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by keddyboy
Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Another - What is this climbing plant
Replies: 9
Views: 2394

Re: Another - What is this climbing plant

Not any form of Passion Flower?
by keddyboy
Thu Mar 25, 2010 10:20 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: road from alhaurin town to los morenos
Replies: 10
Views: 1629

Re: road from alhaurin town to los morenos

Road is open but delays at the new roundabout at Los Morenos. Los Morenos to Coin now open. Lower end of road from AEG still unsurfaced. Mijas Road deplorable and Fuengirola Road closed from Los Morenos. Access to Casa Flores Garden Centre via Alhaurin Golf complex.
by keddyboy
Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:32 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Police Checks
Replies: 69
Views: 5482

Re: Police Checks

Like all police forces the officers within them do tend to shy away from certain types of offences. When I was a uniformed bobby I would steer away from dealing with HGV's [big lorries etc] if I could because the law in respect f these I found to be very complex and should only be dealt with by a sp...
by keddyboy
Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Marks & Spencer Marbella
Replies: 37
Views: 8745

My wife went there when it opened and enquired whether or not she could use a gift token issued in english pounds as payment and they informed here that this could be done once the tills were adjusted. Good news I suppose as mothers tend to send silly things like sterling cheques and sterling gift t...
by keddyboy
Sat Jan 23, 2010 11:15 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Police Checks
Replies: 69
Views: 5482

Re: Police Checks

For every 15 stops they will get a positive result. Dont be too quick to criticise as there is method in madness!! :)
by keddyboy
Sat Nov 21, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: British frequented bars in Cartama and Estatcion
Replies: 5
Views: 2643

Re: British frequented bars in Cartama and Estatcion

The reason I asked the question was because I wanted to compile a list of likely bars etc in those areas where next year Poppy Boxes could placed.
by keddyboy
Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:22 pm
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: British frequented bars in Cartama and Estatcion
Replies: 5
Views: 2643

British frequented bars in Cartama and Estatcion

Can anyone supply me with a list of Brit bars and restaurants in Cartama and Estacion Cartama??
by keddyboy
Fri Oct 30, 2009 6:30 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: AID's Dinner Dance on 31.10.09
Replies: 1
Views: 798

AID's Dinner Dance on 31.10.09

Animals in Distress Haloween do at Mamma Luchia 2 is now sold out [206 bookings]. Saw Janice at lunchtime who informed me.
by keddyboy
Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Now more than ever.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1397

Re: Now more than ever.....

Will be there larger than life. Have been member of PAD for years.
by keddyboy
Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Problem registering dependant for health cover
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Re: Problem registering dependant for health cover

Dont bother, contact UK re Form 121 or similar and give them detais of dependant in column 5 and then go to social security office local to you.
by keddyboy
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:33 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: What tree???
Replies: 1
Views: 747

What tree???

Very tall, open leafed bearing fruit shaped like rugby ball with 4 hard ridges. The fruit is about 2 inches long. Possibly some kind of nut??
by keddyboy
Sat Oct 03, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: another critter~Id please
Replies: 2
Views: 1101

Re: another critter~Id please

Me thinks it could be a water scorpion [Nepa]. Front legs modified for seizing prey, oval flattish body. I use a Dorling Kindersley handbook on Insects, I think with the bugs you come across, it might be a good investment.
by keddyboy
Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Cat repellent
Replies: 18
Views: 9830

Re: Cat repellent

Chuck mothballs around, they don't like them.
by keddyboy
Wed Sep 30, 2009 10:28 am
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: Under new management
Replies: 1
Views: 1624

Under new management

Venta Albatross/Sierra la Albatross which recently closed is now open again under new management. It is now called Mama Luchia II and is owned by the sane people who own Mama Luchia I at Alhaurin de la Torre. I have no knowledge of the current owners or of the other venta. Anyone out there tried eit...
by keddyboy
Mon Sep 28, 2009 10:52 am
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Possibly a fire salamander?
Replies: 3
Views: 1119

Re: Possibly a fire salamander?

Confirming, a Fire Salamander.
by keddyboy
Mon Sep 28, 2009 10:47 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Marks & Spencer Marbella
Replies: 37
Views: 8745

Re: Marks & Spencer Marbella

They have scrapped the 90 day return policy as well [M and S that is not the thieves!!]
by keddyboy
Wed Sep 23, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: SOS re gate
Replies: 0
Views: 599

SOS re gate

On our morning walk today I heard a lot of yelping which sounded distressed. Further dwn the lane I came across a Mastin which had its head stuck between the bars of the gate. It had one of those spiked training collers on and could not get her head back through. I managed to get the coller off and ...
by keddyboy
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: using spanish mobile in uk
Replies: 12
Views: 6527

Re: using spanish mobile in uk

They dial as if you were still in Spain with the 0034 prefix.
by keddyboy
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:39 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Privacy cover
Replies: 6
Views: 1694

Re: Privacy cover

Passion flowers are vigarous climbers, and you get the bonus of beautiful blooms.
by keddyboy
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:37 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: local tourist market please
Replies: 6
Views: 1665

Re: local tourist market please

Wednesday - massive boot fair/market in Feria Ground next to Paloma Park, Benelmadana next to Sea Life Centre.

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