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by spanish_lad
Thu May 14, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: ITV rules re tyres
Replies: 49
Views: 11726

Re: ITV rules re tyres

All tyres from a certain year onwards have the date of manufacture on them, in the form of 4 numbers in an oval. The first two is the week and the second two is the year. There is no date of expiry on tyres, but if they are in poor condition they will probably fail. ie: if they are cracked in the tr...
by spanish_lad
Thu May 14, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

olive wrote:Ah but could I be an insured named driver on a vehicle owned by someone else......?
Only if they are no relation to you. ie: a husband and wife is not allowed, but you could drive your work collegues uk car.
by spanish_lad
Thu May 14, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Lotteria y apuestas
Replies: 12
Views: 355

Re: Lotteria y apuestas

peteroldracer wrote:and our regular numbers could have, just could have....
Google it - theres a lawyer trying to sue the government on behalf of regular lottery players if they would of won, for the people who play the same numbers every week
by spanish_lad
Thu May 14, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: ITV rules re tyres
Replies: 49
Views: 11726

Re: ITV rules re tyres

Unless there have been any changes recently, the rules state that tyres on the same axle shouod be the same brand. All tyres should be whats on the paperwork or better, they cant be lower rated.
by spanish_lad
Thu May 07, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

Ahh well.. Hopefully everyone can wait a while longer then.
by spanish_lad
Thu May 07, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: road tax & water bill, Velez-Malaga/Alcaucin area
Replies: 5
Views: 217

Re: road tax & water bill, Velez-Malaga/Alcaucin area

Ours went out the bank a couple of days ago. (Alhaurin el grande) - so it must vary town to town.
by spanish_lad
Tue May 05, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

And in 'el comercio' it says this: (https://www.elcomercio.es/sociedad/cuantas-personas-pueden-viajar-mismo-coche-fases-desescalada-confinamiento-coronavirus-20200504180844-nt.html) En la fase 0 está permitido que viajen dos personas en la misma fila de un coche. Eso sí, han de convivir juntos. Si n...
by spanish_lad
Tue May 05, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

Posted by 'el pais' spanish newspaper: CORONAVIRUS Shopping, driving, training: New deescalation measures go into effect in Spain on May 4 The government has published five ministerial orders outlining what activities are permitted as the country gradually deescalates its strict lockdown PABLO LINDE...
by spanish_lad
Tue May 05, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

It changed yesterday i believe?
by spanish_lad
Tue May 05, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: anyone experience of compost heaps?
Replies: 12
Views: 542

Re: anyone experience of compost heaps?

We have not had rats in the compost at all, we get alot of 'fruit flies' inside it tho, but thats probably because of a little hole in the side ?
by spanish_lad
Tue May 05, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

At least me and the mrs can go out in the same car now, and pick up friends to sit in the back. Feels like its getting back to normal.

Abc news published that borders would stay closed till october !!!
by spanish_lad
Sun May 03, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: anyone experience of compost heaps?
Replies: 12
Views: 542

Re: anyone experience of compost heaps?

You can get them.from other places, but direct from china cant be beaten for the price, especially if you dont mind waiting for the postage (think in months not days.)
by spanish_lad
Sun May 03, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Drainage
Replies: 6
Views: 318

Re: Drainage

Ahh thanks for that gerry.
by spanish_lad
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Shopping
Replies: 29
Views: 855

Re: Shopping

I was told that those sections were closed off to the public, but it would be nice to know for sure ?

It might change in the next week or two, at least.

Andddd .. You can buy thise things online
by spanish_lad
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: anyone experience of compost heaps?
Replies: 12
Views: 542

Re: anyone experience of compost heaps?

#Aliexpress € 5,63 45%OFF | Organic Waste Kitchen Garden Yard Compost Bag Environmental PVC Cloth Planter Kitchen Waste Disposal Organic Compost Bag https://a.aliexpress.com/_B1n1wW We have a couple of these, at the base of two orange trees in garden. They last a couple of years as they are mostly i...
by spanish_lad
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: handyman/gardener La Vinuela/Alcaucin
Replies: 2
Views: 492

Re: handyman/gardener La Vinuela/Alcaucin

Is there not a notice board in the english supermarket or the bar over the road with the pool table ?
by spanish_lad
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

On the other hand, why didn't they just apply the discount without the customer requesting the discount? Gerry Gerry... You should know by now that when someone or a company in Spain wants money then its the end of the world if its one second late.. But if they have to give money to someone else th...
by spanish_lad
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Drainage
Replies: 6
Views: 318

Re: Drainage

I would do it, but have it coming off into a 'holding/seperation tank with some sort of washable filter (sock?) So that alot of the 'grey' as olive says, os filtered out first.
by spanish_lad
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Almond trees
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: Almond trees

From when i was gardening : (5+ years ago)

Small olive trees that will take 10 years to bear olives can be had from 5 euro each.

A big tree can be € 1000 +
by spanish_lad
Tue Apr 28, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1389
Views: 28651

Re: Coronavirus

I hope that we (me & the missus) can get back to work soon, we hate the idea of being on 'paro'... (Well.. When we get anything...)

I dont think that planes will be landing here before june / july tho.