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by pilgrim
Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:51 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: stuck with Telefonica
Replies: 7
Views: 2028

telefonica

?hablas ingles? always seems to work for me
by pilgrim
Tue Oct 31, 2006 8:20 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: spanish crooks
Replies: 21
Views: 3992

rip off

One of our local builders merchants tried to over charge us by more than a 1000 euros!!! 3.75 per roof tile instead of 50 cents, and a few other bits, blamed it on the girl who typed up the invoice. When I went back for something else they asked me with or without IVA. I think they relised they had ...
by pilgrim
Mon Oct 16, 2006 7:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: HELP ! VOLUNTARY WORK NEEDED
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

Voluntary

When I enquired about voluntary work I was told to contact the Churches and that some Churches are more charitable than others!
by pilgrim
Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:07 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Getting home for Christmas
Replies: 4
Views: 1720

seville to gatwick

Our sons often need to connect with trains at Gatwick so we use Monarch from Faro to Gatwick as an alternative.
by pilgrim
Wed Oct 11, 2006 6:10 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: xmas shopping in Gibraltar
Replies: 0
Views: 802

xmas shopping in Gibraltar

6th, 7th and 8th December are Fiesta Holidays for us.Is it the same for Gibraltar? Or will it be ok to plan my xmas shopping trip then? Plan to have an overnight stay in Gib. Any recommendations?
by pilgrim
Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Licence for motorcycles
Replies: 11
Views: 3061

motorbike

Our insurance man would not insure my husband for his Spanish motorbike until he had a Spanish licence, the shop he bought his bike from would not let him take the bike until he showed them the ins docs even though he paid in cash!! We had more problems buying our car and bikes than we did the buyin...
by pilgrim
Tue Oct 03, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: christmas trees
Replies: 5
Views: 1044

christmas trees

Got ours at carrfour last year - a real one - cheap as well, less than 7 euros
by pilgrim
Fri Sep 29, 2006 4:26 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Roof tiles
Replies: 15
Views: 2676

roof tiles

certainly are - 30 cents each but our local supplier will only supply them in small quantities for repairs, not enought for a whole roof, although now he has discovered we live next to his brother he might come round to letting us have enough for the whole roof!!! At first he told us he did not sell...
by pilgrim
Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:09 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Residentia ? an Ignorant question !
Replies: 61
Views: 8535

card

We are a family living here and find the cards very very very useful, when asked for any form of id , there are many times when I ask myself why did they want to se my card, I am only making an enquiry? and countless other occasions, you only have to produce your card, and hey presto - no problemo
by pilgrim
Thu Sep 28, 2006 12:03 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Roof tiles
Replies: 15
Views: 2676

roof

You might need a licence of some sort too. We have been told that we need a full projecto(not correct spelling/that just sounds like what the builder said :oops: ) though I think you can get a licence to reform up to 50% of your roof, my question would be if I reformed 50% this year could I reform t...
by pilgrim
Thu Sep 21, 2006 6:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rain....
Replies: 10
Views: 3460

Rain

Don't know Brian, but we had to get telefonica out to fix our phone line when that happened to us.......and we live in the same village!! :D
by pilgrim
Mon Sep 18, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: BA Seville
Replies: 6
Views: 1565

BA Seville

BA are finishing flying into Seville from Gatwick on 28th October. The lady at the desk says that someone else will be taking over the route, but does not know who. Do you?
by pilgrim
Fri Sep 08, 2006 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: selling spanish moped in uk
Replies: 0
Views: 728

selling spanish moped in uk

Too many problems for son to register his spanish 50cc moped in UK (To register it in UK cost about 130-150 pounds which he could do but its 120miles to the nearest SVA centre and his apprentiship started earlier then he expected / so no long summer holidays for him to get done ) - well too many pro...
by pilgrim
Sun Sep 03, 2006 10:33 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Birth control
Replies: 2
Views: 3583

Birth control

How does one go about getting birth control here? Is it your local GP or do you have to go private - dont fancy buying it over the counter with out the health checks.
by pilgrim
Sun Sep 03, 2006 9:51 pm
Forum: Entertainment, Nightlife, Ferias & Culture
Topic: Bruce Springsteen
Replies: 4
Views: 4825

Bruce Springsteen

Anyone know if any of his Spanish dates are being broadcast live on Spanish TV?
by pilgrim
Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:26 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Mamo Van
Replies: 1
Views: 1004

It will be in our Village and Pilas as soon as the kids go back to school will let you know when it arrives :) See ya Friday :D
by pilgrim
Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Blocked Shower
Replies: 6
Views: 1330

blocked shower

mmmmm and where do you get one of those??? :lol:
by pilgrim
Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Passport for Portugal?
Replies: 4
Views: 2312

Papers

Heard from a Spanish friend the other day that it is a 'prisonable offence' not to have your 'papers' on you in Portugal, don't know how true this is.
by pilgrim
Thu Aug 03, 2006 4:26 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: Dental Plans
Replies: 0
Views: 2032

Dental Plans

Are there such things here in Spain for children, or is it all pay as you go?
by pilgrim
Fri Jul 21, 2006 12:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Water Testing Kit
Replies: 2
Views: 737

Water Testing Kit

Is it possible to buy a water testing kit to see if our well water is drinkable, our local farmacia use to do the test, but due to change of water co. they can no longer offer this service

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