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Forum: Jet Blast
16th Jun 2022, 08:20
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

Surprising as it may seem, goods might not go to...

Surprising as it may seem, goods might not go to the destination that was declared despite the presence of border controls. As you say, nobody calls the customs office on delivery of their goods -...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2022, 20:45
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

If goods are crossing the border illegally there...

If goods are crossing the border illegally there is no particular reason that this has to be picked up at the border. It could perfectly well be dealt with at the final destination.
VAT inspectors...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2022, 07:02
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

Seems more like idiocy. As far as I am aware...

Seems more like idiocy. As far as I am aware there is nothing that requires border checks for what is currently only
a theoretical problem.
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Jun 2022, 08:39
Replies: 58
Views: 5,841
Posted By occasional

Electric windows advanced ?? They are a total PIA.

Electric windows advanced ?? They are a total PIA.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Mar 2022, 18:04
Replies: 14
Views: 1,657
Posted By occasional

I"ll try a totally uninformed guess. Saharan...

I"ll try a totally uninformed guess.
Saharan dust provides a nucleus on which droplets can form quickly so you get a relatively small number of large droplets rather than the large number of small...
15th Mar 2022, 10:42
Replies: 20
Views: 1,650
Posted By occasional

I too am hoping to visit South Africa. Reading...

I too am hoping to visit South Africa. Reading the regulations seems to indicate that each passenger must carry a smartphone in order to download their Covid app..
Is my understanding correct ?
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Mar 2022, 17:43
Replies: 3,695
Views: 1,376,069
Posted By occasional

It was about 25 years ago that Russian military...

It was about 25 years ago that Russian military aircraft were being welcomed in the UK. I wonder what caused things to change ?
20th Feb 2022, 11:11
Replies: 25
Views: 2,689
Posted By occasional

Flying from Bristol with my other half who does...

Flying from Bristol with my other half who does not speak English and had passed through security with two 10 kg cases, when I remembered that I had left my sweater in the hire car. Returned to the...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Feb 2022, 09:14
Replies: 23
Views: 4,202
Posted By occasional

The extraordinary thing is that even after the...

The extraordinary thing is that even after the scandal has been revealed nobody seems to be able to sort things out. To my mind, most of those involved, from the Prime minister downwards, should...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Jan 2022, 11:42
Replies: 220
Views: 26,521
Posted By occasional

Anyone know why the use of hazard warning lights...

Anyone know why the use of hazard warning lights while moving is restricted to motorways and dual carriageways ?
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jan 2022, 08:36
Replies: 18,773
Views: 2,441,363
Posted By occasional

To most people in Spain this description is...

To most people in Spain this description is probably unrecognisable. Apart from mask-wearing the restrictions are pretty trivial, although it probably depends on what you are trying to do.
Even...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Dec 2021, 08:04
Replies: 18,773
Views: 2,441,363
Posted By occasional

The odd thing is that these various conclusions...

The odd thing is that these various conclusions about the prevalence of infection seem to have been arrived at without any scientific or official input. All very peculiar given the amount of...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2021, 20:31
Replies: 90
Views: 5,834
Posted By occasional

OH = partner I thought all these abbreviations...

OH = partner
I thought all these abbreviations were invented in the USA.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Nov 2021, 17:37
Replies: 90
Views: 5,834
Posted By occasional

Wheel twitching while driving

My OH continually twitches the steering wheel while driving. Is there an explanation for this ? Can it be prevented ?
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2021, 14:40
Replies: 77
Views: 5,180
Posted By occasional

However it could well be sufficient to ensure...

However it could well be sufficient to ensure that the UK population ceases to grow - and at negligible cost.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2021, 07:54
Replies: 77
Views: 5,180
Posted By occasional

It is not very PC but perhaps we could make a...

It is not very PC but perhaps we could make a start by insisting that refugees must have no more than 2 children (or their present number) if they wish to retain their refugee status.
27th Sep 2021, 16:48
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By occasional

Is there any scientific authority for this...

Is there any scientific authority for this statement ?
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Sep 2021, 09:02
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

One of the significant advantages of Brexit is...

