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by leedarkwood
Sun Dec 04, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: PRIVATE/PERSONAL ADS
Topic: Space in van returning to UK in DEC very reasonable price!
Replies: 1
Views: 1101

where in UK is the van going to?
by leedarkwood
Sat Dec 03, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Computers/Internet Access/Mobiles/TV/Video
Topic: Bulsatcom.
Replies: 392
Views: 144933

Can someone remind me, if you don't pay your bulsat, they just cut off the signal, yes? We stopped watching and therefore paying last year, and someone from them phoned yesterday but we couldn't follow what they were saying.
by leedarkwood
Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: Computers/Internet Access/Mobiles/TV/Video
Topic: Downloading Amazon Kindle books in BG
Replies: 92
Views: 50324

Really best NOT to buy from amazon.com, I had a real struggle with the tax to be paid on import, even though this had already been paid in the states. Get someone to buy it in the UK and send it as a present, I am sure someone here will be able to help out! Buying it within the EU means no import du...
by leedarkwood
Mon Nov 21, 2011 6:31 am
Forum: Charitable Work, News and Updates
Topic: Street dogs - complain at cruelty via email
Replies: 44
Views: 23942

If you are concerned by stray dogs, then join up with one of the many Bulgarian programs that are working on this program. There are lots of references to them on this site. They have the will to stop the problem, which will take education of the general population and time, but lack the funds. Pers...
by leedarkwood
Sun Nov 20, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Types of Flour ???
Replies: 10
Views: 7862

Thankyou, I stand, or rather I sit corrected!
by leedarkwood
Sun Nov 20, 2011 7:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Types of Flour ???
Replies: 10
Views: 7862

The number is the fineness of milling, higher is finer I think.
by leedarkwood
Sat Nov 19, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The "Right to Roam" in BG??
Replies: 22
Views: 9537

I would go talk directly to your local forestry officer, the gorski. Our village would die if people couldn't go up into the forest!
by leedarkwood
Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:22 am
Forum: Property Buying/Selling Advice
Topic: ADVICES needed for South West properties
Replies: 19
Views: 6261

I asked why there were no isolated houses in the South West when we moved here. The reply was '6000 years of being invaded'.

We bought 6 decare on one plot on the edge of a village but if I did it now I would buy a house in the village on one decare and then buy far cheaper land just outside.
by leedarkwood
Sat Nov 19, 2011 7:13 am
Forum: Getting to & travelling in Bulgaria
Topic: Buying a driving license
Replies: 2
Views: 1668

We throw out one volunteer who made no secret that the only reason she had come to Bulgaria was to buy a driving license. She couldn't pass a test in her own country and thought this was a reasonable option.

We didn't agree!
by leedarkwood
Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Village Life - including Gardening, Agriculture, Flora and Fauna Advice
Topic: Olive growing
Replies: 28
Views: 13774

That sounds like the Plodiv agricultural research centre, interesing place.

There are olive trees in our local market now, so might give them a whirl. Would guess they would need a sheltered corner.

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