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by troyan
Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Blagoevgrad or Plovdiv - which is better for a dog owner?
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Re: Blagoevgrad or Plovdiv - which is better for a dog owner?

Would agree with Mat probably a city is better for a dog, possibly not a city centre but suburb next to a park.Also particularly in forested areas are ticks which are both dangerous to dogs and humans, so probably less likely in a city.
by troyan
Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Property Buying/Selling Advice
Topic: Forest land
Replies: 4
Views: 11500

Re: Forest land

there are plenty of places which are remote, the off grid thing is a novelty lifestyle and feel free to explore but it isnt necessary in Bulgaria to live a self sustaining lifestyle, I could if I wanted turn off my 240 v and live 12v with solar easily.........but theres no point. My heating is logs ...
by troyan
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How are you coping with the snow?
Replies: 3
Views: 2330

love the snow, but Im fortunate to be able to just enjoy it and not be out there trying to work in it, our municipal services are very good at clearing the roads and even down my little lane a small old Russian truck keeps the track clear. I often wonder where council tax goes in the UK, because our...
by troyan
Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:22 am
Forum: Politics non Bulgarian
Topic: Merkels gift to BG, Harmanli
Replies: 16
Views: 14656

Well.......Mrs Merkel strikes again, wonder if its anything to do with the election coming up in Germany She has announced that thousands of so called refugees or migrants are to be sent back to Greece to conform with EU asylum laws.....so will inflict even more misery on both the migrants and the G...
by troyan
Fri Jan 13, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Get your tin foil hats here
Replies: 133
Views: 37184

bigbul interesting analysis from my favourite commentator on current US affairs lionel


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM4Uky6wHrs


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQihARFJFU4
by troyan
Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Site Comments, Problems, Issues & Stats.
Topic: How much is a fair wage?
Replies: 12
Views: 13050

Painter having renovated and completed a shell stage new build, and various other older properties, I would add that it depends on the materials......and how far you want to go. reroofing a moderate sized roof ball park 3000 lev labour and access bathroom labour ball park 1000 lv. double glazed .......
by troyan
Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Site Comments, Problems, Issues & Stats.
Topic: How much is a fair wage?
Replies: 12
Views: 13050

to answer the original question, in my area I expect to pay non skilled work around 20-30 lv a day and trades 40-50 lev per day.......but mostly insist on a price per job....and always negotiate on a job by job basis. I will quite often end up paying over the odds but takes the pain out of the proce...
by troyan
Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Media Coverage
Topic: Bulgaria's dark side (You Tube)
Replies: 5
Views: 11685

BG had a very big transition and all in all thankfully has been a relatively peaceful one there was never going to be a magic wand Seems to be changing for the better,I have always believed Bulgarias best days are ahead and also think many people will come back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYzp77...
by troyan
Sat Jan 07, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let it Snow
Replies: 6
Views: 3263

MIK........ if I was you try to get it freed up and get your battery on charge , i left a car once and the cold does lots of other damage if icy snow is left on the car, same with all moving equipment Ive invested in a pulse charger which doesnt 'cook' the battery and has a cold weather setting and ...
by troyan
Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let it Snow
Replies: 6
Views: 3263

Let it Snow

Loads of Snow here Code Yellow for most of South and East BG, Code red for Smolyan Three days of snowfall forecast.........good for snowlovers like myself Ready for the powercuts,got a gas fire + two bottles, candles 12v lights headtorch and lots and lots of logs And for those who do not know 112 is...

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