RSSMisc Questions

Diving back into the Kittiwake

Diving back into the Kittiwake

| 08/05/2018 | 0 Comments
Can anyone advise if the Kittiwake site is open and divers are able to go throughout the ship like previously? Additionally, what is the new depth? Auntie’s answer: Yes, the site is open for divers. For those who don’t know, the USS Kittiwake was a US naval vessel sunk off West Bay in 2011 to [& [...]

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Wants to hear steel pan in Cayman

Wants to hear steel pan in Cayman

| 06/05/2018 | 5 Comments
I know that steel drum band music is not as integral to Cayman’s culture as it is to some of the other Caribbean nations, and that the beautiful soca music is more popular in Cayman; but sometimes it can be fun and energising to listen to a great steel drum band perform as you experience y [...]

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The rules for trailers

The rules for trailers

| 02/05/2018 | 10 Comments
Is it still a requirement for trailers to be registered and have brake lights? A commercial trailer in front of me today had neither and I was wondering if our police check. Easy enough to do at the public docks when they are driving in and out of the parking areas – putting wave runners and [...]

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Answering ESO surveys is compulsory

Answering ESO surveys is compulsory

| 30/04/2018 | 11 Comments
This April the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) began conducting two surveys: a spring Labour Force survey and a business survey. I understand that answering the questions in the business survey is mandatory, which implies that participating in the spring Labour Force survey is not. However, wh [...]

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Update on BlueSky Airlines

Update on BlueSky Airlines

| 29/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(Auntie): After last week’s column on BlueSky Airlines (see BlueSky Airlines has dropped off radar) in which I explained I was unable to contact anyone from the company, I heard back from an executive there. What follows is what I have learned from Mark Ellinger, managing director of the airline. [...]

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BlueSky Airlines has dropped off radar

BlueSky Airlines has dropped off radar

| 23/04/2018 | 3 Comments
Whatever happened to the much-lauded BlueSky Airlines and their South American destinations? I see the offices are still signposted in Eastern Avenue and the website still up although no executives are now shown. Auntie’s answer: Talk of this airline dates back to 2013, when BlueSky first announce [...]

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Questions about water bill

Questions about water bill

| 20/03/2018 | 7 Comments
Can you please look into this as I have tried and am getting no explanation other than it’s just what they do. I was shocked to have to pay a large Water Authority bill for 41 days in January/February. My previous bill was for 19 days. They charge different amounts per cubic metre with an [&hellip [...]

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Curious about unidentified remains

Curious about unidentified remains

| 14/03/2018 | 1 Comment
Has there been any new information on the bones that were found in Bodden Town? Auntie’s answer: It turns out the timing of your question was just about perfect because an RCIPS press release came out today discussing those very bones. For the related CNS story, see Human bones found in BT remain [...]

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Expressing condolences to strangers

Expressing condolences to strangers

| 14/02/2018 | 3 Comments
Is it appropriate to offer condolences to people who are not your friends, family or even acquaintances? Online condolences to complete strangers? Kim Cattrall’s response to Sarah Jessica Parker has made me think about etiquette for expressing condolences. Auntie’s answer: For those of you unfam [...]

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