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by Mariposa
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Latest News on Una Vida Buena. This is an exciting time as we have now looked into the options available to us in Almupecar. We will be discussing this at our next meeting/ get together and lunch on 10th November. 10.30 am at Hotel Arrayanes, Paseo de Cotobro. Please let us know by email if you woul...
by Mariposa
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Thank you for your feedback everyone. It does help us to know what we are doing ok and what we are not. I would like to point out that the idea of a coop is that we all work together towards the same goal...it is not for one or two people to decide and do all the work, and the process, while slow, w...
by Mariposa
Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Interesting that 3 years on this post has had 26 k views. I would be curious to know why this is so popular ,, but also why general interest has not yet translated into more members. If anyone would like to comment, that would be great. The Association is having its annual general assembly on Saturd...
by Mariposa
Thu May 09, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Al though the get together on 18 th May will be in Spanish, we hope to have a translator helping us out.
by Mariposa
Thu May 09, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

La Associacion Una Vida Buena, sede en Almuñécar invita a toda la gente interesada a una jornada sobre el tema de CoHousing o Covivienda. Tiene lugar en el día sábado 18 mayo 2019 en el Hotel Arrayanes, Paseo de Cotobro, Almuñécar a las 10.30.
by Mariposa
Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

We are having another get together/ training session on 1st December 2018 at 11.30 at Arrayanes Hotel Paseo Cotobro, Almuñecar. We will be talking about our plans and progress but we will be learning to how to communicate in an international group and involve members and other interested people . We...
by Mariposa
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

There will be another visit to the complex we are hoping to buy on Friday 26 October at 3pm. Please contact us at unavidabuena2016@gmail.com. There will be English Spanish German and Swiss members to talk to. We have the latest newsletter to send out also.
by Mariposa
Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Una Vida Buena will be having a get together on Saturday 29th September at 12. Noon at Cafe bar El Kiosco, Calle Costa Templada, Velilla/ Taramay. It will be a chance to meet up with our Spanish and international members informally and to catch up with the latest news on our association. Please cont...
by Mariposa
Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Dog poo
Replies: 11
Views: 2704

Dog poo

I wonder if there is anything I can do to stop my neighbour allowing his dogs to poo very close to our dividing fence, or to at least clear it up. They also bark whenever anyone goes by. I tried to reason that if they were in the corral further away from the house we would not smell or hear them but...
by Mariposa
Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

We are realise that we need to have a Facebook presence inSpaish and English, possibly French too. Any expertos out there who could advise us ..or at least stop us making fatal mistakes! We have set up a FB account but Nothing else so far.do you think it is worth it?
by Mariposa
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Thank you Chrissie, wAnt to join us?!
by Mariposa
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

The Una Vida Buena Association has now commissioned full architectural and financial studies on the complex we want to buy in Almunecar. As it is now summer, we will be getting these in the autumn and will be publicizing a series of meetings with different nationalities/ language groups, as soon as ...
by Mariposa
Tue May 22, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

UNA VIDA BUENA association will be having a stall again at the Almunecar associations fair on Saturday 26 th May from 11 am to 6 pm. Come and visit us ad we willtry to answer your questions!
by Mariposa
Tue May 01, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Hi Cid, yes that is the crucial question. We would like to commission a full survey and financial study , but without sufficient members prepared to put up a bit of seed/ risk money we cannot give you the answers. We have a rough idea in our heads and we have been told that to provide the services w...
by Mariposa
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Thank you, manchesteral. Interesting questions. The idea is that 55 people or couples buy shares inan already built complex..with right to occupy an apartment plus share of extensive couanal areas, pools, activity spaces,library cafes gyms etc. If we get a good number of people then we could conside...
by Mariposa
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: A Place to call Home
Replies: 4
Views: 4729

Re: A Place to call Home

Oh yes and 2 chirrimoyas and 2 avocados...
by Mariposa
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: A Place to call Home
Replies: 4
Views: 4729

Re: A Place to call Home

We are selling our Cortijo in Torrecuevas just outside Almuñécar in Granada province...about 7 Kms inland. Needs renovation inside but manageable garden...I lemon I mandarin a so far non productive kiwi, and old vine needing attention, veg plot plus pool. 3 beds in small hamlet near village with 2 b...
by Mariposa
Sun Apr 29, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

You can come and meet us , the Una Vida Buena board members ,at the Associations Fair in Majuelo Park in Almuñécar, Granada Costa, on May 26 th 2018.
by Mariposa
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

We will be having a viewing of the proposed complex in Almunecar for anyone interested in joining the Associaion. Please contact us on unavidabuena2016@gmail.com if you would like to come on 9 th April 2018 at 11 am. We now have a subscription for joining which will pay for a financial and architect...
by Mariposa
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cooperative living for older people
Replies: 56
Views: 34063

Re: Cooperative living for older people

Thanks Enrique...don't know why it was a problem...there have been a few hits.

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