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by Lyric
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Resin/ Plastic furniture.
Replies: 5
Views: 170

Re: Resin/ Plastic furniture.

AKI Mijas closes this week I have seen elsewhere.
by Lyric
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lunar Eclipse
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Lunar Eclipse

Advanced warning, one for the early risers.
https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/spain/malaga
by Lyric
Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Calling an ambulance.
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Calling an ambulance.

Following an accident, I think falling off a ladder, an ambulance was required in the Campo up a fairly major track. The caller was asked to turn on "Roaming Mobile Data" as "that is how we locate you now" Not sure what that means, but if it means what I think it means then I exp...
by Lyric
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Obligations to public areas
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Obligations to public areas

I am aware of a couple of instances locally where, for a development of their property, the owner has been 'requested' to develop some jungle on their land to an area of fruit trees, permission then being granted.
by Lyric
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Car Hire Urgently Needed In Velez Malaga area
Replies: 11
Views: 408

Re: Car Hire Urgently Needed In Velez Malaga area

Nerja/torrox have hire car places.


I got quotes for my brother at the places mentioned in Torrox/Nerja he got a better price from HELLE HOLLIS !
by Lyric
Sun Nov 11, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: New Car v Used Car
Replies: 165
Views: 5691

Re: New Car v Used Car

And some fall foul. On my present car, bought from the main dealer in Malaga, the car was just what we wanted, I say we as it is not what I would have bought for myself but dogs and SM won, the price was agreed, a good price, he gave me a trade in which was more than I had paid for the car, and then...
by Lyric
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Change in workers/labour/autonima Law?
Replies: 12
Views: 1429

Re: Change in workers/labour/autonima Law?

Now I can choose to pay it quarterly or monthly.


Is that an option for all, as a pensioner I would like that very much, no more saving for twice yearly robbery.
by Lyric
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Exchanging UK driving Licence for a Spanish one
Replies: 31
Views: 2179

Re: Exchanging UK driving Licence for a Spanish one

Was that the place on The Costa opposite Cajamar ?
by Lyric
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Doctor's appointment
Replies: 5
Views: 678

Re: Doctor's appointment

Second down right column is it not ?
by Lyric
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Water connection costs
Replies: 6
Views: 1041

Re: Water connection costs

A proper Septic Tank fitted from scratch will cost around 2 to 2500€ which is what we have recently paid. This was the middle quote. In hindsight we should have taken the high quote which was a tad over 3,000€ but would have been better finished off.
by Lyric
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Fuel prices
Replies: 54
Views: 6301

Re: Fuel prices

and unfathomably obsolete.
by Lyric
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:46 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Fuel prices
Replies: 54
Views: 6301

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: 1525

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: 1525

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: 13
Views: 2715

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: 2445

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: 38
Views: 4888

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: 54
Views: 6301

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.

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