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Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Bennett Family
 

In message <C52653D5.80A5%ernb@...>, Ernest <ernb@...> writes
Further to my previous post, I forgot to add that the Bristol Royal
Infirmary dish them out for long term treatment of pain.
--
ErnB
Bristol
We've been selling TENS machines since the mid 1970s - they work well for some people, or some conditions. A 70% success rate is claimed by manufacturers however the evidence base is "open to interpretation".

See http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/band37/b37-3.html

Having said that, if I was in chronic pain it would be something I tried sooner rather than later and, other than a slight tingling sensation, provided you're not allergic to the pads or the gel or have a pacemaker, then the risks are small.

Much smaller than the risks of side effects from most medication!

Martin
--
Martin Bennett, Managing Director
Associated Chemists (Wicker) Ltd www.wicker.co.uk
55-67 Wicker, Sheffield S3 8HT. Tel (0114) 272 7676 Fax (0114) 272 6431 Also
Trading as Wicker Pharmacy, Wicker Mobility Shop and H+H System Associated
Chemists (Wicker) Ltd is a limited company registered in England and Wales.
Reg.No.: 496833. Registered Office: 55-67 Wicker, Sheffield. S3 8HT

Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Vaughan Pitman
 


I have had excellent results from my Lloyd's Pharmacy machine, but I
must
report that the one I recently bought from Lidl seemed OK but has since
assumed on operational status of non-functional. It's broke. I
cannot find
the receipt so I am waiting for my bank statement as proof of purchase.
--
ErnB
Bristol
Thanks to all for the opinions on the Lloyds Tens machines. Just
popped out and bought the Dual Channel one for 19.99 - half price
offer. New pads for 3.99. Set of 4 AAA Duracell batteries for 1.99. It
had better work on the wife otherwise I'm taking her and the machine
back for a refund!
Vaughan

Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Fredthegaffer <fredthegaffer@...>
 

Does it have any kind of tracking device fitted? I'm hoping for a ray of light here.
My insurance is the same and I'm busy finding out more, as I have £5000 worth of photo equipment in here, and the satellite of course.
I'll be hopefully getting seperate insurance for them later.
As you said if my dog went, that would be the biggest blow.
They do say there's an 'injectable' gps for animals, don't know how true this is but it makes me want to check it out now before I move anywhere.
I hope things get better for you Mike.
Regards
Fred

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Hambleton" <mikehambleton@...>
To: <motorhome-list@...>
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 3:31 PM
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Tens machines


Hi Fred,

Well third degree from insurance company, no change of clothes, have had ok to buy from travel insurance, they say we can spend up to GBP 2000 for these, and only up to GBP 500 for things like cameras/laptops etc. er 3 laptops ( GBP 1600) 2 cameras ( GBP 700) so what about all the other items? Also the Dog and the Cat have gone too! more concerned with these than the van, we stayed a night in a hotel (€80 per night) now we can stay a bit longer up to GBP 500 for this, glad I took out the travel insurance for us. We hired a car for three days, but can get it for longer, Consulate General wants €75 for temp passport valid for 1 week, or €165 for a replacement plus €40 for courier delivery. Great holiday eh!

We were about 700 metres away from the van in the tourist office, didn´t hear anything, came back about 35/45 mins later and it was gone.

Just had the Trakvision R4 and decoder fitted, fridge service from searg, great job by the way, fully stocked with food for the duration.


Mike Hambleton,

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Re: [MH-list] Re: Maplin mini laptop

Rob Clarke
 

Interesting article in this months Personal Computer World Magazine about
this 'Neo PC' from Maplins, and the problems users are having with it.
The article says there have been problems with the wifi connection, and that
there is a storage limit of 4gb per attached storage device. There are also
complaints about the chip being underpowered, the linux operating system
being locked down (though this does have some advantages IMHO), and a word
processor font that cannot be changed. Also, some of the error messages are
badly translated from Chinese.

