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Wine delivery

If you’d like a wider selection of wines than Villa Market has to offer there are some wine merchants who deliver to Nichada on a regular basis. Wine by VL deliver every Thursday as long as you have placed an order by Tuesday evening. You can request to join their email list. Mention that you live in Nichada. Keiichi & Mari Miyashita Wine by VL Mobile: 086-677-8740 Gmail account: winebyvl@gmail.com The Soda Company interestingly specialise in wines. They have many lovely organic South African wines in …

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Freelance Secretarial Services

Freelance Secretarial services- Khun Welta Ms. Welta Anurat Executive Secretary Contact : 300/1068 Bangkruy-Sainoi Road, Bangrakpattana, Bangbuathong District, Nonthaburi 11110 Tel: 081 934 4006 Email: welta3639@gmail.com Organises company legal documents; certificates issued by the Dept. of Business Development, company registration documents by the MoC, tax filings, VAT, withholding tax, Social Security Fund contribution filings, HR stuff, and general documents.  She can communicate in English. “Good woman; reasonable rates” – says one of our community residents.

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US Passport Renewal Tips

Recently I had to renew my U.S. passport, not a task anyone looks forward to. However, I got through the process relatively unscathed and wanted to share some tips with you that will help if you also find yourself needing a new passport.  1.  Passport renewal must be done in person at the U.S. Embassy (95 Wireless Road, Bangkok). 2.  An appointment is required. Appointments can be booked at: https://th.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/acsappointment/. 3.  Passport photos can be taken at Print One, located on the 7th floor of Central Chaengwattana Mall, across …

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Mr DIY

I’d like to thank Tara Osterstock for this tip about a nearby Mr. D.I.Y. store in Pakkred. While teaching Story Time at Bumble Bee Free Library, she handed out gorgeous jewel-like stickers to the children for their crafts  project. I was in search of unique stickers for ESL class. Tara had bought her stickers at a Mr. D.I.Y. store in Chinatown, but she sent me the link to a Mr. D.I.Y. branch here in Pakkred, located at the Crystal PTT Chaiyapreuk (99/9 Moo 5, Chaiyapreuk Road). It …

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Book Shopping Online

Do you miss going to a bookstore to find that next book you’ve been dying to read? I know I do! There’s something about the vibe and smell of a bookstore that always makes me feel at home. Of course nowadays with access to online shopping and e-readers, bookstores are sadly becoming a thing of the past.  However, if you’re still old-school like me and enjoy feeling real book pages in your hand, ordering books from the Book Depository is a great option, especially if …

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Sub-Zero Ice Skating Rink

One way to stay cool as the hot season approaches is to go ice-skating right here in Pakkred. Sub-Zero ice skate rink, located on the 4th floor of Esplanade Mall on Ngamwongwan-Khaerai Road, is open 7 days a week (Mon-Fri noon-8:30pm, and Sat-Sun 10:30am-8:30pm). Discounts are offered every Wednesday, when a 90-minute session costs 200 baht instead of 250 baht.  Liz Lu originally shared in April 2019 Thani Talk

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Handyman: Khun Somchai

I would like to recommend a local handyman: Khun Somchai’s Engineer Service. Khun Somchai has been helping me with a wide variety of maintenance matters, and he’s always done a good job at reasonable prices. He used to work in the BG Dept. at ISB. He can fix a wide variety of things: swimming pools, electrical systems, A/C etc, and all sorts of minor things that your ‘honey can’t do’ so-to-speak. Lives just outside Nichada. Telephone: 096-836-4485. Line ID: chai.forex NOTE: Only speaks Thai, so …

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Sweet Poppy

Website with Full Menu/Hours Tel: 020 055 206 90 Location: 10 Samakee Rd  Map “Sweet Poppy is built on the philosophy of creating experiences for communities through quality products and experiences that are designed to bring people together. It’s a place to meet, relax, shop, and our garden allows the kids to run free, whilst you sit back and enjoy great food and drinks. The lush surroundings of Sweet Poppy provide an urban sanctuary set amongst tropical gardens with a café, restaurant & chef’s garden, natural …

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Mr DIY

Book Shopping Online

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