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1 hour ago, Numbnuts said:

Agree totally. To be allowed to speak to family apart from being a nice gesture is also very clever by the Ukrainians as the word gets out about the lies and misinformation.  

They’ve done an excellent PR job it has to be said and a lot of it done by ordinary people without a budget log millions  

Unlike Putin’s effort of having the terminally ill children line up in the Z formation.  No laughs there. 

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8 minutes ago, Roxanne said:

They’ve done an excellent PR job it has to be said and a lot of it done by ordinary people without a budget log millions  

Unlike Putin’s effort of having the terminally ill children line up in the Z formation.  No laughs there. 

And the statement that a leader is not an icon, and that people should hang pictures of their family and children on the wall, not pictures of their leader.

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36 minutes ago, John Wright said:

Bees has her own place in Bulgaria to loan out. Meantime I’m working with friends out there to make an apartment available.

I’m talking to dad about it and will discuss with our lawyer when there next. It’s a great idea :) Selfless Bee wouldn’t even mind staying over to help, dreadful warm weather and all that :) 

 

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5 minutes ago, The Voice of Reason said:

Like everyone knows who “ bees “ is.

Well I do, and I didn't have her down as the sort to invest in property in cheap jurisdictions, in effect pricing the local working population out of the market. I'm surprised. 

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15 hours ago, ManxTaxPayer said:

As an aside, Bulgarian folk music is amazing. Almost beyond our decadent ear. 

True and you ever seen the wedding dances??  . Theres you tube videos with it . Brilliant . I've been a few times to watch the Bulgarian dance troupe over here and they are very good. Though because of Covid and one of the oganisers has had a baby which has restricted her in arranging stuff.

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2 hours ago, Gladys said:

Thanks.  As it was reported last night,  it did look like US were trying to avoid direct intervention, for obvious reasons. The 'placing at the disposal' looks like they didn't succeed! 

 

Newsnight have just covered this, it is indeed a stately gavotte, where NATO don't Dio stuff, but sanction it.  It seems the Polish release has taken the US by surprise. 

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8 hours ago, ManxTaxPayer said:

Well I do, and I didn't have her down as the sort to invest in property in cheap jurisdictions, in effect pricing the local working population out of the market. I'm surprised. 

It’s mostly my Dad’s place, in a small village where half the houses are empty because all the young ones moved to the city. No property investment, mum and dad loved it there so they bought a house as a project to fix up & go on holiday to, mum spent most of her time there when she retired, learned Bulgarian and enjoyed the relaxed way of life. Then she died and now dad and I have the house, does that sit better with you MTP? 
‘Sake, Manx Forums MO…make a good suggestion- get flamed for something that is totally irrelevant and absolutely none of the posters business. 

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8 hours ago, Gladys said:

Newsnight have just covered this, it is indeed a stately gavotte, where NATO don't Dio stuff, but sanction it.  It seems the Polish release has taken the US by surprise. 

The deal is off.  No country wants to be seen to be intervening militarily to avoid escalation, but Ukraine are desperate to control their airspace. All looking very grim. 

ETA perhaps the best solution would be to park up the MIGS close to the Ukrainian border and leave the keys in the ignition for the Ukrainian airforce to half inch them. 

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