It is a case of, "you get what you pay for". If you're only after a simple,
portable second machine then it's probably worth it. If you want to do more
challenging things than simple note taking & surfing then you may be better
off with something more powerful.
More info, and Maplins responses, here
http://labs.pcw.co.uk/2008/09/maplin-replies.html

Pocket surfer would probably have similar criticisms levied at it, as I'd
expect the operating system to be similarly locked down & the CPU
underpowered.
If you can stretch to about £250, the Acer Netbook looks pretty good to me
(the specs are certainly better), and there are Linux & Windows XP variants
available.

All the best

Rob


From: motorhome-list@...
[mailto:motorhome-list@...] On Behalf Of Tim Atkinson
Sent: 23 October 2008 13:38
To: motorhome-list@...
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Re: Maplin mini laptop

I looked at this a while back and discounted it - the screen is too
small and the onboard storage is also extremely small, the onboard ram
is pitiful - you are pretty much stuck with the lightweight Linux it
comes with, this is well below spec for Windows XP and probably even
Windows 2000.

I opted for the eee901 - which I'm typing on now - works wonderfully -
has 4 and 16 gigs of storage in 2 chunks, wifi, bluetooth and ethernet
the 8.9 inch screen makes all the difference - and with an external DVD
drive you can happily watch DVDs on it.

OK the eee is around £300 and thinking cynically there's probably a
reason Maplins have just dropped the price on their offering in the run
up to Christmas.....

Cheers

--Tim

Tim Sinclair wrote:

--- In motorhome-list@...
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<mailto:motorhome-list%40yahoogroups.co.uk>, Andy Clarke <andy@...> wrote:

On 23/10/2008 09:29, geoff_dwsn wrote:
The latest offers from Maplin includes a mini laptop for £139....any
comments from list technicbods would be appriciated as to its
usefulness in a motorhome for email and general web
browsing ...TIA.......Geoff
It should be fine for email and browsing, the OS is Linux which
seems to
be embedded, along with the applications.

Certainly the price is attractive.

Andy Clarke
For surfing and email on the move, I would go for the Pocket Surfer
http://tinyurl.com/26mkjl <http://tinyurl.com/26mkjl>
Yes, £50 more but that includes a year's connection to the mobile
phone network and no contract. To increase the 20 hours-a-month limit
to unlimited browsing, I think it's about £7 a month.

Mind you, ~only~ in this country. Roaming costs in Europe apparently
extortionate.

Tim

Re: [MH-list] Re thenew website fore expats worldwide englishexpatsgoodies.info

Fredthegaffer <fredthegaffer@...>
 

Sorry if my words upset you Louisa, and by your response they clearly did. However, your 'collaboratees' want sales and you want click thru pennies so of course they're happy.
Maybe some would like it but if you ask for opinions, you have to take the bad ones that you don't like on the chin.
I actually could have said a whole lot more but I don't feel it's an ex-pat service at all, it's just a trial at getting click thru pennies all fomr one handy page.
As I said, good luck with it.
Regards
Fred

----- Original Message -----
From: <louisalivingstone@...>
To: <motorhome-list@...>
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 3:40 PM
Subject: [MH-list] Re thenew website fore expats worldwide englishexpatsgoodies.info


Hi Fred and Phil

Clearly the website isnt to your taste, but then you cant please everyone
and I wouldnt expect to.
No it isnt a 'conventional' website - god forbid. If youre not clear who
it is aimed at then perhaps you cant read? It is true it isnt aimed at UK
motorhomers and quite clearly at the international expat and traveller - but
I didnt expect quite such a reaction which actually says more about you
than about the website, as the website www.englishexpatgoodies.info has
been given the go-ahead and personally approved by many major companies who
have inspected it, with whom I am collaborating on this project.

So I dont really mind what a couple of people think, and I know a lot of
people have enjoyed downloading their free magazine! :0) There are all kinds
of free magazines on motoring, computing, you name it.. If you didnt bother
with all that and have just given it a superficial dismissal then youve
certainly missed out!
Kind regards
Louisa

Sorry, I'd have to echo Fred's comments.

The design is awful - 1990s Frontpage is what it reminds me of; the
navigation seems to be in no particular order; I don't understand who the
site is aimed at (I don't have time to watch videos on the PC even at our
place in France, let alone in the camper); it doesn't look to contain any
useful information; and someone really needs to get a grip of what
exclamation marks should be used for - they're not an alternative to a full
stop.

