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by oliveview01
Wed Mar 21, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Seville-So Many Histories...
Replies: 17
Views: 1023

Re: Seville-So Many Histories...

Every time we go to Sevilla we find something new and interesting. One day we came across a small square with a wall plaque dedicated to a neighbours husband's aunty. She was a Nun who could heal people, she was made a Saint.
by oliveview01
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Inheritance tax allowance increase in 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1714

Re: Inheritance tax allowance increase in 2018

I am totally confused! I had a letter out of the blue, my brother died almost 10years ago it seems there is a small pension that I might inherit. Both me and my husband are beneficiaries in his will. We are only talking of £5,000 more or less, they cannot give me a full figure yet. Do I pay take on ...
by oliveview01
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Spain isnt cheap
Replies: 97
Views: 5885

Re: Spain isnt cheap

We had 2 coffees, supposed to be cappuccino, but were more like a plain milky coffee and 2 toasted ( burnt) teacakes cost just under £9 :thumbdown:
Breakfast at the venta, for 3, 1 whole and 2 half rolls, and 3 coffees 4,80€ that includes pate, jam, olive oil and fresh tomato. :thumbup:
by oliveview01
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Tiny fly, with white wings
Replies: 5
Views: 791

Re: Tiny fly, with white wings

We have never had them before, horrible annoying things. Hope they go away soon
by oliveview01
Tue Oct 10, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Tiny fly, with white wings
Replies: 5
Views: 791

Re: Tiny fly, with white wings

I did wonder if anything to do with prickly pears. The plants along our track are very badly affected by a white fungi, look like the hedge is almost dead. The fungus is spreading on cactus further along track too.

Thanks for the reply Torredelaguila
by oliveview01
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Tiny fly, with white wings
Replies: 5
Views: 791

Tiny fly, with white wings

And when I say tiny I mean very tiny. We have had loads at night. They leave a red mark if killed. Never seen them before, the door the other night was covered in them.
by oliveview01
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Monarch Airlines
Replies: 28
Views: 2154

Re: Monarch Airlines

Friends daughter in law was cabin crew, she got a text saying job gone
by oliveview01
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The Frustrations of Unicaja
Replies: 12
Views: 1671

Re: The Frustrations of Unicaja

We used to bank with Unicaja but decided to transfer to BBVA when they offered free banking, which at the time Unicaja did not. We had paid the quarterly charges the previous week to Unicaja for the pleasure of our account always being in credit. We asked to withdraw the final amount, about 14€ the ...
by oliveview01
Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Alsa bus tickets
Replies: 5
Views: 1047

Re: Alsa bus tickets

Thanks for the replies, I had asked for a SMS to be sent. I could not leave booking until the day, just a few seats left when I booked
by oliveview01
Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Alsa bus tickets
Replies: 5
Views: 1047

Alsa bus tickets

I have booked on line for a single ticket next week, I have the App on my phone and downloaded the ticket to my phone. Does this ticket count as a ticket or do I have to have a printed ticket? The problem is the return trip, I will be dog sitting in the campo and will not know until the last minute ...
by oliveview01
Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga car hire.
Replies: 128
Views: 17188

Re: Malaga car hire.

They used Firefly and had an almost brand new car- the lady insisted there was no need to check as the car was so new, son said no he was going to check the car- they found a few unmarked scratches and a small dent not mentioned on the form. It was a full/empty policy, so they limped back with an al...
by oliveview01
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Communion etiquette
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Re: Communion etiquette

What is classed ad a suitable 'donation' someone said it is expected to be 100€ per person attending
by oliveview01
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Communion etiquette
Replies: 4
Views: 829

Communion etiquette

What should we give to a young girl on her first communion? If money how much? Do we pay for the meal too?
by oliveview01
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Spanish water dog puppy!
Replies: 12
Views: 3091

Re: Spanish water dog puppy!

We picked up 4 abandoned puppies from a rescue group to go to another rescue in Extremadura, I put the puppies on the rescue groups fb page and a lady asked for a pre adoption form, it was filled in, returned and puppy reserved subject to home check within an hour, breed? Water dog, cream and brown
by oliveview01
Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: 12 places to visit in Andalucia in 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1674

Re: 12 places to visit in Andalucia in 2017

Maureenscot, do you know the opening time of the museum please? My husband was born in Douglas, so would be interested in visiting the museum. We visited Teba a few years ago, but did not go into the museum.
Thanks
by oliveview01
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga car hire.
Replies: 128
Views: 17188

Re: Malaga car hire.

Another question, if they use a car hire that is based at the airport, we will have to meet with the baby seat and husband is being added as 2nd driver, it is possible to get to car hire place from 'outside' the arrivals area?
by oliveview01
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga car hire.
Replies: 128
Views: 17188

Malaga car hire.

Sorry, this is a subject covered many times I know! Our son is visiting beginning of April, with year old son and older daughter, they normally share our car, but baby now makes it impossible. Looking at car hire from Malaga, who should be avoided like the plague? Thanks :thumbup: :thumbup:
by oliveview01
Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: buying beds and bedding
Replies: 30
Views: 5131

Re: buying beds and bedding

I had forgotten the fun the delivery man had getting our bed base in the old house, in the end it was hauled up with a rope over the upstairs patio!
by oliveview01
Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Ryanair checked luggage anamoly
Replies: 36
Views: 4113

Re: Ryanair checked luggage anamoly

Husband flew back Wednesday, Stansted to Seville, he said one Spanish man had two way oversized bags, then proceeded to cause problems as he insisted on his thick coat and thick jumper go in the locker, he said folk were getting really angry with the selfish ***
by oliveview01
Wed Jan 04, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: What to bring with you.....
Replies: 36
Views: 9620

Re: What to bring with you.....

Books were high on my list when we first moved here, but now there are things like Kindles for reading books on my supply has gone down- I used to visit the charity shop in my old town, 30p a book, a bargain!! A warm cardigan/jumper. We just visited the UK and bought back some crumpets, a lovely tre...

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