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Has anybody any idea of where to get LARGE packing boxes for moving? I need about 20. Somebody suggested Ikea,but they are half size. Any ideas would be great. Thanks

Wed, 05/25/2011 - 13:08

Hello everybody.Well finally after a long time,we are about to move into our new villa in Candida,Avellino.

Thu, 07/23/2009 - 11:47

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Wed, 05/25/2011 - 15:49

Sorry,I should have been clearer. I am in ITALY and need to buy them out here.

Sun, 05/22/2011 - 10:42

Very interesting. Thanks for the info.

Sat, 09/18/2010 - 10:37

I dont know much about driving pets over,as I flew my cat. But I do know that in a private car, your dogs would be fine with a seat belt - not in a cage. I'm presuming as you didnt ask,that you have them all micro-chipped,rabies shot and passport ready? Hopefully somebody else will know more about the subject od driving them, for you. I know its a stressful thing to do. But the animals seem to take it in their stride better than humans.

Tue, 09/14/2010 - 12:05

Hi estherina I live near Avellino with my Italian fella. We are in Candida. Near you? We use Progress a lot and also Brico. Leroy Merlin near Naples is good too. Dont know of any on-line though.

Answer to: burglary
Wed, 03/24/2010 - 08:33

We are in a quiet street in a small village, with neighbours all in view. Last week 4 houses down our road were all burgaled in the early hours. We were all sleeping and they even came in our bedrooms and took stuff. Luckily nobody was hurt. All 4 houses had strong shutters and windows closed. In our house they unscrewed all the main door locks to enter. In the other 3 they used a hand drill to lever the shutters,drilled a hole in the window frame and undid the window from outside. We all lost jewellery and cash and stuff they didnt want was strewn in the garden. This is a quiet village with no crime at all for over 10 years. So really it doesnt seem to matter if you are secluded or in a street,if they decide to choose your house. People in the village are now getting alarms and bars. But to be honest,if an alarm went off at 3am woud you go to investigate it to help? I think the idea of having an alarm and bars and good locks is sensible,so that the would be burglars choose somebody else. But dont rely on neighbours running to help at 3am!! Just try to deter the burglars somehow.  

Tue, 07/28/2009 - 11:15

OK, so somebody please tell me what a Duro is?????

Mon, 07/27/2009 - 09:06

Hi estherina.I dont know Nusco,though I know its not far from Candida. Maybe when we are settled in we can meet up.Have you been there long? Are you permanent or just holidays?To everybody else - thanks for your wishes.Yes I was on the old forum. I've been really busy and only just got back,but will be enjoying this new forum from now on. Especially for help with my new gardens.Oh and my name is just my surname extended. Does it mean something bad or what?