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by gavilan
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?

it seems to me that so often it (whatever ''it' is) all depends on where one lives ... which TH or gestor is involved ... or even which car dealer one is negotiating with !!!
by gavilan
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?

...looks like it depends on where you live/which province ...
also ... ?is it correct that one must become resident before being able to register on the padron?
by gavilan
Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?
Replies: 10
Views: 166

Re: buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?

I bought my car 6 years ago and was not asked for padron details ... ?maybe it depends where you live/which town hall is involved?
by gavilan
Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?
Replies: 10
Views: 166

buying a new car now requires registerinng on padron?

A friend of mine is in the process of buying a new car ... the secondhand car dealer told him he would need evidence of registration on the empadronamiento ... ?is this a recent requirement? ... and from my reading of previous threads here, you can't get the padron papers until you have completed re...
by gavilan
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: S.S.Heliopolis-Controversial Journey Malaga to Hawaii-1907
Replies: 4
Views: 197

Re: S.S.Heliopolis-Controversial Journey Malaga to Hawaii-1907

I would add that another reason for families going to Hawaii was that the phyloxera disease had devasted the grapevines upon which many people relied ... when I was researching the history of the Axarquia I came across a small museum in Benagalbon which had an old poster advertising free passage to ...
by gavilan
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: ?making a bog garden?
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Re: ?making a bog garden?

By chance a friend has just given me a large clump of lemon grass ... ?maybe I plant that in the bog garden?
by gavilan
Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: ?making a bog garden?
Replies: 1
Views: 183

?making a bog garden?

At a natural low point in the garden I made a small pool ... but even tho' mostly in the shade, evaporation is a constant problem ... also surrounding plants/bushes continually drop leaves/twigs etc into it ... so I am thinking of adding soil and changing it into a bog garden ... has anyone any expe...
by gavilan
Thu May 31, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Places around Cordoba
Replies: 8
Views: 335

Re: Places around Cordoba

That city and surrounding area are usually very hot in August ... it is not easy at the best of times using public transport but in that heat ...!
by gavilan
Thu May 24, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: reduction in OTC at chemists
Replies: 15
Views: 992

Re: reduction in OTC at chemists

maybe not only Granada province ... Malaga area too ... in Velez-Malaga last week I was told amoxicilina was only available through a prescription now ... previously otc
by gavilan
Thu May 17, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: ants nesting around young plants
Replies: 5
Views: 382

Re: ants nesting around young plants

thanks Enrique ... most helpful ...
by gavilan
Thu May 17, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: ants nesting around young plants
Replies: 5
Views: 382

ants nesting around young plants

anyone know if ants nesting around young plants is a problem or not?
by gavilan
Wed May 02, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Bird migration this year
Replies: 16
Views: 1287

Re: Bird migration this year

and yet, despite the cold, I saw our first golden oriole in the trees by the stream two days ago ... much earlier than previous years by at least a couple of months! ... maybe bird arrival is erratic as the weather seems to be at present!
by gavilan
Tue May 01, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Its cold!
Replies: 54
Views: 2518

Re: Its cold!

here, we caught the edge of that thunder and a few minutes of heavy rain ... have lit the log fire as it's cold ... 5 degrees!
by gavilan
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: actions to take after a suicide ...
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: actions to take after a suicide ...

I thought I would add ... it was a horrible experience and has left me feeling very anxious ... ie if I dont see him around, I wonder where he is/what has he done now? ... I have found your responses so helpful ... and give my most sincere thanks to each of you ... I dont feel quite so alone with it...
by gavilan
Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: actions to take after a suicide ...
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: actions to take after a suicide ...

elusive: problem is friend concerned does not want to be helped .... almost think I did the wrong thing saving him recently ... vamos a ver ...
by gavilan
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: actions to take after a suicide ...
Replies: 9
Views: 749

Re: actions to take after a suicide ...

thanks for your responses country boy and gretch ... will ring for police if/when I need to ... friend has tried once, I may not get there in time next time ... so your commentnts most helpful and appreciated ...
by gavilan
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: actions to take after a suicide ...
Replies: 9
Views: 749

actions to take after a suicide ...

if one is unlucky enough to find someone has committed suicide ... I assume the first action is to call an ambulance ... who/what then?
by gavilan
Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Bird migration this year
Replies: 16
Views: 1287

Re: Bird migration this year

and the nightingale is back here ... not yet singing full throttle but warming up well enough!
by gavilan
Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: non resident bank account limits?
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: non resident bank account limits?

Thank you Sid for your clear and concise comment ... most helpful and much appreciated
by gavilan
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: non resident bank account limits?
Replies: 4
Views: 570

Re: non resident bank account limits?

thank you for your response but I not sure I understand what you are saying Paddy Pumpkin ... let me be more specific: 12000 euros worth of American/Chinese dollars from a company in China as payment for work done for them ... being paid into a non resident Spanish bank account ... would that paymen...

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