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by biribiri
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Ferry to Spain
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Re: Ferry to Spain

Be aware that if you want a pet-friendly cabin they are usually fully booked months in advance. The other alternative is that the dog stays in a kennel with opportunities for owners to visit for feeding,walks etc.
by biribiri
Sat Nov 04, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: The law, or urban myth?
Replies: 8
Views: 329

Re: The law, or urban myth?

I'm fairly sure this works the other way round too for a Spanish resident driving a UK plated car in Spain . 6. Temporary imports You can usually use a vehicle with foreign number plates without registering or taxing it in the UK if...
by biribiri
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: mirrors on motorbike
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: mirrors on motorbike

It Is a legal requirement HOW MANY MIRRORS DOES MY MOTORCYCLE NEED TO HAVE? The fields of vision specified in the current regulations for motorcycles shall be provided with the minimum number of compulsory mirrors and the maximum number of optional rear-view mirrors, depending on their characteristi...
by biribiri
Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Ferlux Fires
Replies: 1
Views: 453

Re: Ferlux Fires

Try contacting Ferlux direct and asking them if they could supply you with one.


+34 952 031 117

Polígono El Polear, parc. 1

Villanueva del Trabuco (Málaga)

Good luck
by biribiri
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Andalucia or Andalusia?
Replies: 46
Views: 3813

Re: Andalucia or Andalusia?

I was sitting at a bar in Torremolinos a few years ago and overheard an Irishman saying that his wife had gone to visit Bella madonna. :lolno:

Still makes me chuckle thinking of it now.
by biribiri
Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:38 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: log burner
Replies: 20
Views: 1895

Re: log burner

The best way to keep the glass clean is to burn the fire hot enough so that there are no deposits left on the door. A simple wipe with a damp cloth is then all that is required.
by biribiri
Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:45 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Live Football this season
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: Live Football this season

USINSPAIN wrote: How do I get to watch them.
Thank you

The legal way is by Subscribing to FUSIÓN+ 2 here for 110 euros /month :shock: ... _extra_300
by biribiri
Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:02 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: boiler service
Replies: 5
Views: 612

Re: boiler service

If by boiler you mean the usual fixed on the wall gas water heater, then any certified gas plumber should be able to sort it out. @ costakid. Our ancient (at least 15yrs old) Junkers water heater started playing up last year, we contacted our plumber and asked him to replace it for a newer model. He...
by biribiri
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: old car plate
Replies: 24
Views: 2111

Re: old car plate

We must be as odd/sad as you Wicksey. My wife and I often make up names for Spanish plated cars we see by using the three letters.
by biribiri
Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Parking in Cordoba
Replies: 14
Views: 5434

Re: Parking in Cordoba

Put your names on it and everyone will think you are in a "threesome" with someone called Chubb :think:
by biribiri
Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:52 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Parking in Cordoba
Replies: 14
Views: 5434

Re: Parking in Cordoba

Always worth a look when you need somewhere to park.
by biribiri
Wed Apr 13, 2016 11:47 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Scam calls purporting to be from Microsoft
Replies: 18
Views: 1521

Re: Scam calls purporting to be from Microsoft

Pressing the Windows key + R just brings up the "Run" screen. It is completely harmless to bring up "Run," But if you had continued to follow all the steps this guy was about to give you, your privacy may have been harmed. He probably would have asked that you typed in certain fi...
by biribiri
Sun Mar 20, 2016 1:18 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: A new life in the sun -TV series
Replies: 48
Views: 6661

Re: A new life in the sun -TV series

We find that programme format irritating in the extreme. Designed for folk presumed to have an attention span of 3-4 minutes, and, by repeating/flashing-forward numerous times, allows a small amount of content to be expanded to fill an entire programme slot. Affects so many programmes: even Country...
by biribiri
Sun Mar 13, 2016 12:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: update
Replies: 12
Views: 1479

Re: update

It's looking almost certain that there will be a new general election on 26th of June, No party can find enough friends to form a coalition.

Opinion are polls suggesting that the outcome of a summer election will be broadly the same as in December, threatening more inertia. :(
by biribiri
Fri Mar 11, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Living in Spain
Replies: 79
Views: 4257

Re: Living in Spain

It's heart breaking sometimes being a dog lover in Spain but you can only do so much. We have 2 rescued dogs who both give us so much joy. You have to be hard sometimes otherwise you end up the same as a couple we know who moved to Spain to enjoy their retirement and who are now skint, working 24/7 ...
by biribiri
Thu Mar 10, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Alora
Replies: 17
Views: 2003

Re: Alora

What I remember most from a visit to Alora are the very steep steets. Not the place for anyone with dodgy knees or any other form of mobility problems.
by biribiri
Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Which train station for Sevilla for arrival
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: Which train station for Sevilla for arrival

I agree with Trooperman on this. Get a cab.
Your train from Madrid will stop at Santa Justa, NOT San Barnado.
By the time you have waited for the connecting local train to San Barnado (which is all of 2kms away) you could be sitting in your apartment with your feet up enjoying a cuppa.
by biribiri
Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Tax help sought
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Tax help sought

We have used this firm in the past and can recommend them. They are used to dealing with ex-pats and speak perfect English.

Andal de Asesoramiento y Gestión S.L.
Avda de Mijas, 18
Edificio Alegria III 1º Izq.
29640 Fuengirola
952 582 613 / 952 478 767
by biribiri
Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:22 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Odd Emails
Replies: 8
Views: 913

Re: Odd Emails

There's hours of entertainment here. :D
by biribiri
Sun Jan 03, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: International Space Station
Replies: 7
Views: 607

Re: International Space Station

This is the view from the ISS directly down to earth. The crosshair indicates the current ground point. The map is updated every second.
The current position of the ISS is displayed on a GoogleMap, which is not real-time video. However, the position itself is real-time.

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