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by maddy
Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:30 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: Ear piercing for children
Replies: 12
Views: 8545

i had my 2 daughters ears pierced at the hospital straight after they were born. it seemed the norm and i wanted them to fit in from the start. the thinking seemed to be that the babies were crying anyway, so piercing them wouldnt make any difference. ideally i would have liked to have waited til th...
by maddy
Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Scumbag..
Replies: 27
Views: 4417

unfortunatly this is part of living in a holiday area,the police cant even stop the blatent carnation 'sellers', and this is yet another reason why not to live in the tacky touristy area of fuengi,bmadena and marbella area. how much more relaxing to be able to go to your local market or village or ...
by maddy
Sun Jul 27, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: postage
Replies: 13
Views: 2262

i find these little tiny post offices very reliable for sending/receiving parcels and letters.mail to and from uk = 3 days maximum.nothing gone amiss as of yet.
by maddy
Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: Cost of Childs Education
Replies: 9
Views: 4789

Thank you so much for all your replies. That is most helpful. I also have a 1 and a half year old. When would i need to see about enrolling her in school/nursery. Is it compulsory? Does it cost? What age do they start?
Again, any replies are gratefully received.
thank you
madeleine
by maddy
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: Cost of Childs Education
Replies: 9
Views: 4789

Cost of Childs Education

I have heard that childrens books etc all need to be bought for them at school here in spain. can anyone tell me roughly how much a year it costs for kids stuff for schoolf from the age of 5 onwards?
thanks
madeleine
by maddy
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: golden orioles
Replies: 13
Views: 3439

we have the orioles at the moment around the countryside here.they are beautiful creatures but have yet to see one in our garden. is there anything i can plant to entice them?
by maddy
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: grants and corruption
Replies: 12
Views: 1824

Re: grants and corruption

metalmonley didnt need you to specifically get that bit, he asked if anyone knew anyone who had successfully applied for a grant in andalucia :roll: iwwi people think i am an alias of you too? :wink: xxx in answer to your question metalmonkey, no, i dont know of anyone who has successfully applied, ...
by maddy
Tue Jul 01, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: A spanish / andalucian language question
Replies: 26
Views: 4685

the third is to be PACIENT with yourself - it does not come instantly! Oh dear Peter. If you really are going to preach about spelling to others, can you not at least ensure you are perfect yourself!! :roll: Hint: Take a look at your spelling of PATIENT above! Maybe you now see how easy it is to ma...
by maddy
Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Should we support Spain, then?
Replies: 41
Views: 6901

frog wrote:i cheered too,but only because of my tenner

to win the group,because that is all they will do

bye bye i think,same story



well froggy, you were wrong AGAIN, werent you? :roll:
by maddy
Thu Jun 26, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Whats the temperature where you are?
Replies: 43
Views: 4245

nice on coast today as it usually is,nice breeze,but hey,lets all live in the desert and suffer,its worth it,only three months of heat that you cant stand you sweaty b'stards i´m 20 minutes from the coast and we have a lovely breeze all afternoon also. In fact, after coming out of the pool, it was ...
by maddy
Thu May 08, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: please be gentle
Replies: 23
Views: 3692

bubba wrote: many on here try to come across as very intelligent, but their posts tell a different story. It is slightly obsessive behaviour.



paula wrote: :roll:



I see exactly what you mean Bubba. Poor Paula. How embarrassing! :lol:
by maddy
Thu May 08, 2008 1:52 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: please be gentle
Replies: 23
Views: 3692

Exactly Bubba! I must say i don´t agree with all your postings, but just because we have different points of view, it doesnt mean we go around accusing each other of being someone else! I too, am relatively new to here (tho i see from when you registered you have been reading this forum for a few ye...
by maddy
Mon May 05, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: What a lovely day
Replies: 91
Views: 28585

I am intrigued as to who you all think i am. I joined this forum to gather some info a few months back, and did get some stick right at the beginning, accusing me of being all sort of "trolls". i did lash back, because, quite frankly i found it appauling that an innocent newbie be treated ...
by maddy
Sun May 04, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: What a lovely day
Replies: 91
Views: 28585

What are you doing, trawling through to find more names that you can add to your character analysis list below? :roll: Paula - are you sure you havent just made that up, as I certainly can not recall that message, and cannot find it on here? Please can you post the link to the post i supposedly wro...
by maddy
Sat May 03, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: What a lovely day
Replies: 91
Views: 28585

well, as a relative newbie, and seeing the nice happy posts turn into slanging matches recently, i am pleased to see it is nothing new and has been going on for years!! Us newbies cant be blamed anymore :wink: :lol:
by maddy
Sat May 03, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: rhd car
Replies: 32
Views: 16051

my brother in law is looking at buying a rhd spanish reg car (he spends a quite a while in uk and has more need for overtaking there than on the quiet autovia here, hence rhd). his only query is what about when he wants to sell it again.are there any garages that will take it? he didnt really want t...
by maddy
Sat May 03, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Who remembers the snow...?
Replies: 4
Views: 1806

oh yes, i remember it well. we were visiting family in Adra, and everyone was so shocked to see it one morning!A lot of their plants were killed and 6 young bougainvillea never made it either. The weather was beautiful a few weeks before and again a few weeks after. Quite surreal. a few of the kids ...
by maddy
Sat May 03, 2008 5:16 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Advice needed
Replies: 97
Views: 17426

How is it going Jenny? Has anything been sorted for them for the short term? I find myself thinking about this family every morning and do hope they have received some help from their family in England. Well done for all the help and support you have given them.
by maddy
Sat May 03, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Rising fuel costs?
Replies: 40
Views: 6116

diesel- 120.9c this morning :shock:
by maddy
Sat May 03, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: anyone read the euro weekly ? excellent letter in it ...
Replies: 19
Views: 4107

oh i wish i had the guts to send this to a few of my family members! Would anyone else dare? Surely there must be some more horror stories out there to make us feel better about our own guests? :lol:

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