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by scot47
Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Media Coverage
Topic: Ryanair flights Liverpool to Sofia & Dublin to Sofia
Replies: 8
Views: 14507

Ryanair are now flying twice a week from Glasgow to Sofia.
by scot47
Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: anyone expert of burgas zone cost and lakes?
Replies: 11
Views: 16665

Learn about preserving and bottling ! then, when you get 50kg to deal with you bottle them ! Bulgarians have been innovators - most of the vegetables produced are imports - some from the Americas and some from Asia. I do not know what the Thracians produced - but it was not the same as Modern Bulgar...
by scot47
Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: Only in Bulgaria
Replies: 7
Views: 12308

Flaghostel
You came back

Tell us about the aliens who abducted you.
by scot47
Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sbogom, Bulgaria
Replies: 30
Views: 11142

Doing a bit of travelling around Scotland while I am still free. once they hook me up to Dialysis 3 days a week I will be a bit restricted. I was in Dunblane yesterday having a look at the cathedral. No sign of Andy Murray. Maybe he heard I was coming.
by scot47
Fri Sep 09, 2016 5:40 pm
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: Deveti Septemvri oups got the date Wrong
Replies: 5
Views: 10247

It was a bit more than a coup d'état. Can be seen as revenge by the partisans and leftist groupings for the events of 1923 and 1934. The House of Saxe-Coburg-Cotha in the persons of Ferdinand and then Boris plunged Bulgaria into three disastrous wars between 1912 and 198 and then again in 1940. Deve...
by scot47
Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:09 pm
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: Deveti Septemvri oups got the date Wrong
Replies: 5
Views: 10247

9,9,1944 was the date when the Bulgarian Communist Party and their allies in the "Otechestven Front" together with the partisans took over the government.
by scot47
Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: Deveti Septemvri oups got the date Wrong
Replies: 5
Views: 10247

7 September is also a significant date. It was the date when the Southern Dobrudja was returned to Bulgaria in 1940. Some rather vigorous "ethnic cleansing" was practised with Bulgarians being deported to the South and Romanians to the North.
by scot47
Thu Sep 08, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: Only in Bulgaria
Replies: 7
Views: 12308

In my years in BG (1991-2008) I had very few bad moments with Bulgarians. I crossed swords with a few foreigners - mainly Anglos !
by scot47
Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Illiterate Britain
Replies: 34
Views: 10419

Something has gone very wrong. I think we are in the opening phases of WW3
by scot47
Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Error puts Chinese tourist in German migrant hostel
Replies: 4
Views: 2348

Read some of the books by Erving Goffman - especially "Asylums". One of his themes is that in "closed institutions" like lunatic asylums you cannot differentiate between patients and clinical staff.

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