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by toddcl
Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:14 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar sim
Replies: 14
Views: 1366

Re: Movistar sim

Thanks for that. I'm on to a friend right away.
by toddcl
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar sim
Replies: 14
Views: 1366

Re: Movistar sim

MMMM. Found this on a movistar website. Says Nov 2008. WARNING!!! DUE TO SPANISH ANTI-TERRORISM LAWS PASSED IN NOVEMBER 2007 TO AVOID UNLAWFUL USE OF SIM CARDS IN TERRORIST ATTACKS, THE SPANISH CELL COMPANIES ARE REQUIRING THAT ALL SIM CARDS BE CORRECLTY REGISTERED BY NOVEMBER 1st, 2008. THOSE SIM C...
by toddcl
Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:20 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar sim
Replies: 14
Views: 1366

Movistar sim

Iv'e had a movistar sim for about 3 years now. I put 30€ on it just before returning to UK a month ago. Now it's dead as a nail. Found out since that due to fighting terorists etc. if you dont use you phone, then Movistar 'may cancel your sim'. Anyone had this problem? Where do I call to get my 30€ ...
by toddcl
Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:36 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: wood burning stove
Replies: 83
Views: 16456

Re: wood burning stove

I got fed-up with tar from the olive wood seeping out the joints of the flu. When back in uk I visited a specialist and he knew all about Spanish wood burning stoves. He had a supply of male / female converter fittings made in Stainles steel. I replaced the lot with stainles steel and never looked b...
by toddcl
Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: NEW - Non Resident tax declaration /payment
Replies: 161
Views: 44873

Re: NEW - Non Resident tax declaration /payment

Always paid the old 'wealth tax' via my solisitor due to a nasty experiance at the Hacienda when I tried to DIY. [Though he charged the earth]. Anyway my solisitor has not contacted me about the New non resident tax. [he's missed an oppertunity]. My question is that I know dozens of people that look...
by toddcl
Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: sterling at 1.15 euro... worried and shocked
Replies: 371
Views: 34351

Re: sterling at 1.15 euro... worried and shocked

1.15.20.4 and climbing :D
by toddcl
Tue May 19, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: tax due on UK house sale if reinvested in property in Spain
Replies: 10
Views: 1082

Re: tax due on UK house sale if reinvested in property in Spain

So. As I already own my Spanish home but are not resident yet. I should sell my UK house and hang around for a while to make sure I do not cop for Spanish tax before becomming resident. :shock:
by toddcl
Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:17 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: log burner Vs. Open fire
Replies: 43
Views: 8194

Re: log burner Vs. Open fire

My friend has built a system of ducts that run to the bedrooms. A canopy above the stove has a slide door that he opens to alow the warm rising air to heat his bedrooms as required. Works a treat.
by toddcl
Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:29 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: log burner Vs. Open fire
Replies: 43
Views: 8194

Re: log burner Vs. Open fire

Forgot to say. I offered to put central heating in but the 'Boss' says she loves the log burner. I must admit it stirs my hunter gatherer instinct and a few days with the chainsaw is great fun. there is nothing more rewarding than six tonne of fire wood cut and stacked. One good tip I got from a Spa...
by toddcl
Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:09 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: log burner Vs. Open fire
Replies: 43
Views: 8194

Re: log burner Vs. Open fire

We have a small free standing log burner with an oven on top. Fantastic stews and bread. The flue goes through the upstairs bathroom and heats it up [no condensation]. What we have learnt is : Store olive logs for at least six months or they give off a lot of tar that smells like kippers and also ch...
by toddcl
Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: do they actually catch up with non payers of wealth tax?
Replies: 26
Views: 2901

Re: do they actually catch up with non payers of wealth tax?

He should know that if you are resident permanently in Spain you are liable for tax on your world wide income. I was under the impression that Spain has an agreement with UK that a UK person resident in Spain can pay tax on his UK earnings, bank interst, pension etc that evolve from the UK, to the ...
by toddcl
Sat Jan 10, 2009 8:15 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: No one want to move to Andalucia - says it all?
Replies: 199
Views: 35200

Re: No one want to move to Andalucia - says it all?

Pound making a slight recovery at nearly 1.12 at close on Friday. Crime is rising in the countryside as many spanish have lost jobs and gone on the olives. Problem is all the looky looky men from the coast that come inland from November to March and now have no work or money. petty crime is on the r...
by toddcl
Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Pigeon info please!
Replies: 11
Views: 2245

Yep 'catch that pigeon' and soak it's feet in luke-warm water until Klingon's dissolve and fall off. :lol:
by toddcl
Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Bull fights
Replies: 52
Views: 9120

Personally I think everyone should visit a slaughterhouse and a chicken processing plant and see how animals are dispatched.

When you have seen a sow squealing because it knows what is in store and seen chickens thrashing about on the hook conveyor, then a bull fight is not that bad. :roll:
by toddcl
Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Pigeon info please!
Replies: 11
Views: 2245

It's a baby fledgling and the stone-like growths are S""t stuck to it's toes from the nest.
by toddcl
Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dangerous pesticides / herbicides
Replies: 1
Views: 689

All I can say is that I've found that all the agricultural chemicals used are many times stronger than those available in the UK. Potentially all sprayed areas are a danger to pets.
by toddcl
Wed Jun 25, 2008 8:42 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Tips to stop the gardener snapping my sprinklers
Replies: 7
Views: 3029

Dig up the lawn an gravel it all.
It will save wasting much needed water and you can cut down on gardening costs. :roll: