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by maureenscot
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 9
Views: 230

Re: Merry Christmas

Yes, Good yuletide to all. We are having a quite Christmas with traditional fare. Sons coming home from London and Perth and mum coming over. Is anybody travelling. What are you all doing and eating?
by maureenscot
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Flight delays from UK due to bad weather
Replies: 7
Views: 296

Re: Flight delays from UK due to bad weather

Yep loads of people stuck in airports
by maureenscot
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Small flies
Replies: 3
Views: 125

Re: Small flies

Is there a drain cover?
by maureenscot
Fri Nov 24, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Norwegian Air
Replies: 34
Views: 3471

Re: Norwegian Air

Thanks Katy. Will have a look
by maureenscot
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: English language books
Replies: 13
Views: 374

Re: English language books

I prefer the dvds. I play them over and over. Venice to Istanbul is brilliant. Loads of cooking and history and meeting the locals
by maureenscot
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Taking on Water and Electricity accounts (+- phone line)
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Re: Taking on Water and Electricity accounts (+- phone line)

get an English/Spanish speaker. Try to get into the house before you sign to see if lights work, toilet flushes, taps in sinks etc work
by maureenscot
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Replacement doors and windows: PVC, Aluminium or Wood ... and Persianas or not ?
Replies: 10
Views: 393

Re: Replacement doors and windows: PVC, Aluminium or Wood ... and Persianas or not ?

Also look at fitted made to measure mozzie blinds if you are considering new windows and doors
by maureenscot
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Public Bar B Qn by my house
Replies: 6
Views: 309

Re: Public Bar B Qn by my house

yep, ask town hall and solicitor/gestor
by maureenscot
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Looking to move to Andalucia
Replies: 21
Views: 1012

Re: Looking to move to Andalucia

Yep, you are right. It rains everywhere practically in Andalucia. And yes often colder inside than out in old village houses
by maureenscot
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Why is the ground around Olive trees kept bare ?
Replies: 10
Views: 830

Re: Why is the ground around Olive trees kept bare ?

During the bad years Spanish and Italians grew tomatoes etc under the olive trees and hid them from their 'masters'
by maureenscot
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Mince Pies
Replies: 22
Views: 1346

Re: Mince Pies

Lidls have award winning mince pies and Christmas puds. Ask them to get them for you eg click and collect. Blind tastings of 'knowledgeable types' have picked them out year after year
by maureenscot
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Seville-So Many Histories...
Replies: 15
Views: 438

Re: Seville-So Many Histories...

Yep, I buy fridge magnets and ceramics wherever I go in Spain
by maureenscot
Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: catalan
Replies: 156
Views: 5023

Re: catalan

Well said White Horse
by maureenscot
Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Cruise Travel Agents
Replies: 15
Views: 589

Re: Cruise Travel Agents

Don't know names of Spanish cruise companies. But UK companies like Fred Olsen and others do, fly, stay and cruise to practically anywhere . Also members of my family have flown to New York and also to Florida, got three days stay either side of the cruise. Caribean cruises are cheap from there. You...
by maureenscot
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Ever so small text!!
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Ever so small text!!

Thank you White horse
by maureenscot
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Ever so small text!!
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Ever so small text!!

Thank you Spanish-lad, just done mine as well
by maureenscot
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Recommendation Sanlúcar de Barrameda
Replies: 9
Views: 451

Re: Recommendation Sanlúcar de Barrameda

Looks lovely. What are best airports travel routes?
by maureenscot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Norwegian Air
Replies: 34
Views: 3471

Re: Norwegian Air

Has anybody travelled by train. I am getting fed up with airlines?
by maureenscot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: catalan
Replies: 156
Views: 5023

Re: catalan

There have been mass protests in different cities against Catalan independence. Yes anything is possible under agreed rulings. |I don't know about Cornwall but Plyd Cumrai ' s reason for being is for Welsh independence
by maureenscot
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: catalan
Replies: 156
Views: 5023

Re: catalan

Scotland had the constitutional legal right to request a referendum but not the right to unilaterally just go ahead with one. The analogy is that it would be illegal for the central belt of Scotland to hive off The Highland region for example or the Western Isles. The Highlands are the size of Wales...

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