And finally, whilst I could only summon up the energy to follow a few links,
some of the offerings are dubious, to say the least. As an example,
unlocking mobiles via a text message (giving a code sequence) often doesn't
work for newer 'phones. And have you checked the legality of streaming live
TV broadcasts (BBC for instance?). That's not something I'd choose to link
to.

Apologies if this comes across as horribly negative, but I'm stuck for any
positive comments.

Phil

-----Original Message-----
From: motorhome-list@...
[mailto:motorhome-list@...] On Behalf Of Fredthegaffer
Sent: 22 October 2008 07:52
To: motorhome-list@...
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Need a cheap Mains charger Unit

Jesus!!
Feedback Louisa? It tries to be everything and is nothing more than a site
full of ads.
Sorry I didn't make it very far through as the different colours on black
did my eyes in.
Sorry again, but by the time I've read the hotchpotch of links under
navigation, then read the sales speak text, I could have googled what I
wanted and had it delivered.
Wish you luck in making some pocket money out of it tho hun.
Regards
Fred

----- Original Message -----
From: <louisalivingstone@...>
To: <motorhome-list@...>
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Need a cheap Mains charger Unit


I hope you dont mind me telling people about this Andy, hopefully is IS
helpful!
www.englishexpatgoodies.info

Louisa

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Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Ernest <ernb@...>
 

On 23/10/08 15:47, "louisalivingstone@..."
<louisalivingstone@...> wrote:

There must be research on them somewhere you can go on? Have you
googled them for proper research?
Further to my previous post, I forgot to add that the Bristol Royal
Infirmary dish them out for long term treatment of pain.
--
ErnB
Bristol

Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Ernest <ernb@...>
 

On 23/10/08 15:47, "louisalivingstone@..."
<louisalivingstone@...> wrote:

There must be research on them somewhere you can go on? Have you
googled them for proper research?
Yes, but you have to google for " Transcutaneous electrical nerve
stimulation" to get any relevant pages.

The consensus seems to be that it is effective in most applications,
including help with elderly patients with dementia and Alzheimer's, and
would you believe it, tinnitus.

I have had excellent results from my Lloyd's Pharmacy machine, but I must
report that the one I recently bought from Lidl seemed OK but has since
assumed on operational status of non-functional. It's broke. I cannot find
the receipt so I am waiting for my bank statement as proof of purchase.
--
ErnB
Bristol

Stolen van with cat and dog

Louisa Livingstone
 

Can you give a description of the van and the dog and cat just in case.. I can repost to some Spanish expat groups..

You need to also check and tell the animal rescues and tell them what they look like etc, they might end up there.. there are several.. I´m on solar with problems right now so can´t stay on the pc long but names of animal rescues will be on the net.. BUT BEFORE I GO Don´t let it get lost in Cereco animal rescue in Elche, Crevillente.. they have deals with lots of Ayunatmientos to get dogs and cats off the streets, they are paid to get the strays and all animals off the streets and make a profit for each dog and cat so are keen to get them, from up and down the country.. so check there, as there is a limit on how long they keep them.. not too humanely.. If you aren´t too far from there, check it out.. and there are more places that you will find on the net, run by English..

I feel for you.

I had my van stolen in Kent, with everything in it ready to go, full tank of petrol, food treats, the lot.. about 20 yards from my house, I thought I was hallucinating when it wasn´t there.. so I do have some idea.. but re the cat and dog that is far worse really ..

Louisa
Hi Fred,

Well third degree from insurance company, no change of clothes, have had ok to buy from travel insurance, they say we can spend up to GBP 2000 for these, and only up to GBP 500 for things like cameras/laptops etc. er 3 laptops ( GBP 1600) 2 cameras ( GBP 700) so what about all the other items? Also the Dog and the Cat have gone too! more concerned with these than the van, we stayed a night in a hotel (€80 per night) now we can stay a bit longer up to GBP 500 for this, glad I took out the travel insurance for us. We hired a car for three days, but can get it for longer, Consulate General wants €75 for temp passport valid for 1 week, or €165 for a replacement plus €40 for courier delivery. Great holiday eh!

