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by claire4james
Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gigging in Spain
Replies: 21
Views: 5614

I do know the bar business, here it doesn't work, I wish you continuing success with your business. If you know this, then I'll concede the point.......Thanks PS, having re read my previous post, i apologise if it came across agressively, that wasn't my intention...... PPS, a majority of the time i...
by claire4james
Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:24 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: The Photograpy Thread
Replies: 332
Views: 81223

stunning! i have viewed this thread several times but having just scrolled through each of the pages the pictures still "stun" me....thanks to all for sharing them i think theres a benefit to having a "viewers photos" area on the site, would make a great addition... i took the kids camping o el chor...
by claire4james
Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gigging in Spain
Replies: 21
Views: 5614

my opinion, offered as someone who knows nothing of the business but can give my view as a customer.......if the duo was good, they would get bookings....if they were REALLY good they may even be able to charge more.... one thing i have found here is that while there are lots of "talented" people ou...
by claire4james
Wed Sep 05, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: 2 bring or not 2 bring
Replies: 24
Views: 10249

so...our final advice to all those planning a move is...............

damned if you do.......damned if you dont!!
:shock:
by claire4james
Mon Aug 13, 2007 7:25 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: pool evaporation
Replies: 7
Views: 2016

pool evaporation

Hi guys..... the pool level seems to be dropping a lot.....it's gotta have lost 2" in the last 24 hours..... The missus seems to think it's something to do with the new irrigation system (although thats fed from the mains).... The pool is 8x4 (maybe 9x5, not sure) and 7ft at deep end......The same i...
by claire4james
Mon Aug 06, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Excessive Drinking
Replies: 100
Views: 20932

I have now passed the three week mark...no alcohol...and quite proud of my Wife also , who joined in with my alcohol abstinence.... So do I feel any different,..... well to be truthful...not a lot..!...I have lost a little weight and do seem to have more energy..and of course a little more money in...
by claire4james
Thu Jul 26, 2007 9:22 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Easyjet
Replies: 16
Views: 4480

weight policies on the airlines frustrate me no end! On my recent holiday trip one of the ladies checking the baggage in notice that between myself, the wife and 2 kiddies we may have been ounces over the allowance on one of the cases (this wasn't over the 25kg per bag stated, it was that the case r...
by claire4james
Thu Jun 21, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Harley Davidson Rally Fuengirola - Accommodation Required
Replies: 23
Views: 7258

I bet its not just you, best she has a dozen sisters!!!! (and at least 3 of them will be just for dealer!) anyway on that note, I shall be signing off for a couple of weeks, as myself, Mrs A and the 2 little A's are off on our holidays!!!! Short visit to the UK before jetting off to a tropical parad...
by claire4james
Thu Jun 21, 2007 5:11 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Beauty/Fitness
Replies: 14
Views: 5078

you can come and rub me in my pool.....

in fact (and i would have to persuade Mrs A) but you can come and rub both of us in my pool.....

Actually, this bears a resemblence to a recurring dream I have :lol: :lol:
by claire4james
Thu Jun 21, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Harley Davidson Rally Fuengirola - Accommodation Required
Replies: 23
Views: 7258

hi where in Fuengirola is this-oh having midlife crisis and into bikes big time :D Funny, I was having a conversation only this morning with someone about this.....why when men of middle age buy a harley they are accused of having a midlife crisis!! The result of our conv, was that its b******s! lo...
by claire4james
Thu Jun 21, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Harley Davidson Rally Fuengirola - Accommodation Required
Replies: 23
Views: 7258

it has to be this weekend!

I have seen more Harley's up and down the Carretera this last 2 days than I have seen in my entire life!
by claire4james
Wed Jun 20, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: After the children leave school
Replies: 10
Views: 4718

as a parent, what career opportunities to do you think your children have in the UK ?? Indeed with the property market as it is (although not much diff here to be honest) they'll be at home till they're 35 before they can afford to buy a place of thier own! Thats why I am saving now for a flat for m...
by claire4james
Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:24 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Car advice....
Replies: 4
Views: 1373

The obvious question would be 'Why did you buy the car without the registration document and how do you know it was his to sell? Obvious questions are as entitled to an answer as the not so obvious ones.....I brought it a) because it was doing him a favour b) because it was cheap and c) because at ...
by claire4james
Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:17 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Lake Vinuela is on "Living in the Sun" NOW!
Replies: 2
Views: 993

Lake vinuela is where they film a lot of their stuff....Spain uncut is filmed at the venta overlooking the lake...
by claire4james
Mon Jun 18, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Car advice....
Replies: 4
Views: 1373

Car advice....

Hi Guys, Quickie.....Not sure if anyone can help, I have tried most avenues, but hoping someone can suggest a train of thought I haven't yet had! Last year I hired an english guy who had relocated from Portugal....I employed him for a period of time before he went off to the Canaries... When he left...
by claire4james
Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: The Photograpy Thread
Replies: 332
Views: 81223

oooooooooh.....I'm off on my holiday's next week! first one since arriving in Spain a couple of years ago....I was happy to have two weeks off and lay around the villa but the missus insists that having ran the place like a hotel for all our visitors, she is entitled to visit a hotel and have someon...
by claire4james
Tue Jun 12, 2007 9:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: is anyone using....
Replies: 5
Views: 2188

When using Skype Out the receiving party does not need a computer. The call is received on a landline. You still need a computer to initiate a call with Jajah. I can't see the advantage over Skype or Skype Out and it costs more. the advantage is that i can call my nan who doesn't have a pc for free...
by claire4james
Mon Jun 11, 2007 7:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: is anyone using....
Replies: 5
Views: 2188

is anyone using....

www.jajah.com ??? I have been using skype for a few years now to make overseas calls (either free if the other party also has skype) or very low rates if not.... Anyway, i have recently been introduced to this jajah..now you dont need any hardware (like a handset etc) and all you need to do to regis...
by claire4james
Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:48 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Trading a UK plated car in
Replies: 16
Views: 3045

you can have a car shipped back to the uk for around 500-700 euros....I think that by the time you take into account, petrol, tolls, ferry time costs etc, that shipping it is the most efficient way....
by claire4james
Wed Jun 06, 2007 8:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: Engine tuning in southern spain
Replies: 28
Views: 8042

BMW in Marbella (salamanca I think) I haven't been impressed with.... Been there 3 times in the last month, firstly a full service that took 3 days, then back again, spent 3 days there, got a bill for over 500 euros, none of the faults had been repaired and I had only managed to acquire a set of rea...