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by Manchesteral
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Newspapers -Granada
Replies: 27
Views: 453

Re: Newspapers -Granada

As Sid has said, The times is available for a small sum online, Telegraph is restricted but the main stories of the day are there, The mail is completely open and it's not a bad read !
by Manchesteral
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Casa De Los Navajas
Replies: 3
Views: 179

Re: Casa De Los Navajas

Hi Kenny, do you live closeby ? if so go and have a beer in the Bar America second line back from the beach, ask for Victor the owner, he knows all there is to know about the area and I'm pretty sure that he has a relative who works for the ayuntmiento ! By the way he is the worlds biggest Rolling s...
by Manchesteral
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Newspapers -Granada
Replies: 27
Views: 453

Re: Newspapers -Granada

Evevning all. Right. I am under serious instructions from her indoors. Next weekend I have to go to Brico Depot in Granada and I am been asked/told I have to return with a Times or a Telegraph newspaper. We have visited Granada on many ocassions and at every shop/kiosk we went to they only sold sod...
by Manchesteral
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Renault Capture
Replies: 21
Views: 838

Re: Renault Capture

Well we tested the capture just before xmas and to me it felt like a big clio, no decision yet, the choice is hers, we are now considering a slightly used BMW i3 !
by Manchesteral
Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: blue passport
Replies: 23
Views: 529

Re: blue passport

Well I hope I don't have to pay again, I v'e recently obtained a new red one which cost me nearly 90 quid !!
by Manchesteral
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Jaipur
Replies: 20
Views: 587

Re: Jaipur

peteroldracer wrote:No risk of getting phall curry in India - it was invented in Bangladesh restaurants in Birmingham!


You're right about the geographical origins of the dish but it is available in India, if you look for it !
by Manchesteral
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Jaipur
Replies: 20
Views: 587

Re: Jaipur

Manchesteral, I was not taking the p*ss but quite seriously interested. The oh and I are trying to plan a trip taking in Taj Mahal, Rajasthan, Shimla and Ranthambore . We are just waiting on a couple of friends to “commit” before we cross the ts and dot the is. Any advice or guidance would be welco...
by Manchesteral
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Jaipur
Replies: 20
Views: 587

Re: Jaipur

My pal has been there for a while and is raving about it he, like me is a lover of Indian cuisine, I was thinking I might spend a month or two there in the spring !!
by Manchesteral
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Jaipur
Replies: 20
Views: 587

Re: Jaipur

Jaipur, the Indian Capital city of Rajasthan.
by Manchesteral
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Jaipur
Replies: 20
Views: 587

Jaipur

Anyone been to Jaipur, (recently) if so how was it ??
by Manchesteral
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 651

Re: Merry Christmas

Dates wrapped in bacon known as "angels on horseback" were originally prepared by using oysters, the dates wrapped in bacon came later, still delicious though !! Another little morsel you might like to try, take the stem out of normal field mushrooms (not too big) stuff them with a semi ha...
by Manchesteral
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 651

Re: Merry Christmas

Maybe just a couple :-)
by Manchesteral
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 651

Re: Merry Christmas

Or dial 999 :-)
by Manchesteral
Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 651

Re: Merry Christmas

I'm home for xmas, Start with, champagne, blini, sour cream, caviar and chopped onions with some gravlax and porters mustard on the side, a huge turkey with walnut, sage, onion and plum stuffing, roasties plus pureed carrots and rutabaga and of course mash, cranberry sauce and gravy, we will be acco...
by Manchesteral
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 27
Views: 651

Re: Merry Christmas

Well you lot are starting early but why the hell not, A merry christmas and a happy and prosperous new year to all. I have devised a new way to eat mince pies this year, warm your mince pies for a few mins in a pre heated oven 120 c, remove from the oven and pipe into the top some thick, whipped bav...
by Manchesteral
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 30
Views: 2043

Re: Bitcoin

He inherited a house which he sold, then bought two terraced houses turned them into 4 rental flats, then bought two more and so on, he now owns around 40 rental properties. Along the way he has dabbled in currency markets, start ups and a number of other things. He has two strings to his bow, 1, he...
by Manchesteral
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Parcel of land
Replies: 19
Views: 577

Re: Parcel of land

Well I've just asked and the asking price is €120,000, but open to "offers". Any ideas as to how to find out what a realistic price would be, for example this looks like a similar dwelling permit, on land half the size. https://www.thinkspain.com/properties-in-spain/3/22/32/3058/4#p:/span...
by Manchesteral
Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 30
Views: 2043

Re: Bitcoin

So Flexo, you're trying to convince me that "bitcoin" or "bitcon" as my cousin ( who's probably made in excess of €20.000.000) using his own money, terms it, has the same fundamental value as gold, diamond or oil , i doubt that and I hope you haven't over exposed yourself in the ...
by Manchesteral
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 30
Views: 2043

Re: Bitcoin

Well, interesting thread this has been, as a final remark I would add that last Tuesday I was at a house party hosted by my cousin who happens to be an investment banker, he told me the following. the only people who invest in bitcoins are the ones who truly do not understand commerce ! it has no tr...
by Manchesteral
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Living in Spain & working in Uk
Replies: 7
Views: 334

Re: Living in Spain & working in Uk

Residency...as long as he is an EU citizen then just go to the Policia National and register. There are a few different conditions he would need to satisfy to register...but he does not need to actually spend any time here. He just declares to be living here and you can live in 2 different countrie...

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