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by Parilla
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Facebook hackers
Replies: 2
Views: 542

Re: Facebook hackers

Wouldn't it be easier not to have a facebook account at all ?

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by Parilla
Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Tile Cleaning
Replies: 8
Views: 1088

Re: Tile Cleaning

No ! I did that twice years ago, but never again. If you put a sealer on, it usually has to be removed at some later stage before you can apply a further coat of new seal, and removing the old layer was an absolute pain in the butt. Since then, I just put up with the Vim routine every now and then w...
by Parilla
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:57 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Tile Cleaning
Replies: 8
Views: 1088

Re: Tile Cleaning

Same "flooring" pattern as you Costa Kid. Did our kitchen yesterday, bathrooms to be done next week.

Thick kneeling pad, scrubbing brush, good old fashioned Vim powder and lots of elbow grease.

Parilla
by Parilla
Sun Dec 30, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Money transfer company
Replies: 41
Views: 4496

Re: Money transfer company

Is your money whilst with Transferwise and Revolut, protected ubder the FSCS guarantee ?

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by Parilla
Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: iPlayer radio downloads
Replies: 7
Views: 1964

Re: iPlayer radio downloads

A very big Thank You to all of you! Thanks to the info about Smarty App - I can again download from BBC radio. Although I did have the App, I have found that after use I need to Sign Out of the App and then - when opening it again - it gives me the opportunity to sign in to the VPN section (London) ...
by Parilla
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: iPlayer radio downloads
Replies: 7
Views: 1964

iPlayer radio downloads

I use "smarty dns" but can no longer ( from about 3 or 4 weeks ago ) download radio programmes to my Samsung tablet. "Smarty dns" works fine with the TV apps. I've been in contact with "Smarty dns" but they can't solve the problem. Does anyone have any ideas ? I have th...
by Parilla
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Batr Spirits Tot Measures
Replies: 10
Views: 2309

Re: Batr Spirits Tot Measures

If English or Irish bars used them they would be out of business within a week.

Parilla
by Parilla
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Sliding patio Doors
Replies: 2
Views: 1881

Re: Sliding patio Doors

Thank you.
Parilla
by Parilla
Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Residence Registration No Healthcare
Replies: 21
Views: 6591

Re: Residence Registration No Healthcare

PP :- After seeing Free at Last's post, I've checked our own policy carefully and asked friends who I knew to have PH cover here in Spain, with different insurers. None of them have the restrictions you describe as the norm on their policies.

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by Parilla
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Residence Registration No Healthcare
Replies: 21
Views: 6591

Re: Residence Registration No Healthcare

Hi PP - was surprised to see your comment about maximum payouts on PHI.

Ours has limit of 10.000 euro per person for treatment outside of Spanish territory, but no limits within Spain - is that unusual ?

Parilla
by Parilla
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Sliding patio Doors
Replies: 2
Views: 1881

Sliding patio Doors

Can anyone tell me please what the correct Spanish word is (or words are !), for the roller insert mechanisms which are attached under the bottom of a sliding patio door panel ?

Parilla
by Parilla
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Ryanair industrial action July
Replies: 154
Views: 37394

Re: Ryanair industrial action July

Wollie, where did you find that information ?

Parilla
by Parilla
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Law re Water Quality in pools
Replies: 1
Views: 1554

Re: Law re Water Quality in pools

There are a host of regulations concerning communal pools, including water quality, introduced by the Junta de A in 1999. The original can be found on the website below, though I think there have been some revisions since its origin, but how you can check for updates I am not sure. https://www.mijas...
by Parilla
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Travel Insurance
Replies: 28
Views: 8076

Re: Travel Insurance

http://www.staysure.co.uk They will provide cover for non uk residents. We used them last December for a trip to New York, and cannot sing their praises loudly enough. My wife was tripped up ( accidently ) in Times Square and broke her nose in the fall. Staysure's response was fantastic, one phone c...
by Parilla
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: non payment of community charges.
Replies: 40
Views: 12093

Re: non payment of community charges.

Ukhozi, in the example you quoted I assume the bank repossessed the property, in which case they would have been liable to the Community for the current year to date fees, plus full annual fees for the prior three years. That would not clear the full six years debt but would be better than a slap in...
by Parilla
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Ryanair industrial action July
Replies: 154
Views: 37394

Re: Ryanair industrial action July

Beachy, is that as opposed to " the execrably dysfunctional and corrupt organisation currently known as " the UK Tory and/or Labour party ?

Parilla
by Parilla
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Breaking down on the motorway
Replies: 29
Views: 6730

Re: Breaking down on the motorway

When you phone them, they send you an SMS to which you reply authorising them to locate you. They do that and pass the info to a grua - in my case I I also received two SMSs from the grua saying firstly he was on his way, and then one to say he would be with us in 3 minutes.

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by Parilla
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Breaking down on the motorway
Replies: 29
Views: 6730

Re: Breaking down on the motorway

Yes Gerry, it works.

Parilla
by Parilla
Sat May 26, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Primera air?
Replies: 13
Views: 4250

Re: Primera air?

The Primera flight to Malaga yesterday "taxied" into the stationary Ryanair flight awaiting take off for Dublin !!

Maybe, Wicksey, they were not pleased with your comparison of their fleet to Ryanair's - so it's all your fault then.

Parilla.

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