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by silver
Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:28 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: An Apology
Replies: 26
Views: 2917

Re: An Apology

Please dont aplolgize.. I´m sure the check-out girl will forgive you for interupting and having the rudeness to be shopping during the siesta..the eggs thats ok just scramble ..but to ask for some extra plastic bags, dont you know they are a hasard..you really should have taken your own bag to save ...
by silver
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: An honest robber? what do you think.
Replies: 29
Views: 2117

Re: An honest robber? what do you think.

OH told him we didn't have any gas only electric. thats the best way out I feel very stupid. join the club..there are thousands who fall for this that is why its so common.. They tried me 3 times this year alone..I got caught out many years ago...and in all the years I have been here have never had...
by silver
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: No one want to move to Andalucia - says it all?
Replies: 199
Views: 34599

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

destruction of its property market by destroying or threatening to destroy legally built properties. legally built :shock: Devils Advocate ..if without always having to compare the two to make yourself feel better. was for me..think again..I´m not comparing at all..however I do get fed up with moan...
by silver
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: An honest robber? what do you think.
Replies: 29
Views: 2117

Re: An honest robber? what do you think.

princess peach do not let anyone in your house..this is a typical con been going on for many years..even before the brits arrived... a lot of Spanish fall for this one too... I didnt ask him for iD would you know what one looked like?? Dont open the door is the best..but if you do say you have not b...
by silver
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:03 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: No one want to move to Andalucia - says it all?
Replies: 199
Views: 34599

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

[quoteSpain was now crumbling on every front][/quote]
While UK is doing soooooooooooooo well.................
by silver
Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: High Electric bill
Replies: 10
Views: 1638

Re: High Electric bill

Sometimes you can get a high bill due to them sending out estimated bills before this one.
At the top of your bill under consumo it says lectura estimada.. or lectura real.
But electict has gone up..and get more expensive per unit the more you use..like a kind of fine for using too much..
by silver
Fri Jan 09, 2009 2:25 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: School Help
Replies: 31
Views: 4439

Re: School Help

Find out who is in charge this year of APA ((Asociación de Padres de Alumnos) at your school..tell them your story and ask for parents suport dealing with this.
by silver
Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spanish words ingeneral useage in england
Replies: 18
Views: 2790

Re: Spanish words ingeneral useage in england

Which is derived from which, I don't know.
Anyone shed some light?
from Latin stati
fiesta
by silver
Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:28 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: New Year's Eve TV in Spain
Replies: 1
Views: 517

Re: New Year's Eve TV in Spain

All channels will have entertainment and chimes to eat grape by..antena3.. TV1..cuatro..5 and canelsur.. practice..well they tell you how their clock goes..and one has to be really quick and carefull not to choke with this 100 year old custom..introduced by a grape growing village with too many grap...
by silver
Sat Dec 27, 2008 12:26 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: help abusive treatment of children
Replies: 4
Views: 663

Re: help abusive treatment of children

First step.. go and tell the president of your comunity..(remember you are paying these guys.)..preferably with someone who would serve as witness to the fact that you have complained...do the same with the spanish company (if you know its a spanish company then you should be able to get a number to...
by silver
Wed Dec 24, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: dont the spanish eat brussels?
Replies: 20
Views: 6061

Re: dont the spanish eat brussels?

Do the spanish even eat them?
they seem to prefer the frozen ones..yuk
but at christmas time they are normally available in supermarkets.
by silver
Wed Dec 24, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Got my parsnips!!
Replies: 17
Views: 3767

Re: Got my parsnips!!

I got my parsnips too..a box full you can always order a 5 kilo box (cost us 8€) from any veg shop any time of year..they are called chirivis..not sure about spelling but pronounced cheer--re--vis..very common in Murcia area.
by silver
Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:37 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: time to move on
Replies: 62
Views: 6226

Re: time to move on

Who wants to join in?
not me..Im quite happy in Andalucia..more money would be great..any ideas :D
From what I see on this post, its money thats the issue and not Andalucia :?
by silver
Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Has Andalucia had the best and is it downhill from here?
Replies: 25
Views: 2318

Re: Has Andalucia had the best and is it downhill from here?

Has Andalucia had the best and is it downhill from here?
I dont think so..wait till crisis is over and the sales will start.. same as last time crisis boom crisis boom
by silver
Wed Dec 17, 2008 7:56 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Puente or Public Holiday
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: Puente or Public Holiday

public holiday on 25th :D
by silver
Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:21 pm
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: maths help!
Replies: 19
Views: 6885

Re: maths help!

One good way for you boys maths would be for him to offer English help in exchange :idea: to the best maths pupil in his class or another in a high grade. :)
by silver
Mon Dec 15, 2008 11:40 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Rip-off Farmacía
Replies: 12
Views: 1403

Re: Rip-off Farmacía

when you buy pills you can ask for the same medicine in form of medicamento genérico..this comes without a brand name and is cheaper.
by silver
Mon Dec 15, 2008 9:06 am
Forum: Parents in Andalucia
Topic: maths help!
Replies: 19
Views: 6885

Re: maths help!

you can use internet for help with maths e.g. Google with Potencia de un número find explanation in spanish Potencia de un número natural Si se desea multiplicar un número por sí mismo varias veces se puede indicar el producto factor a factor, si son pocos factores esto se puede hacer sin mucha difi...
by silver
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: cleaning stainless steel
Replies: 28
Views: 3217

Re: cleaning stainless steel

:cry: cant understand what happened to your pan..sorry
I always get the burnt pans to clean..using bleach in this way is very much used in Spain..and I myself have done so many times..are you sure the pan is stainless steel because I have seen this blackness happen with aluminium pans.