We were about 700 metres away from the van in the tourist office, didn´t hear anything, came back about 35/45 mins later and it was gone.

Just had the Trakvision R4 and decoder fitted, fridge service from searg, great job by the way, fully stocked with food for the duration.


Mike Hambleton,

Colomane.




















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Stolen van with dog and cat

Louisa Livingstone
 

How horrendous Mike.. is the police doing anything?
How awful regarding the dog and cat as well.. I can´t imagine how you must be feeling.. What are you doing for accommodation?
Louisa

Weather crap, rain 12 degrees C. still never mind, no van now, stolen on the 21st with all our gear, everything, including dog and cat in residence. They were very quick, only 700 metres away in tourist office.

Mike H.

Colomane

--- On Thu, 23/10/08, Vaughan Pitman <vaughan669@...> wrote:

From: Vaughan Pitman <vaughan669@...>
Subject: [MH-list] Tens machines
To: motorhome-list@...
Date: Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 2:07 PM






Anyone had any experience of these? Lloyds offer single channel, dual
channel and heated. What advantages do each have? This is a test to
see how many of you are awake on a windy autumnal day. By the way,
paid 114.9 in Auchan Calais on monday for diesel.
Vaughan


















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Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Louisa Livingstone
 

Ive had experience of one.. I still have it..from a few years ago.. but no longer use it though it rests in a cupboard.. Its difficult to say if it works or not because you never know what you would have felt like had you not used it.. but then if you are desperately in pain, one will try anything. There must be research on them somewhere you can go on? Have you googled them for proper research?
Kind regards
Louisa

Anyone had any experience of these? Lloyds offer single channel, dual
channel and heated. What advantages do each have? This is a test to
see how many of you are awake on a windy autumnal day. By the way,
paid 114.9 in Auchan Calais on monday for diesel.
Vaughan


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Re thenew website fore expats worldwide englishexpatsgoodies.info

Louisa Livingstone
 

Hi Fred and Phil

Clearly the website isnt to your taste, but then you cant please everyone and I wouldnt expect to.
No it isnt a 'conventional' website - god forbid. If youre not clear who it is aimed at then perhaps you cant read? It is true it isnt aimed at UK motorhomers and quite clearly at the international expat and traveller - but I didnt expect quite such a reaction which actually says more about you than about the website, as the website www.englishexpatgoodies.info has been given the go-ahead and personally approved by many major companies who have inspected it, with whom I am collaborating on this project.

So I dont really mind what a couple of people think, and I know a lot of people have enjoyed downloading their free magazine! :0) There are all kinds of free magazines on motoring, computing, you name it.. If you didnt bother with all that and have just given it a superficial dismissal then youve certainly missed out!
Kind regards
Louisa

Sorry, I'd have to echo Fred's comments.

The design is awful - 1990s Frontpage is what it reminds me of; the
navigation seems to be in no particular order; I don't understand who the
site is aimed at (I don't have time to watch videos on the PC even at our
place in France, let alone in the camper); it doesn't look to contain any
useful information; and someone really needs to get a grip of what
exclamation marks should be used for - they're not an alternative to a full
stop.

And finally, whilst I could only summon up the energy to follow a few links,
some of the offerings are dubious, to say the least. As an example,
unlocking mobiles via a text message (giving a code sequence) often doesn't
work for newer 'phones. And have you checked the legality of streaming live
TV broadcasts (BBC for instance?). That's not something I'd choose to link
to.

Apologies if this comes across as horribly negative, but I'm stuck for any
positive comments.

