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Forum: Pets   09-02-2015, 14:30
Replies: 21
Views: 2,482
Posted By thieawin
We have used M&S for all our dogs for 15 years ....

We have used M&S for all our dogs for 15 years . Again its underwritten by MoreThan. With three dogs, 13, 11 and 18 months, I do wonder if we wouldn't be better self insuring. It isn't cheap.
Forum: UK Touring   01-12-2014, 12:52
Replies: 112
Views: 16,891
Posted By thieawin
If you are coming from oop north consider going...

If you are coming from oop north consider going M6 toll, M42, M40 and then anti clockwise around M25.

Depends on time of day of course and traffic conditions, and road works.
Forum: France Touring   28-11-2014, 15:52
Replies: 67
Views: 10,671
Posted By thieawin
sorry I've been absent and not posted for some...

sorry I've been absent and not posted for some long time. I received a bad fracture of my right ankle in early October whilst working in Bulgaria for 23 hours. ruptured the ligaments and broke bones....
Forum: France Touring   28-11-2014, 15:48
Replies: 67
Views: 10,671
Posted By thieawin
Lots of misinformation on here. 1. driving...

Lots of misinformation on here.

1. driving below a minimum acceptable speed can be an offence in the UK. can be summonsed as driving without consideration for other road users. No different to...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   09-07-2014, 16:23
Replies: 30
Views: 10,071
Posted By thieawin
My first car had no synchro on 1st. (1970 Fiat...

My first car had no synchro on 1st. (1970 Fiat 500 when I was a student) I learned to double declutch. My clutch failed and I drove for about a month without one always ensuring I parked facing...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   09-07-2014, 10:47
Replies: 30
Views: 10,071
Posted By thieawin
(unhelpfully) learn to double declutch

(unhelpfully) learn to double declutch
Forum: Pets   30-06-2014, 11:11
Replies: 11
Views: 2,492
Posted By thieawin
M&S. Had it 12 years now, excellent, good cover...

M&S. Had it 12 years now, excellent, good cover levels, great service. Vet has no issues with it
Forum: Germany Touring   30-06-2014, 08:17
Replies: 29
Views: 8,535
Posted By thieawin
taking, obliquely, about wurst, there is a new...

taking, obliquely, about wurst, there is a new hot dog chain in London called Herman the German, whose motto, I kid not, is "wurst is best"

Groan.
Forum: Germany Touring   28-06-2014, 11:10
Replies: 29
Views: 8,535
Posted By thieawin
In France They (mainly) speak French (very...

In France

They (mainly) speak French (very badly)
They use euros
They drive on the wrong side of the road
Priority at roundabouts and from side roads is different
Speed limits and distances...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   23-06-2014, 12:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,492
Posted By thieawin
I own a farmhouse and two apartments in Sitges ...

I own a farmhouse and two apartments in Sitges

We don't let the farm

We do let the apartments

1. Demand will dictate rental, but many resorts have huge numbers of ex pats and locals trying...
Forum: Motorhome Insurance   19-06-2014, 06:20
Replies: 24
Views: 4,442
Posted By thieawin
Isn't break down cover available separately to...

Isn't break down cover available separately to insurance? I know RAC won't cover a foreign registered car, but seeminglybADAC will.

The insurance is more difficult. I don't know the answer.
...
Forum: Motorhome Insurance   18-06-2014, 14:52
Replies: 24
Views: 4,442
Posted By thieawin
There was an EU regulation which will allow them...

There was an EU regulation which will allow them to check on line. It was struck down by the European Court because it had been made under the incorrect provision, it is being re made as we type....
Forum: Motorhome Insurance   18-06-2014, 13:48
Replies: 24
Views: 4,442
Posted By thieawin
The 6 month temporary importation regulation...

The 6 month temporary importation regulation isn't EU its UN/Worldwide under the Vienna Convention for International Circulation. It allows temporary importation of a foreign registered vehicle by a...
Forum: Motorhome Insurance   18-06-2014, 13:18
Replies: 24
Views: 4,442
Posted By thieawin
There are a whole raft of EU regulations that...

There are a whole raft of EU regulations that allow insurers in any EU country to insure vehicles registered elsewhere in the EU. The problems arise as to extra costs of dealing with a claim against ...
Forum: Satellite TV   17-06-2014, 14:29
Replies: 11
Views: 2,731
Posted By thieawin
Catalonia around Barcelona to the French Border...

Catalonia around Barcelona to the French Border and to just past Tarragona and inland to Montblanc and Lleida is a reception black spot requiring 2.4 meter dishes or larger. Further south, east and...
Forum: Pets   04-06-2014, 08:06
Replies: 28
Views: 6,363
Posted By thieawin
Our menagerie runs to 4 dogs ranging from 1year...

Our menagerie runs to 4 dogs ranging from 1year to 13. All love to travel. One of our old dogs, who died aged 17, travelled right up until her last year. When we had the motorhome they rode on the...
Forum: Bugs   30-05-2014, 12:03
Replies: 10
Views: 8,498
Posted By thieawin
I've started getting liked messages (but not...

I've started getting liked messages (but not thanked) and I didn't sign up for them!
Forum: Bugs   29-05-2014, 08:29
Replies: 28
Views: 11,952
Posted By thieawin
It will be something simple like the interplay...

It will be something simple like the interplay between US and UK keyboards. Letters are in same place but not symbols.

I'm getting the right sided offset on my ipad, but not on my PC
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   29-05-2014, 08:26
Replies: 46
Views: 10,718
Posted By thieawin
[quote:e471641d58=\"CraptonBogwash\"] I was...

[quote:e471641d58=\"CraptonBogwash\"]

I was chief H&S officer for Gateshead Council for 40 years before leaving to be a Pirate in the Caribbean Islands in 1972. I can tell you a thing or two...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   29-05-2014, 08:06
Replies: 46
Views: 10,718
Posted By thieawin
[quote:685122d247=\"CraptonBogwash\"] I was...

[quote:685122d247=\"CraptonBogwash\"]

I was chief H&S officer for Gateshead Council for 40 years before leaving to be a Pirate in the Caribbean Islands in 1972. I can tell you a thing or two...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   27-05-2014, 15:33
Replies: 22
Views: 12,973
Posted By thieawin
Assuming he has insurance cover for repatriation...

Assuming he has insurance cover for repatriation of himself and contents if vehicle is written off.

1. Find somewhere secure to store contents. There are secure "trastero" places
2. Empty the...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   21-05-2014, 23:25
Replies: 36
Views: 4,579
Posted By thieawin
At least iom and CI aren't part of the UK pippin...

At least iom and CI aren't part of the UK pippin ...

Blue touch paper lit and hasty retreat being beaten
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   21-05-2014, 17:05
Replies: 36
Views: 4,579
Posted By thieawin
Pippin, I think he is probably partially correct...

Pippin, I think he is probably partially correct and partially wrong, as maybe, are you. We don't have UK driving licences or vehicle registration. We have GB licences and registration, covering...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   21-05-2014, 14:16
Replies: 36
Views: 4,579
Posted By thieawin
And that Geoff shows how you are over thinking...

And that Geoff shows how you are over thinking and over complicating. Its nothing more than an info exchange. It has no significance other than that and to get to the next stage is, as you observe,...
Forum: Spain & Portugal Touring   21-05-2014, 11:57
Replies: 36
Views: 4,579
Posted By thieawin
I think you are over thinking and complicating....

I think you are over thinking and complicating. Its an access and notification system. Its running, and has been for sometime. through most of Europe,

So I have a licence from Country A and am...
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