Search:

Type: Posts; User: Chirimoya; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 200 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.22 seconds.

  1. Some more information about the award in...

    Some more information about the award in Lindsay's memory:
    To honour Lindsay, her publishers Summertime Publishing and Springtime Books have introduced the 2020 Lindsay de Feliz New Writer of Expat...
  2. The Lindsay de Feliz new writer of expat memoir award

    Lindsay's publisher Summertime Publishing has launched an award in her memory. A wonderful way to honour our dear friend who loved reading expat memoirs as well as writing two successful books in...
  3. Replies
    12
    Views
    369

    My last permanent residency renewal cost me just...

    My last permanent residency renewal cost me just over RD$20,000 without a lawyer, not including the cost of travelling and staying in the capital.
  4. I'll try to follow via FB Live.

    I'll try to follow via FB Live.
  5. Replies
    3
    Views
    379

    That's more or less what I have heard. The mall's...

    That's more or less what I have heard. The mall's days are numbered.
  6. Replies
    333
    Views
    100,685

    Felt it in Punta Cana too.

    Felt it in Punta Cana too.
  7. Replies
    17
    Views
    544

    No Uber in the Punta Cana area yet.

    No Uber in the Punta Cana area yet.
  8. Thread: BOOKS WANTED

    by Chirimoya
    Replies
    9
    Views
    1,319

    Have you been in touch with the Helen Kellogg...

    Have you been in touch with the Helen Kellogg Library? They may have books to spare. If you are ever in Punta Cana please let me know - I can donate some books including children's books and school...
  9. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    There is no trial by jury in the Dominican...

    There is no trial by jury in the Dominican Republic.

    https://drlawyer.com/criminal-law/
  10. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    I agree with everything in AE's post except for...

    I agree with everything in AE's post except for the firing squad bit. I want to know they are rotting in a squalid cell for many long, slow years, preferably the rest of their days. Far worse...
  11. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    This is the 'duende' - one of the hangers-on who...

    This is the 'duende' - one of the hangers-on who is mentioned in Lindsay's books, although she spelt his nickname as 'Saya'. She called them 'duendes' because they would sit in the patio like garden...
  12. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    He's known as Alberto.

    He's known as Alberto.
  13. Thread: Ladies only

    by Chirimoya
    Replies
    16
    Views
    1,345

    I bonded with Lindsay over our love of this...

    I bonded with Lindsay over our love of this country, of writing, and of food; our Brit sense of humour and some similarities in our life experiences and outlook.

    We were colleagues, too - working...
  14. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    The same reason most of us here have aliases. In...

    The same reason most of us here have aliases. In her case, she used her cat's name. She made no secret of her real-life identity.
  15. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    Re: the article posted earlier today, from...

    Re: the article posted earlier today, from Dominican newspaper Hoy. This sorry excuse for an article is riddled with errors. The two biggest mistakes are:

    The claims that she rarely interacted...
  16. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    The bar is low but the journalistic standards of...

    The bar is low but the journalistic standards of this article are appalling.
  17. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    Anyone with high-level contacts with DR police...

    Anyone with high-level contacts with DR police and legal authorities could speak to them and urge them to ensure that genuine justice is done. British citizens with contacts in the embassy can make...
  18. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    I am raging too. Our worst fears confirmed. Our...

    I am raging too. Our worst fears confirmed. Our lovely Lindsay.
  19. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    What are the implications in terms of their...

    What are the implications in terms of their responsibilities towards her as a British citizen?
  20. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    I spoke to them earlier and urged them to make...

    I spoke to them earlier and urged them to make sure the authorities are doing their job properly. In the current climate it could make all the difference.
  21. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    I'm summarising the post in Spanish to send to...

    I'm summarising the post in Spanish to send to relatives in Mao.
  22. Replies
    1,240
    Views
    180,563

    This is extremely shocking and worrying - if she...

    This is extremely shocking and worrying - if she said she was 25 mins away she must have been in or near Mao when she sent that message.
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    973

    One of my pet peeves is the lack of rain water...

    One of my pet peeves is the lack of rain water catchment systems, which in a country like this should be universal and mandatory for every dwelling.

    I plan to install a mini-system on the roof of...
  24. Replies
    5
    Views
    584

    They took the money but didn't know he was a...

    They took the money but didn't know he was a narco.

    In contrast, before government entities even consider using our services, our microbusiness has to send a ****load of paperwork to show we are...
  25. Replies
    273
    Views
    12,140

    I know of a private school where this happens,...

    I know of a private school where this happens, and not by chance. The owners of the school admit the children of their employees who pay reduced fees according to their salary level - the lowest...
Results 1 to 25 of 5000
Page 1 of 200 1 2 3 4