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by croxleydog
Sat Jan 08, 2011 11:24 am
Forum: Learn the Language
Topic: software that speaks the words / sentences?
Replies: 18
Views: 5304

translators

hi, Just a suggestion, but i have been using an Ectaco non verbal dictionary with useful frazes etc, but did make the effort to learn the alphabet and what you see is what you say.They are showing some really sophisticated stuff on their website http://www.ectaco.com giving verbal translations. Not ...
by croxleydog
Mon Dec 13, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: when do we change tyres?
Replies: 121
Views: 29918

winter tyres

Hi, When we came here 5 years ago,I bought my wife a Ford Ka and kept my Vauxhall Movano for myself.I used the Ka with chains on the front to travel to the centre of the village and swapped over to my 3.5 ton van.We do live halfway up a 4 and a bit in 1 hill. The Ka with ordinary tyres on the back w...
by croxleydog
Thu Dec 09, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Computers/Internet Access/Mobiles/TV/Video
Topic: Backup Power setup
Replies: 21
Views: 7401

Battery backup

Hi Leela, Very simple realy as all computer shops will sell you a UPS suitable for laptop etc. You can modify these to accept a larger capacity battery as the inbuilt ones only last an hour at most.The other alternative is to buy from a shop specialising in central heating.With a larger capacity bat...
by croxleydog
Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Medical & Health Care
Topic: can you get bisoprolol here?
Replies: 6
Views: 2732

Hi,
Yes you can, but i think Beta Blockers will need a perscription.Have a chat with your local doctor and Bobs your Uncle. Generic drugs here are very effective so just check the constituents match up.
Regards,
Mike
by croxleydog
Mon Oct 04, 2010 8:19 am
Forum: Computers/Internet Access/Mobiles/TV/Video
Topic: Advice please, sky install-no signal strength.
Replies: 9
Views: 4483

Hi, bulsatcom instalations use the same RG6 cable as sky.As has already been suggested a continuety check should be carried out,idealy with an ohm meter ,but could be done with a test lamp and a small battery. Even with a small dish you should get something as there are so many sats at 28.2E.Set you...
by croxleydog
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: "Mind The Step" real Indian restaurant in S Beach
Replies: 187
Views: 74582

Hi Abu, Thank goodness im not the only one with problems with corriander.I still feel that fresh leaves sprinkled over the finished dish makes the difference.Frozen and then de-frosted just doesnt do it for me. I have been useing Piccadilly since they opened in VT and have only seen it once a few ye...
by croxleydog
Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:13 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: "Mind The Step" real Indian restaurant in S Beach
Replies: 187
Views: 74582

Curry

Hi Abu, Having lived in India, Singapore and Malaya and Hong Kong, Im really into good food, but I have a small problem. How do you get and keep fresh coriandor.Ive tried and it goes to seed, but to do a good Dhansak I must have fresh stuff.Once in a while Metro has it but its mega bucks and that is...
by croxleydog
Sun Sep 05, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Computers/Internet Access/Mobiles/TV/Video
Topic: Sky tv
Replies: 45
Views: 20469

sky tv

Hi, I get this occasionaly and have found that if I pull out the power cord and then plug back in holding down the button marked Back Up until all four lights on the front are lit up,might take a few seconds the screen will display updating software do not disconnect etc may take up to ten minutes.W...
by croxleydog
Mon Aug 30, 2010 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Draining an Electric Water Tank
Replies: 30
Views: 10581

Hi Bulldog, Yes you are right and im wrong, but in mitigation,Both of my plumbing suppliers call it something like kanalni vodi aparat, which to my poor Bulgarian knowledge comes out at water drainage device. So it comes back to how to drain the tanks.I still maintain,even though im not a plumber,ne...
by croxleydog
Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Draining an Electric Water Tank
Replies: 30
Views: 10581

Hi Nikki, Just heard word that our latest little darling has arrived safely at Sofia via Dublin and Frankfurt.Not too long before she is here. Anyway, the pressure relief valve metioned isnt that, it a drain valve. I would give it to you in Bulgarian,but i only have an english and germania keyboard ...

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