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by ChrisM
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Spanish 'snacks'
Replies: 2
Views: 2085

Spanish 'snacks'

What quick, easy, natural nibbles do the Spanish enjoy? Or do they? Snacking seems to be a junk food culture thing?

To me, tapas are filling enough to be a meal!
by ChrisM
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pre-retirement options
Replies: 2
Views: 630

Pre-retirement options

With a few years to go before finally 'retiring' (as if!), we'd like to dip our toes into the Costa water and reckon renting an apartment for months at a time shortly after retiring is the most sensible option.

It's a broad question, but does anyone have similar experience/guidance?
by ChrisM
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pressure back on the Euro
Replies: 188
Views: 21621

Re: Pressure back on the Euro

anyroads wrote:I wrote "I shout at my students a lot. This makes them achieve well."

Blimey, you are lucky you are not teaching these days.

To my mind, that says more about the times than the technique!
by ChrisM
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: after the Greeks ...
Replies: 217
Views: 31709

Re: after the Greeks ...

Why is it that all the Countries that are really struggling are the Catholic ones?? I'm a Catholic, and see that as much an irrelevance as other replies have indicated; e.g. dark hair; expats. Hey ho. From my proudly northern European perspective, I'd be the first to admit that our society is sadly...
by ChrisM
Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ¡Hola todos!
Replies: 5
Views: 1792

¡Hola todos!

I've been on and off this site for over ten years, and rate it as the best of its kind. I live in England and have visited the Calahonda, Benalmádenda area on and off over that period as we have relatives there. With retirement a few years away and in terms of exploring options, I reckon renting for...