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by pilgrim
Thu Nov 22, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: Advice on schooling for a three year old
Replies: 5
Views: 3991

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got called away half way through posting, my son was very shy reserved and on more then one occasion had to be dragged off me screaming.... but was happy when I collected him, (I worked with preschool children in UK so had seen this many times) he has got a friend who's family have taken him under t...
by pilgrim
Thu Nov 22, 2007 9:31 am
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: Advice on schooling for a three year old
Replies: 5
Views: 3991

My son started at the local Spanish school when he was 3, within a month of arriving here, spoke no Spanish,no other English in the School, his teachers 2nd language was French, I think I was and still am more concerned than him!. He is now 8 and at the begining of term before the controls started (...
by pilgrim
Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Urgent...... suggestions req
Replies: 60
Views: 31502

Sorry can't recall, but I will ask around, I know some who has family in Mazagon and will ask them tomorrow when I see them.
by pilgrim
Mon Nov 12, 2007 9:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Urgent...... suggestions req
Replies: 60
Views: 31502

Tha factory at Bormujos has lots of different shops, the baja planta in Corte Ingles in Tomares opposite Macdonalds, all different styles all on one floor. There is a very nice dress shop, in Mazagon (in Huelva ) if you fancy a drive out, very dressy, all sizes. Sorry but can't give directions as I ...
by pilgrim
Sun Nov 11, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Current recommendations to buy
Replies: 21
Views: 5266

We usually have Marks & Sparks new potatoes for xmas, they are delivered over the wall by our neighbours, this year I don't expect them to be in prepacked bags for Marks and Sparks as the packing is now done Portugal :D
by pilgrim
Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: any work
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

There is a van parked outside the Sevilla Ikea with the word Portador and a mobile number, been there forever....... it seems
by pilgrim
Tue Nov 06, 2007 2:41 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: New life in Spain
Replies: 23
Views: 8726

A Spanish lady opened a 2nd hand furniture shop in our local town and she has been going for about 2 yrs now, which seems a good sign as some shops seam to barely make 6 months!! She mainly imports her furniture from Romania, via her German sister-in- law but she has problems with customs and the lo...
by pilgrim
Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: EasyJet Buy GB Airways!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 4521

and it looks like they might be flying into Seville, but when trying to book a flight into Faro their website would not accept my Spanish visa card, phoned them up and was told that they dont accept the Spanish visa, the lady thought there was a difference in the number of figures on the Spanish car...
by pilgrim
Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: UK passport application via Madrid
Replies: 36
Views: 6870

Did mine recently, had the photo done in a shop requesting that it was for a passport, it is slightly smaller than stated on the web site, but both mine and my sons have been accepted turn around was 10 days.Paid with Spanish debit card.
by pilgrim
Mon Oct 22, 2007 7:12 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: A Levels (baccalaureate)
Replies: 4
Views: 1074

Not your area, but as no one else has answered this may help. Here in Seville, if you are looking for a public not private fee paying school its the area you live in that determines where your child can go to school. In our village the senior school is like a secondary modern (as use to be in the UK...
by pilgrim
Sun Oct 21, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Where can I buy?
Replies: 18
Views: 3070

Kids Next Clothes

A bit of info which may or may not be of use to you Next clothes for kids (and adults Principles clothes )are made in Portugal - (well that is what it says on the lable) and are often on sale at our local Market on the 2 Euro stall - if they are 2nds you can't tell - may you could find a supplier th...
by pilgrim
Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Spanish Will's
Replies: 9
Views: 2376

wills

38 euros each in Seville at an English Speaking notary!!! beat that :D whoops I see you already have at 31 euros :oops:
by pilgrim
Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: English bookshops
Replies: 9
Views: 2953

English books are available in Seville City and at the airport. A friend and I have been looking into setting up some sort af book exchange for the past year or so, but have come to the conclusion you would need to combine it with something else, may be a cafe? I get my books from ebay and amazon or...
by pilgrim
Thu Oct 11, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: Indian Restaurant
Replies: 2
Views: 2758

A new Mexican restaraunt has just opened in Hinojos opposite La Choza we have not yet tried it yet or heard any reports, best Spanish Restaurant locally IMHO El Cortijo in Pilas on the Las Ventolinas Ind Est. wise to go early at the weekends as it gets packed
by pilgrim
Thu Oct 11, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Best area to live within one hour of Seville
Replies: 9
Views: 6011

We live less then hour away from Seville Airport, Donana Park on the doorstep, down towards Huelva, 30 mins from the beach, beautiful countryside, few English around, but few and far between, Spanish a must! although we are still learning : :D Just being plain nosey what jobs are your husbands doing...
by pilgrim
Thu Sep 20, 2007 4:27 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Roof Beams
Replies: 11
Views: 3593

The cost of the licence is 6 per cent of the costs which I think comes from the "School of Architects" or something similar, I am sure Hilly Billy will have the correct name of the Institution. This time for the first time not only do we have the "licence" which is the bit of pap...
by pilgrim
Thu Sep 20, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Roof Beams
Replies: 11
Views: 3593

Based on experience I would strongly reccomend that you go to the town Hall see the architect for yourself, as well as advising you what you need to do (type of licence etc)ours also advised us as to how much the works should cost ...................way off any builders quotes. Two builders gave us ...
by pilgrim
Thu Sep 13, 2007 3:32 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Childrens books in Spain
Replies: 10
Views: 3693

Books

Have sent you a pm
by pilgrim
Thu Sep 13, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: more furniture questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2248

Yes they do deliver and so does (just google) Don Campo
by pilgrim
Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Childrens books in Spain
Replies: 10
Views: 3693

If your books are Usborne I am sure you will find info on thier Web Site there is a lady who deals with Spain, can't remember her name, if you have no luck I wiil ask my team leader here. I have heard that there is fierce competion with regards to allocation on the Costa del Sol and as we are in Spa...

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