Monthly Archives: February 2011

I need 1,250 CZK tax refund to break even

Hello again my dear reader, I’m in the unfortunate position of having to do my tax return for 2010. On the one hand, my former employer has hired a company to do this and I don’t have to figure out … Continue reading

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Misunderstanding the concept of depreciation

Hello again my dear reader, I’m a little annoyed with people today. Specifically, I’m talking about people who don’t understand that things (i.e. material possessions) progressively lose their value with use and age. The classic example of this is buying … Continue reading

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North Rock and Cable Vision, so far, so good

Hello again my dear reader, after a little fiddling late last night (and numerous reboots of the router and modem…), I managed to get the internet connection to work. I’m very happy about that, it makes the house feel much … Continue reading

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An internet connection set up in 5 minutes, too easy?

Hello again my dear reader, I’ve just come back to work from seeing North Rock, one of the small number of companies that offer internet connectivity on the island. It took them literally 5 minutes to get me set up … Continue reading

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150% customs duty, is that possible?

Hello again my dear reader, this is another general-interest post, instead of one with personal experiences. From a personal stand-point, all is well and we have now purchased a scooter for Jitka also. She’s very excited about it, it’s a … Continue reading

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Commuting Bermuda-style

Hello again my dear reader, as you probably know by now, we have finally moved to Warwick parish, just off the south coast close to some of the nicest and most picturesque beaches. Photos and videos will probably follow at … Continue reading

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New York City Mayor Bloomberg in Bermuda over Xmas, so what?

Hello again my dear reader, I’ve been reading a number of posts recently about the fact that New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent the Christmas period in Bermuda, where he owns a fabulous luxury waterfront home, instead of spending … Continue reading

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