Phil

-----Original Message-----
From: motorhome-list@...
[mailto:motorhome-list@...] On Behalf Of Fredthegaffer
Sent: 22 October 2008 07:52
To: motorhome-list@...
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Need a cheap Mains charger Unit

Jesus!!
Feedback Louisa? It tries to be everything and is nothing more than a site
full of ads.
Sorry I didn't make it very far through as the different colours on black
did my eyes in.
Sorry again, but by the time I've read the hotchpotch of links under
navigation, then read the sales speak text, I could have googled what I
wanted and had it delivered.
Wish you luck in making some pocket money out of it tho hun.
Regards
Fred

----- Original Message -----
From: <louisalivingstone@...>
To: <motorhome-list@...>
Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Need a cheap Mains charger Unit


I hope you dont mind me telling people about this Andy, hopefully is IS
helpful!
www.englishexpatgoodies.info

Louisa

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Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Michael Hambleton
 

Hi Fred,
 
Well third degree from insurance company, no change of clothes, have had ok to buy from travel insurance, they say we can spend up to GBP 2000 for these, and only up to GBP 500 for things like cameras/laptops etc. er 3 laptops ( GBP 1600) 2 cameras ( GBP 700) so what about all the other items? Also the Dog and the Cat have gone too! more concerned with these than the van, we stayed a night in a hotel (€80 per night) now we can stay a bit longer up to GBP 500 for this, glad I took out the travel insurance for us. We hired a car for three days, but can get it for longer, Consulate General wants €75 for temp passport valid for 1 week, or €165 for a replacement plus €40 for courier delivery. Great holiday eh!
 
We were about 700 metres away from the van in the tourist office, didn´t hear anything, came back about 35/45 mins later and it was gone.
 
Just had the Trakvision R4 and decoder fitted, fridge service from searg, great job by the way, fully stocked with food for the duration.
 
 
 Mike Hambleton,     
 
Colomane. 
  
















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Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

B WEBB <woodlake21rry@...>
 

Surprisingly good for £9.99 when I bought my single machine. I have no
discs in my lumbar region, replaced by arthritis and serious reaction
to morphine based painkillers. you need replacement pads fairly
frequently but they're much cheaper on the net.

Another device that is proving useful is PainGone, looks like a fat
felt tip pen, bit more expensive but easier to carry in your pocket

Cheers

Barry Webb

On 23 Oct 2008, at 14:07, Vaughan Pitman wrote:

Anyone had any experience of these? Lloyds offer single channel, dual
channel and heated. What advantages do each have? This is a test to
see how many of you are awake on a windy autumnal day. By the way,
paid 114.9 in Auchan Calais on monday for diesel.
Vaughan


Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Fredthegaffer <fredthegaffer@...>
 

Jesus that's a nightmare.
Mike have you had any word? How are you coping?
Fred

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Hambleton" <mikehambleton@...>
To: <motorhome-list@...>
Sent: Thursday, October 23, 2008 2:12 PM
Subject: Re: [MH-list] Tens machines


In Cambrils, Spain it´s €1.05.9 per litre.

Weather crap, rain 12 degrees C. still never mind, no van now, stolen on the 21st with all our gear, everything, including dog and cat in residence. They were very quick, only 700 metres away in tourist office.

Mike H.

Colomane

--- On Thu, 23/10/08, Vaughan Pitman <vaughan669@...> wrote:

From: Vaughan Pitman <vaughan669@...>
Subject: [MH-list] Tens machines
To: motorhome-list@...
Date: Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 2:07 PM






Anyone had any experience of these? Lloyds offer single channel, dual
channel and heated. What advantages do each have? This is a test to
see how many of you are awake on a windy autumnal day. By the way,
paid 114.9 in Auchan Calais on monday for diesel.
Vaughan


















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Re: [MH-list] Tens machines

Michael Hambleton
 

In Cambrils, Spain it´s €1.05.9 per litre.
 
Weather crap, rain 12 degrees C. still never mind, no van now, stolen on the 21st with all our gear, everything, including dog and cat in residence. They were very quick, only 700 metres away in tourist office.
 
Mike H.
 
