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by bubba
Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: radio stations
Replies: 14
Views: 2090

radio stations

why are there so many awful radio stations around on the coast, a couple are good but the rest have awful presenters especially the ones who over pronounce spanish words. which ones do you like and dislike.
We have quite a new one inland called ace fm they are quite good.
by bubba
Wed Jul 09, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cartama
Replies: 6
Views: 2036

According to the town hall website it is the 1st sunday of the month, and is an ecological market, cheeses, honey, fruit and veg, make up, eggs and plenty more. I havent been yet as it is quite new. all producers are local to the area. We also have an almond factory in cartama, and they produce all ...
by bubba
Wed Jul 09, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cartama
Replies: 6
Views: 2036

The market has recently moved and also has a real farmers market once a month with all local fresh produce including honey and other nice things.
As you drive through estacion de cartama there is a petrol station, it is opposite there up the back.on a sunday.
by bubba
Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Invite by the embassy
Replies: 14
Views: 3005

Its actually being held at the barcelo hotel, Yes I have been to one before 2 years ago.
I dont like to brag about our input into the expat community.
will pm you PP.
I thought that a few people on here would have got an invite.
by bubba
Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Invite by the embassy
Replies: 14
Views: 3005

Oh come on somebody must have got one, come on now dont be bashful.
I know of 23 people who have got one.
by bubba
Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Invite by the embassy
Replies: 14
Views: 3005

Invite by the embassy

How many people have been invited to the embassy tea party in Malaga.
We got our invite yesterday, its mainly for people who have contributed to the expat community over the years. I am sure many of you have also received one. see you there.
by bubba
Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:32 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cartama
Replies: 6
Views: 2036

Cartama is a smallish town 20 mins from the coast, next to coin. It used to be a very basic town, but is now on the up . Due to all the new motorway links cartama is seen as commuter belt to malaga. There are two new shopping centres going to be built in the near future also a large sports centre an...
by bubba
Tue Jul 08, 2008 7:12 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: Why do the Spanish actually have dogs?
Replies: 97
Views: 22957

there are people near us on the road into town, they have just rented a house, outside is a husky tied up on a short chain, he has a coca cola umbrella to protect him from the sun, which dosent and an old car seat, cant see any water and he is there from morning to night. Maybe they hope he will die...
by bubba
Tue Jul 08, 2008 8:00 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Motorway bridge collapse
Replies: 6
Views: 3115

Another one, a bridge not far from that one also collapsed a couple of years ago. lucky no one was on it as there are lots of tourists around that area .
by bubba
Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: what is the point of this forum?
Replies: 60
Views: 15316

You do think you are superior, by telling people that this and that are incorrect. by saying this you are telling people they are wrong, but who are you, just a poster like myself. I bet people do a runner when they see you coming if you are like this face to face. Just dont read my postings if they...
by bubba
Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bad time to build your dream - what would you do???
Replies: 15
Views: 2521

I think their is a slow down in tourism, usually you cant get a flight in July from the uk, and there are even bargains to be had. The uk press says that a lot of brits are going camping,, how wonderful..
by bubba
Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: the english or spanish way
Replies: 71
Views: 8229

In the summer we cook when it feels a little cooler, try not to have a siesta as I always feel like mush when I wake up, then cant sleep at night and keep getting up with nothing to do.
by bubba
Mon Jul 07, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: what is the point of this forum?
Replies: 60
Views: 15316

everyone can read what I write, I think you are over the top, dont take yourself so seriously, this forum is a casual, sometimes fun forum for everybody. It is slightly **** to keep picking on peoples spelling and stuff, it is like telling someone how to speak. you really do not have the right to te...
by bubba
Mon Jul 07, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: what is the point of this forum?
Replies: 60
Views: 15316

most of us have lots to do, and when writing on here do so in a hurry or when we are bored. to take the time to spell and get grammar correct we would not have much going on in our lives. I am good at spelling and grammar but do not have the time to take this forum so seriously. For those who consta...
by bubba
Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:04 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: UK emigration
Replies: 117
Views: 32595

America probably leads the way, but the uk is not far behind. as for their teeth I shant even start on that one.
by bubba
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: did you manage to bag yourself a bargain spanish casa
Replies: 14
Views: 3394

we bought a small house on 5000 m2 of land just outside of the town,for 53,000 euros 7 years ago. we have built a villa, a pool and a guest house with own entrance. value 520,000 euros. Hopefully in a couple of months we shall be able to sell them seperatley at 200 and 350,00 which will help them to...
by bubba
Sun Jul 06, 2008 1:42 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Another nail in Spain's coffin?
Replies: 27
Views: 4245

The idea of raffleing your house off seems a good one to me, the guy in spain trying to do this has been stopped as he must have a lottery license. The same is being done in the uk, a large estate and big house, tickets are 25.00 pounds. He can carry on with no problems. I wonder would it be possibl...
by bubba
Sun Jul 06, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: UK emigration
Replies: 117
Views: 32595

Kids in the uk have more to do now than we did. certain areas are given youth clubs etc, which they then damage, set fire to . These clubs are deemed as boring and they are watched over by adults. The alternative is that they can run riot on the streets doing what they want they have no fear of auth...
by bubba
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: malaga airport parking
Replies: 9
Views: 2379

we normally park in the car park opposite arrivals, as we only go for 3 days and we normally pay about 18 euros, we havent been away for a while, and this time it was 63,00 euros. has it gone up a lot recently. I wonder where the people whos cars are thick with dust and left for months are. They did...
by bubba
Sat Jul 05, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: ANTEQUERA LA VERONICA Sunday opening
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

mercadona never opens on a sunday, even when allowed to.