1. IbrahimAbi

    Stay home

    What part of stay home and lockdown do these idiots not understand? What kind of message are they giving to the public? It leaves me speechless The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel across the country by royal train to thank communities, outstanding individuals and key workers for their...
  2. V

    Dask & home insurance renewal with HSBC

    My dask & home insurance is due for renewal next week. I have received 2 text messages which state that HSBC will contact me to renew. Does anyone know if they are actually getting around to contacting people in the UK during Covid or should I try to get in contact with my branch? I have...
  3. F

    Sending luggage home

    I realise that like most subjects, this one must have been covered extensively, but I'm not very clever when it comes to using websites (I blame old age) so apologies for raising the question again. We recently sold our abode here in Fethiye and now have 5 suitcases which we wish to send to the...
  4. bickern

    Home of new ideas from the BBC

    Taster is the home of new ideas from the BBC. It’s a new way to deliver all the freshest ideas and experiments, from across the BBC straight to you. Before we release new projects into the world we want you to try them. Some may float your boat, while others might sink. You let us know what you...
  5. B

    Home haircuts

    Having just had my hair clippered in our UK garden by the other half, (she's done it for the last 2 years both in Turkey and the UK), anyone have any hint, tips or disaster stories to tell?
  6. A

    2 FREE Tickets this Friday; Ideal Home Exhibition, London

    Would anyone like the 2 tickets I purchased for Friday, 22nd November, to the Ideal Home Exhibition at Olympia in London? I thought I would be in England at that time but things have changed and now I'm in the UK from 1st to 12th December instead, so cannot use these tickets. In exchange...
  7. yalimart

    Home Brew Cider

    A couple of recipes I have plagiarised of others in a group I am in. These deal with the fruit ciders, they are essentially Turbo Ciders which simply means you pour your apple juice (55p per litre at Aldi) into your fermenting bin along with the yeast and a little yeast nutrient if you have...
  8. gam101

    Furnishing a home

    Ola Folks! :22: I'm back with yet more questions. :brick: So wifey popped a question; how do people transport furniture from the seller to a home? Back in the Middle East, one can easily find truckers for hire. You can negotiate a price & then the driver follows you to the pick-up place...
  9. IbrahimAbi

    Spy in your home?

    I just wondered what fellow TLFlers think of having a spy in your home. How many members have one of these things? Google acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system, Google Assistant. The company admitted on...
  10. Jaycey

    Stricken polar bear turns up in Siberian city, hundreds of miles from home

    A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia...
  11. V

    Google home mini

    Hi all....anyone know if this works in Turkey? Normally use it with Spotify and tune in radio and wondered if purchased in the UK it will work over there Thanks!
  12. Webarella

    Payment for home insurance

    Hi! How long have you waited for payment if you have had a damage? I had a water damage but I still have not had any payment since almost 2 years even it did not happen in my apartment. All papers and contacts have been done, but I am still wondering. Anadolu Sigorta is the company. Now I will...
  13. Neil_Denizli

    I'm coming home I've done my time ...

    After 6 years in Denizli ... the city that never wakes ... the big patlıcan ... am moving back to Gűműşluk. What did I miss? Anything I should know? Tips advice recommendations and grumbles all equally welcom.
  14. A

    Home insurance

    Hello, I just wondered if any members had advice on holiday insurance? Ideally would like to deal with a UK company. Any advice on a reputable company or other general advice?
  15. G

    Wanted Corlu garden home to rent.

    Looking for a garden home rental in Corlu. Must be long term.
  16. H

    Hasan Ozdemir- Home Sweet Home

    Good Morning, Hope you are all well. Can anyone tell me if the above person and business are still trading in Side or perhaps it was Kemer. They were estate agents who worked with 2 English retired policemen. Any help would be appreciated.
  17. M

    Working remotely form home in Turkey

    Does anyone on here work in Turkey on their computer for a job based in UK? How does it work are there any pitfalls I should be aware of? Is it even possible?
  18. immac

    Smart Home Tech

    I am planning to start on the road of Smart Homing my apartment. I will start with lights and fans, but integrate my Sonos sound system into it later. I am looking for suppliers in Turkey for light fittings and switches etc. Has anyone done this? At the moment I am looking at Wink2 and Wink...
  19. immac

    Home Brew

    Poliico has an article about the rise of DIY booze in Turkey: "Erdoğan hits the bottle" Extract: "A 70cl bottle of rakı, which a table of four would typically order to accompany a meze-and-fish dinner, costs 100 Turkish lira (€21) if bought from a shop and at least 130 lira (€28) at a...
  20. S

    Charity.......begins at home?

    In Valencia last week at an Xmas fair some of the food stalls were doing a roaring trade-gorgeous paellas, bbq prawns etc One of those running the stalls came over to me to explain that these particular outlets were so popular because the food was excellent AND that all monies went to charity...
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