One of the significant advantages of Brexit is that it should permit us to avoid importing plants and plant diseases from the continent - although it is not apparent that the current British...
8th Sep 2021, 07:50
Replies: 28
Views: 4,371
Posted By occasional

Renewed at the end of July and took 3 - 4 weeks,...

Renewed at the end of July and took 3 - 4 weeks, but I am still waiting for the old passport. The most difficult aspect was taking a photograph which would be accepted by the computer - in my case it...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2021, 12:27
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

Dont get too carried away with assumptions - I...

Dont get too carried away with assumptions - I think it was simply that someone, somewhere had to offer the money to rebuild the abattoir, and that particular EU programme did not come with such a...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Aug 2021, 09:42
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

Our local abattoir certainly closed as a...

Our local abattoir certainly closed as a consequence of EU health regulations, adding considerably to the journey required to a slaughterhouse.
Quite who you blame for failing to ensure that the...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Aug 2021, 12:01
Replies: 14
Views: 1,633
Posted By occasional

Are you sure that you cannot be tested on arrival...

Are you sure that you cannot be tested on arrival ?
16th Aug 2021, 09:20
Replies: 132
Views: 17,071
Posted By occasional

Anyone any idea where this change in the rules...

Anyone any idea where this change in the rules came from ? https://www.traveloffpath.com/uk-to-impose-quarantine-on-travelers-who-mix-different-vaccines/

"According to the British government, in...
14th Jul 2021, 07:34
Replies: 132
Views: 17,071
Posted By occasional

Given that that the UK has been discussing the...

Given that that the UK has been discussing the recognition of EU certificates for at least two or three months, it would appear that discussion means little more than Boris-style woffling.
Forum: Jet Blast
13th Jul 2021, 17:20
Replies: 52
Views: 4,195
Posted By occasional

The last person I asked simply said that they had...

The last person I asked simply said that they had forgotten the mask.
12th Jul 2021, 16:53
Replies: 132
Views: 17,071
Posted By occasional

The whole business certainly complicates matters....

The whole business certainly complicates matters. I was about to book some flights next Monday and then realised that we could not get Covid tests to fit - the clinics only work Friday morning.
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2021, 17:28
Replies: 18,773
Views: 2,441,363
Posted By occasional

Quick question. Does anyone know what is required...

Quick question. Does anyone know what is required to read an EU QR code ? Is it simply a telephone app which can be downloaded or is something more complex required ?
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2021, 19:56
Replies: 18,773
Views: 2,441,363
Posted By occasional

One of the problems throughout this epidemic has...

One of the problems throughout this epidemic has been people who have opinions but little understanding. Any old bit of cloth will provide some protection, a proper mask a moderate level of...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jul 2021, 18:18
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

If my attempts to read my EU QR code are anything...

If my attempts to read my EU QR code are anything to go by, this looks like a project that is doomed to failure.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2021, 08:02
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By occasional

Perhaps, if you specified the bank it would ring...

Perhaps, if you specified the bank it would ring bells.
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2021, 07:55
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

It does appear that officialdom is intent on...

It does appear that officialdom is intent on ensuring that the tail wags the dog.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2021, 16:55
Replies: 82
Views: 5,046
Posted By occasional

The flashing amber lights are presumably the...

The flashing amber lights are presumably the solution to the problems caused by mixing two crossing types.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2021, 11:29
Replies: 46
Views: 2,693
Posted By occasional

This seems to be a function of the overall...

This seems to be a function of the overall design. We had a 15 foot diameter pool in the south of Spain and thought the costs were trivial.
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Jul 2021, 11:08
Replies: 13,311
Views: 1,949,610
Posted By occasional

It seems to be more a matter of straightforward...

It seems to be more a matter of straightforward incompetence by the UK rather than Brexit in particular. Had the British government kept up to speed it seems pretty clear that the UK could have...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2021, 06:21
Replies: 82
Views: 5,046
Posted By occasional

Mixing light controlled and zebra crossings is...

Mixing light controlled and zebra crossings is dangerous as motorists tend to become acclimatised to one or the other.
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