 4
Views: 629

Re: hes done it again ..dirty devil

I find this quite amusing that a Pattaya bar girl who must have tossed a few hundred cocks in her" career" has the audacity not only to be offended but to still film the poor lad having a waink+. Maybe like the taxi drivers and their Uber counterparts she felt she would be losing business if this DI...
by Old Grumpy
October 24, 2018, 5:59 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: This Week's Shopping Deal
Replies: 1200
Views: 155916

Re: This Week's Shopping Deal

Not for baldies. At Ngee soon Na Dee branch, one each L'Oreal shampoo and conditioner , normally 450bht for 195 bht the two .[attachment=0]DSCN3251.JPG[/attachmen.r also available with anti dandruff as well.
by Old Grumpy
October 10, 2018, 8:20 pm
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: Three-Quarters Of Bangkok Residents Are In Debt, Says Survey
Replies: 36
Views: 1991

Re: Three-Quarters Of Bangkok Residents Are In Debt, Says Survey

parrot wrote:
October 10, 2018, 5:31 pm
I can't remember exactly where in Udon the Easy Money shop is located.....??somewhere near the fountain circle??. But my wife and I joke about it every time we pass.
https://www.easymoney.co.th/
Right opposite Makro, easy parking if your interested. :-" :lol:
by Old Grumpy
October 10, 2018, 8:13 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Restaurants
Topic: General Discussion of Smoking in Bars & Restaurants
Replies: 63
Views: 5204

Re: Bars and restaurants that allow smoking

Smoking in bars is okay by me cause I never go to one, but smoking in a restaurant, definite no no .I wonder why people would want to eat in a bar ?
by Old Grumpy
October 10, 2018, 7:04 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Income Letter
Replies: 292
Views: 22806

Re: Income Letter

As the British Embassy (BE) has over the years made huge amounts of money from providing these letters,I am hopeful,that they will find a way to appease the Thai authorities and still produce these letters. The loss of this income will hurt the BE. Luckily enough my UK state pension just kicked in ...
by Old Grumpy
October 10, 2018, 6:56 am
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: Prawit Orders Crackdown On "Illegal" Foreigners
Replies: 3
Views: 534

Re: Prawit Orders Crackdown On "Illegal" Foreigners

Good, about time, but why wait a month before starting?
by Old Grumpy
October 10, 2018, 6:48 am
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: New Immigration Head Clamps Down On Visa "Tips"
Replies: 4
Views: 658

Re: New Immigration Head Clamps Down On Visa "Tips"

TIPS? they are not a problem, up to the individual giving them, if they think they have received good service it's nice to say thank you, although I have never given more than a packet of biscuits. Its the ILLEGAL charges they make I object to, like the attempt to extort 500bht off me to transfer my...
by Old Grumpy
October 8, 2018, 8:11 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Income Letter
Replies: 292
Views: 22806

Re: Income Letter

] [/quote]you really think thats going to work??????immo going to accept same paperwork as embassy can't now accept? [/quote] As I read it the embassy are unable to provide the info immigration are now requesting, not the embassy won't accept what we provide, so the question must be what does IMMI n...
by Old Grumpy
October 8, 2018, 3:20 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Frozen Pensions for UK Pensioners
Replies: 81
Views: 6298

Re: Frozen Pensions for UK Pensioners

On a more general note, not spefically pensions, this link may be of interest to anyone thinking of going back to the UK.http://heathrowtravelcare.co.uk/what-we ... om-abroad/
by Old Grumpy
October 8, 2018, 2:49 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Income Letter
Replies: 292
Views: 22806

Re: Income Letter

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/british-embassy-bangkok-to-stop-certification-of-income-letters?utm_source=665424a0-f53b-4a18-ad69-d8d1a7fdda1f&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate well immigration will just have to accept the same proof of pension from the pro...
by Old Grumpy
October 8, 2018, 2:18 pm
Forum: World News
Topic: US vs Them
Replies: 22
Views: 1637

Re: US vs Them

IF A horrific accident killed 20 today in Thailand, imagine the bashing that would go on about safety and reckless driving! https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/07/nyregion/wedding-limo-crash-schoharie-ny.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage two things surprise me about this incident, ...

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