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by ashfieb
Wed Oct 09, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Estate agents in Antequera area
Replies: 4
Views: 2272

Re: Estate agents in Antequera area

We used http://www.inlandandalucia.com they are based in mollina and are English speaking. Commission rates are much higher than in the UK with 5% and upwards been the norm.
by ashfieb
Wed Sep 18, 2013 3:51 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Funcionarios
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Funcionarios

by ashfieb
Sat Apr 13, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Kindle or other
Replies: 50
Views: 7590

Re: Kindle or other

The Kindle paperwhite is definitely the best option for reading bright sunlight, if you buy from Amazon direct just use the gift option and the Kindle will arrive unregistered and your niece will be able to register it to her Kindle account
by ashfieb
Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Has anyone actually lost their TV signal yet?
Replies: 1897
Views: 260938

Re: Has anyone actually lost their TV signal yet?

One is not amused! A Baroness Has Complained to the BBC That Expats will loose BBC ITV Next Year

http://www.theolivepress.es/spain-news/ ... ot-amused/
by ashfieb
Sat Oct 20, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a quick way to view all recent posts?
Replies: 5
Views: 1274

Re: Is there a quick way to view all recent posts?

search.php?search_id=active_topics
by ashfieb
Sun Jul 22, 2012 4:00 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Radio 4 and BBC World Service via satellite
Replies: 11
Views: 3644

Re: Radio 4 and BBC World Service via satellite

You can get BBC World Service on the Internet:

http://www.livestation.com/channels/9-b ... ce-english
by ashfieb
Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Bankers draft ( cheque bancario ) Commission
Replies: 2
Views: 2686

Re: Bankers draft ( cheque bancario ) Commission

Hi, we have just sold our house in Spain and moved back to the UK for health reasons. We were told the bankers draft had to be in our name and they would not accept an electronic transfer to a foreign exchange company. The cheque took 3 days to clear and We were charged €3 to pay the cheque into our...
by ashfieb
Wed Jun 13, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Anyone read a good book lately ?
Replies: 94
Views: 24241

Re: Anyone read a good book lately ?

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/?ie=UTF8&keyw ... p86gc0bg_e

Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools by Victoria Twead

Cheers, Barry
by ashfieb
Thu May 10, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: No satellite signal
Replies: 5
Views: 1690

Re: No satellite signal

When you are attempting to set up a satellite dish in a heavily wooded area or one with lots of man made obstructions, it helps to understand how the dish really works. One common misconception is that the dish points 'directly' at the satellite. This isn't the case for most dish designs. Prime foca...
by ashfieb
Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: El Tintero Malaga
Replies: 11
Views: 5967

Re: El Tintero Malaga

well worth a visit as long as you like fish !

http://www.tvspain.tv/video_details.php?id=49
by ashfieb
Wed Apr 04, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Tonight on tv
Replies: 35
Views: 3428

Re: Tonight on tv

The young couple at Vista del Torcal have already installed a new shower room in response to the criticism, I hope they do well !
http://www.vistadeltorcal.com/
by ashfieb
Tue Mar 20, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Best method moving money from house sale back to UK
Replies: 14
Views: 2680

Re: Best method moving money from house sale back to UK

we have just sold our house in Spain and moved back to the UK for health reasons. We were charged €3 to pay the cheque into our Halifax/Lloyds account and then half a percent to transfer the money in euros to moneycorp and then moneycorp gave us an exchange rate yesterday of 1.22 to transfer in ster...
by ashfieb
Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: VHS to disc
Replies: 9
Views: 1501

Re: VHS to disc

I had lots of tapes to copy, so I bought a dedicated unit:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Toshiba-DVR20 ... 2ebba94586

easy-to-use and great quality!
by ashfieb
Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Changing an LNB - how difficult is it?
Replies: 12
Views: 12331

Re: Changing an LNB - how difficult is it?

How to fit 'F' Connectors to coaxial cable

http://www.satcure.co.uk/tech/fconn.htm#fit

Cheers, Barry
by ashfieb
Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Astra 1N
Replies: 14
Views: 1874

Re: Astra 1N

Astra 1N theoretical footprint is shown here

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] ... otostream/
by ashfieb
Thu Oct 27, 2011 7:48 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Winter Hotel CDS
Replies: 20
Views: 3824

Re: Winter Hotel CDS