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by Lyric
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Fuel prices
Replies: 52
Views: 1174

Re: Fuel prices

and unfathomably obsolete.
by Lyric
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Fuel prices
Replies: 52
Views: 1174

Re: Fuel prices

Mrs W, how many times have you really needed 4x4 ? bet it's not many. I have thought about it for a while and concluded that, for most, it is just not needed.
There will always be those living up an unmaintained track who need the ground clearance however.
by Lyric
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: ITV Solicitar Cita
Replies: 10
Views: 122

Re: ITV Solicitar Cita

That happened to me at first repeat ITV it sorted itself out thereafter.
by Lyric
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: ITV Solicitar Cita
Replies: 10
Views: 122

Re: ITV Solicitar Cita

I have never used the registration date but use the last six of the Bastidor. Never failed thus far on my re-matriculated car.
by Lyric
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: 2018 IBI Bills - Vélez-Málaga
Replies: 9
Views: 283

Re: 2018 IBI Bills - Vélez-Málaga

I pay monthly but, like Gerry, get an advisory in the post. Nothing received yet from Torrox either.
by Lyric
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: New Indian Torrox Costa
Replies: 10
Views: 1102

Re: New Indian Torrox Costa

We ate there recently, largely on the basis if these and other good reports.
We were both extremely disappointed and will never return.
Good Job it was only 37€.
I have had worse, but not often.
by Lyric
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 7
Views: 301

Re: gota fria this weekend?

The overhead signs on the A7 are already warning of a prediction of rain tomorrow.
by Lyric
Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Fuel prices
Replies: 52
Views: 1174

Re: Fuel prices

Apparently, the Spanish government is about to increase the tax on diesel


I figure that will have to be a careful decision, are not 80% or so of cars on the road oil burners, that's a lot to alienate.
by Lyric
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: found a dog who do i call?
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: found a dog who do i call?

It would help if we knew where you were, you could be 300km from me for instance.
by Lyric
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: "You have no Data Connection" android mobile
Replies: 42
Views: 805

Re: "You have no Data Connection" android mobile

I would council against an old iphone, they go obsolete and applications just don't run.
As Android is now v7 it is probably time for an upgrade. See what offers you can get from your provider. Last year we got two LG k10s free with a minimal contract and are delighted with them.
by Lyric
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Advice on paint for home
Replies: 5
Views: 735

Re: Advice on paint for home

'Tis a wing of Southfork.
by Lyric
Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Sandblasting.
Replies: 6
Views: 1396

Re: Sandblasting.

In the interim I have found that a strong Caustic Soda solution works. Some article on Barbecues from The Colonies put me on to it.
by Lyric
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Sandblasting.
Replies: 6
Views: 1396

Re: Sandblasting.

I fail to see how a craftsman watchmaker is going to assist with a BBQ. Thanks anyway.
by Lyric
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: What are these pupae on the wall?
Replies: 8
Views: 1413

Re: What are these pupae on the wall?

Pardon me but that's not Gecko. Gecko has a white blob on the end (the urine) I'll put up a photo when I find some, just on a break from Flat Pack assembly.
by Lyric
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Delicatessen
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Re: Delicatessen

Thank you I'll try to visit next week.
by Lyric
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Delicatessen
Replies: 5
Views: 1359

Delicatessen

Is anyone in the collective aware of a decent Deli outside of those in Supermarkets where one might purchase 'loose', as opposed to pre-packaged, coarse country pate. So far I have done supermarkets from El Ingenio through to Nerja without success. They all do fine pate but not the coarse stuff. I t...
by Lyric
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Perseids 2018 11-12th and 12-13th August.
Replies: 18
Views: 1072

Re: Perseids 2018 11-12th and 12-13th August.

Nada, just found it by accident :)
by Lyric
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Perseids 2018 11-12th and 12-13th August.
Replies: 18
Views: 1072

Re: Perseids 2018 11-12th and 12-13th August.

Yes a bit hazy, nothing seen, Mars is nice and visible still however.
by Lyric
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Sabadel national bank transfer fees.
Replies: 10
Views: 740

Re: Sabadel national bank transfer fees.

Sabadell to CF yesterday, no charges.
by Lyric
Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Topless in Marbella and Puerto Banus
Replies: 15
Views: 1231

Re: Topless in Marbella and Puerto Banus

Like everything there is a time and a place. The beach is OK, Mercadonna is not.
Today I saw a young lady, oriental, in the briefest of brief, to be fair a beautiful body, but Mucky's is not the place, she was ejected to find some clothes. Most women wear more underware :)

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