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by hillybilly
Thu Apr 26, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Sell up in UK or rent out your house.
Replies: 57
Views: 8680

Re: Sell up in UK or rent out your house.

What everyone else said :thumbup:
by hillybilly
Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:08 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Foodstuffs via Amazon
Replies: 19
Views: 3254

Re: Foodstuffs via Amazon

No Patak's or salad cream anywhere in this neck of the woods!
by hillybilly
Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:16 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Foodstuffs via Amazon
Replies: 19
Views: 3254

Re: Foodstuffs via Amazon

Superb! 2 huge boxes of goodies arrived today - both on the same van so that was ok! :clap:
by hillybilly
Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:02 am
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Foodstuffs via Amazon
Replies: 19
Views: 3254

Re: Foodstuffs via Amazon

Looks as if my order will be coming in 2 deliveries...tho both dispatched on the same day via MRW so don't know why! Probably to do with the size/weight of 24 tins of baked beans :lol:
by hillybilly
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:38 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Foodstuffs via Amazon
Replies: 19
Views: 3254

Re: Foodstuffs via Amazon

Friends up in Galicia told me about the service - their order arrived all in one go I believe.
I've ordered Patak's curry pastes too, Thai green curry paste, pumpkin seeds, basmati rice and 24 tins of baked beans at 33p a tin :thumbup: Going to need considerably bigger kitchen cupboards...
by hillybilly
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Hackers?
Replies: 18
Views: 2970

Re: Malware on A.Com?

I'm still getting a malware warning every time I try to visit the site... :(
by hillybilly
Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Foodstuffs via Amazon
Replies: 19
Views: 3254

Foodstuffs via Amazon

Just in case any of you don't already know this (and I only found out by chance last week!) you can now order lots of foodstuffs from Amazon (Indian, Oriental etc even baked beans!) with free delivery to Spain if your order is over 25GBP. The best bargains are to be had if you buy in bulk of course ...
by hillybilly
Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Andalucian Regional Elections: the background
Replies: 11
Views: 1954

Re: Andalucian Regional Elections: the background

Thanks for that Chris! Even though we can't vote it's good to have the background info and facts :thumbup:
by hillybilly
Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:33 am
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: The end of a pet's life in Spain...
Replies: 30
Views: 9136

Re: The end of a pet's life in Spain...

If that's the case then I'm very upset about having been given incorrect information - I specifically asked some time in advance about the vet coming to my home and was told that it was against the law here...
by hillybilly
Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:07 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: The end of a pet's life in Spain...
Replies: 30
Views: 9136

The end of a pet's life in Spain...

I thought I would share with you my recent experience that all of us with pets may, at some time, have to go through, in the hope that it might prepare you for what to expect when your pet reaches the end of its life. At the beginning of February my elderly dog became ill (a combination of longstand...
by hillybilly
Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Nightlife, Ferias & Culture
Topic: Easter processions - Setenil de las Bodegas
Replies: 2
Views: 2048

Re: Easter processions - Setenil de las Bodegas

Usually all a town's Semana Santa parades take place on the same day at the same time, following the exact same route, year in, year out...weather permitting.
by hillybilly
Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Internet on the road...
Replies: 38
Views: 5989

Re: Internet on the road...

Me again. Right, I've bought an unlocked iPhone 3GS 16MB (don't physically have it yet, bought it off t'internet as all the Spanish providers' "offers" are pants right now). So, I will need to contract with a provider. I presently have a PAYG mobile with Movistar. If I choose to stay with ...
by hillybilly
Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Sad return to Spain
Replies: 11
Views: 2051

Re: Sad return to Spain

Very sorry to read of your loss, Sandra.
Sounds as if you'll have some company though in the form of Karen - what a lovely gesture.
by hillybilly
Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Best gas water heater ?
Replies: 7
Views: 3392

Re: Best gas water heater ?

I've always used Vaillants and never had a prob. My local plumbers merchants usually has the best deals...
by hillybilly
Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: quantum mechanics
Replies: 8
Views: 1118

Re: quantum mechanics

Isn't this called "the butterfly effect"?
by hillybilly
Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Internet on the road...
Replies: 38
Views: 5989

Re: Internet on the road...

Thanks Olive.

olive wrote:Is there no way of checking your previous home usage to see what sort of monthly use you were making?

Anyone?!
by hillybilly
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Internet on the road...
Replies: 38
Views: 5989

Re: Internet on the road...

Another dumb question - how many Mb or Gb should I be looking at contracting for? I have no idea what my monthly usage is!!!!! What operations "use up" Mb?
by hillybilly
Fri Feb 17, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Internet on the road...
Replies: 38
Views: 5989

Re: Internet on the road...

Many thanks all for your comments and suggestions - has been a great help, plenty to think about!
by hillybilly
Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:33 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Can't afford autonomo
Replies: 45
Views: 16219

Re: Can't afford autonomo

No - it's to provide health cover for the spouses who live abroad of people who work in the UK.
by hillybilly
Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Can't afford autonomo
Replies: 45
Views: 16219

Re: Can't afford autonomo

You can probably get health cover using the E109!

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