Colomane

--- On Thu, 23/10/08, Vaughan Pitman <vaughan669@...> wrote:

From: Vaughan Pitman <vaughan669@...>
Subject: [MH-list] Tens machines
To: motorhome-list@...
Date: Thursday, 23 October, 2008, 2:07 PM






Anyone had any experience of these? Lloyds offer single channel, dual
channel and heated. What advantages do each have? This is a test to
see how many of you are awake on a windy autumnal day. By the way,
paid 114.9 in Auchan Calais on monday for diesel.
Vaughan

Tens machines

Vaughan Pitman
 

Anyone had any experience of these? Lloyds offer single channel, dual
channel and heated. What advantages do each have? This is a test to
see how many of you are awake on a windy autumnal day. By the way,
paid 114.9 in Auchan Calais on monday for diesel.
Vaughan

Re: [MH-list] Re: Maplin mini laptop

Tim Atkinson
 

I looked at this a while back and discounted it - the screen is too small and the onboard storage is also extremely small, the onboard ram is pitiful - you are pretty much stuck with the lightweight Linux it comes with, this is well below spec for Windows XP and probably even Windows 2000.

I opted for the eee901 - which I'm typing on now - works wonderfully - has 4 and 16 gigs of storage in 2 chunks, wifi, bluetooth and ethernet the 8.9 inch screen makes all the difference - and with an external DVD drive you can happily watch DVDs on it.

OK the eee is around 300 and thinking cynically there's probably a reason Maplins have just dropped the price on their offering in the run up to Christmas.....

Cheers

--Tim



Tim Sinclair wrote:


--- In motorhome-list@... <mailto:motorhome-list%40yahoogroups.co.uk>, Andy Clarke <andy@...> wrote:

On 23/10/2008 09:29, geoff_dwsn wrote:
The latest offers from Maplin includes a mini laptop for 139....any
comments from list technicbods would be appriciated as to its
usefulness in a motorhome for email and general web
browsing ...TIA.......Geoff
It should be fine for email and browsing, the OS is Linux which
seems to
be embedded, along with the applications.

Certainly the price is attractive.

Andy Clarke
For surfing and email on the move, I would go for the Pocket Surfer
http://tinyurl.com/26mkjl <http://tinyurl.com/26mkjl>
Yes, 50 more but that includes a year's connection to the mobile
phone network and no contract. To increase the 20 hours-a-month limit
to unlimited browsing, I think it's about 7 a month.

Mind you, ~only~ in this country. Roaming costs in Europe apparently
extortionate.

Tim

Re: [MH-list] Transfer your domain name

Tim Atkinson
 

I like simplynames.com amongst other things they have a uk based phone number (somehwere in Malvern I think) if things go wrong (which is rare)

10 is the going rate to transfer domains from provider to provider but in the case of simply when you register it wit them, they reset the time until you next have to pay for the domain.

I've got somewhere about 30 domains (work and personal) with these guys and have had nothing but good service and reasonable prices

Cheers

--Tim

edmundbrooke wrote:


I have three domains, all .com.
Yahoo is now charging 35 per annum!
www.123-reg.co.uk is charging 10 to transfer each.
Is this the cheapest/best/other?
Regards Bodger

Re: Maplin mini laptop

timsinc Sinclair
 

--- In motorhome-list@..., Andy Clarke <andy@...> wrote:

On 23/10/2008 09:29, geoff_dwsn wrote:
The latest offers from Maplin includes a mini laptop for £139....any
comments from list technicbods would be appriciated as to its
usefulness in a motorhome for email and general web
browsing ...TIA.......Geoff
It should be fine for email and browsing, the OS is Linux which
seems to
be embedded, along with the applications.

Certainly the price is attractive.

Andy Clarke

For surfing and email on the move, I would go for the Pocket Surfer
http://tinyurl.com/26mkjl
Yes, £50 more but that includes a year's connection to the mobile
phone network and no contract. To increase the 20 hours-a-month limit
to unlimited browsing, I think it's about £7 a month.

Mind you, ~only~ in this country. Roaming costs in Europe apparently
extortionate.

Tim

Re: Transfer your domain name

timsinc Sinclair
 

--- In motorhome-list@..., "edmundbrooke"
<edmundbrooke@> wrote:

I have three domains, all .com.
Yahoo is now charging £35 per annum!
> Regards Bodger
I've used www.oneandone.co.uk for many years, after transferring from
another one who'd upped their prices.
Never had any problems.
At present they have an offer of 99p for first year, £2.99 normally.

BobC
I use 1&1 as well. With three email accounts and a domain name
(admittedly not a dot-com by a me-com) it's just under £8 a year.

Tim