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by gavilan
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: UK driving licences valid in Spain?
Replies: 3
Views: 86

UK driving licences valid in Spain?

I saw this article in Guardian this morning ... ?anyone any comments?
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/20 ... eal-brexit
by gavilan
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: need help with Spanish for ...
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: need help with Spanish for ...

thanks so much Enrique ... I would have used 'sign language' with the mechanic except this particular garage has a receptionist and no access to a tecnico ... so your phrases will be most helpful ... thanks again
by gavilan
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: need help with Spanish for ...
Replies: 7
Views: 197

need help with Spanish for ...

I am taking my car to garage tomorrow for a full service ... my Spanish language/vocabulary is very limited re car parts ...but I need to explain that .. the bonnet catch or latch does not work properly ... and that the screen wash does not work ... (wipers do but no liquid is sprayed on the screen)...
by gavilan
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: where to plant young lime tree?
Replies: 3
Views: 847

Re: where to plant young lime tree?

thanks very much Sid for your comments ... most helpful in locating the right place in the garden ... now to dig the big hole ... having planted a young walnut tree recently, I know what effort is involved in digging said hole in rock-filled soil! thanks again for your help ... and Happy New Year to...
by gavilan
Mon Dec 31, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: where to plant young lime tree?
Replies: 3
Views: 847

where to plant young lime tree?

I have just bought a young lime tree ,,, 'bout 4-5ft tall ... ?can anyone tell me what/where it will need eg full or less sun, abundant or less water etc? any advice gratefully received ... thanks in advance
by gavilan
Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga airport to Ronda?
Replies: 12
Views: 1628

Re: Malaga airport to Ronda?

thanks to Trooperman and Roz ... my sister was needing bus/train info to visit daughter recently moved to Ronda ... neither of them drive ... so train and especially bus info much appreciated ... I have passed on to said sis ... thanks again
by gavilan
Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga airport to Ronda?
Replies: 12
Views: 1628

Re: Malaga airport to Ronda?

many thanks for all your comments/information ... most helpful and much appreciated ... thanks again
by gavilan
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga airport to Ronda?
Replies: 12
Views: 1628

Malaga airport to Ronda?

Has anyone information about the easiest way to get from Malaga airport to Ronda by bus or train? thanks in advance ...
by gavilan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gestor in Velez Malaga or near
Replies: 4
Views: 811

Re: gestor in Velez Malaga or near

casita-bonita ... have sent you a pm ..
by gavilan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gestor in Velez Malaga or near
Replies: 4
Views: 811

Re: gestor in Velez Malaga or near

thanks for that info casita-bonita ... most helpful ... will follow up ... thanks again
by gavilan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gestor in Velez Malaga or near
Replies: 4
Views: 811

gestor in Velez Malaga or near

Can anyone recommend a gestor in Velez Malaga or thereabouts ... English speaking preferred as my Spanish can't cope with explaining my complicated financial affairs! ...
by gavilan
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Weather
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

Re: Weather

it has rained here not just this November but also in September and October more than i can remember ...
by gavilan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Weather
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

Re: Weather

I too have had enough of the rain ... the stream has been a raging river for weeks ... weeds growing apace and leaves falling copiously ... and no chance to get outside to do anything about either! ...
by gavilan
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 6787

Re: gota fria this weekend?

This Autumn is more like Winter!
by gavilan
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 6787

Re: gota fria this weekend?

here it is a gota fria with a vengeance but minus the rain ... 5 degrees on my patio this morning ... now dropped to 3! ... not ever known it this cold in October!
by gavilan
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 6787

Re: gota fria this weekend?

T'was bad here ayer but not that bad! ... cross fingers for tomorrow!
by gavilan
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: fibre not sand for pool ?
Replies: 0
Views: 1457

fibre not sand for pool ?

this morning someone told me about a fibre which can be used instead of sand to filter pool water ... he did not know what kind of fibre ... ?does anyone know? ... he also said that fibre did not need changing, unlike sand ... ?does anyone use such a fibre and how often does it need changing?
by gavilan
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 6787

Re: gota fria this weekend?

amazing and quite prolonged lightening storm last night ... ?over towards Almeria? ... not much rain tho ...
by gavilan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 6787

gota fria this weekend?

meteomalaga forecasting a gota fria this weekend ... any sign of that yet anywhere?
by gavilan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: piped water to hamlets?
Replies: 9
Views: 1786

Re: piped water to hamlets?

fascinating and delightful story olive ... ?foot stamping ... maybe someone attuned to water diving can hear/feel the earth reverberating as they stamp and when the sound/feel changes there is the water level ... ?

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