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by fearfulfred
Thu Nov 17, 2005 4:26 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Buyng a used car
Replies: 11
Views: 5034

Thanxs John G I did know about the use of the word "caravan " as I am married to a Brit. Actually it is a trailer we had made for our motorcycle and want to have modified for dragging stuff around. i figure it would be better to have it modified there so that it is sure to meet whatever requirements...
by fearfulfred
Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:35 am
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Buyng a used car
Replies: 11
Views: 5034

Thanx Spanish lad . Actually will be trying to find out more about insurance before we go and have to insure the house also....Lots to think about . Yes it is in hills between Casabermeja and Colmenar...Will be a big change from living in the city we also need the vehicle to be able to pull a traile...
by fearfulfred
Wed Nov 16, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Buyng a used car
Replies: 11
Views: 5034

Thanx all I will not buy in the UK then we can just fly down and find one there ..it's a long drive down anyway . So far have the NIE and the passport the escritura should be at our lawyers office but i will write and make sure. he can e-mail me a copy or we can pick it up as soon as we arrive in Sp...
by fearfulfred
Wed Nov 16, 2005 5:42 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: Buyng a used car
Replies: 11
Views: 5034

Buyng a used car

hello all I am hoping someone can help me on this. I am planing on moving out from Canada and we had intended to purchase a used car. from reading this forum often i have gotten the impression that this is not easy to do. I have "seen" people mention a month of paperwork even with the help of a "ges...
by fearfulfred
Sun Nov 13, 2005 1:20 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Heartburn
Replies: 9
Views: 8019

Yes Bongtrees is right get it checked out..in the states it is often known as acid reflux and was one of the symptoms ( and only one among many) when my father had cancer of the esophagus ( he was treated successfully). He had it for a long time before they found he had cancer, but it was a symptom....
by fearfulfred
Fri Nov 11, 2005 10:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Freebies???
Replies: 12
Views: 4737

Thanxs beachcomber , will keep that in mind and maybe try it in the other portable when it gets back from Bahrain. It will definitely fit in the computer that runs our house when we are away...
by fearfulfred
Fri Nov 11, 2005 3:48 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8078

Cassandra .. I don't think he will need the tick and flea treatment either in the UK as it will have just been done in Canada as requirement for entering the UK. I expect to have to pay at the LVI as they will be giving him his pet passport and that surely has a fee though the Defra people did not m...
by fearfulfred
Fri Nov 11, 2005 3:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Freebies???
Replies: 12
Views: 4737

Sorry Beachcomber you are very right...brain is asleep while body is awake sometimes....You said you are running SKYPE on a Win 98 computer..I am happy to hear this as we have a portable i wan to bring to Spain with us that cannot handle XP but is too good to give away! How much memory are you runni...
by fearfulfred
Wed Nov 09, 2005 6:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Freebies???
Replies: 12
Views: 4737

Hi Have been using Skype but i am on a cable connection and others are also..Voip costs for the software here so I have not looked into ti. Will need something for computer to computer once we are in Spain though and will be looking into Voip if i can find anyone using it...... Let me know if you fi...
by fearfulfred
Wed Nov 09, 2005 6:46 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8078

Bongtrees that sounds a terrible experience..."As far as I know there is a statutory 6 month waiting period during injections and observations in the UK when applying for the pets passport. " Tinker has gotten through his 6 months quarantine period after the blood tests. Its done here after positive...
by fearfulfred
Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:30 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8078

Thanxs Patricia , we will be checking it out...have cleared almost all the paperwork for the dog and am asking defra if it's possible to maybe get him a pet passport while in the UK.
by fearfulfred
Tue Nov 08, 2005 11:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: American Bed Linen
Replies: 14
Views: 4463

These are regular American sizes... Twin Mattress Size 39" wide x 75" long Twin Extra Long Mattress Size 39" wide x 80" long Full Mattress Size 54" wide x 75" long Full Extra Long Mattress 54" wide x 80" long Queen Mattress Size 60" wide x 80" long Queen Split Mattress 60" wide x 80" long Two 30" x ...
by fearfulfred
Sun Nov 06, 2005 7:41 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: American Bed Linen
Replies: 14
Views: 4463

Hi there...here's an site http://www.abed.com/sleepcenter/dimensions.html
which should give you the sizes you want..same sizes in Canada
good luck...
by fearfulfred
Sun Nov 06, 2005 7:29 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8078

Thanks Jenny I will be looking into them then when we finally get to the UK. Things seem to keep getting put off..at the moment waiting for the officially defra approved gvt vet to let me know if i need to give him a booster shot for rabies as he had the test more than 16 ms ago. his vaccine was sup...
by fearfulfred
Sat Nov 05, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Do you want to go back to uk??
Replies: 32
Views: 8854

I agree with you Spanish lad ...coming from Canada things are more expensive in Spain than in Canada almost Euro to the Dollar...but the weather is a lot better in winter! And when we compare prices to the UK it is Dollar to Pound..but the wages are proportionate too..problems is where you earn your...
by fearfulfred
Thu Nov 03, 2005 3:14 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8078

Thanks for the input to everyone... Curatokid I have e-mailed the people at Doggies and Moggies with a query an am awaiting their reply. Poppylou was right the airport limitation for the UK forces us to land at Heathrow (something we are not looking forward to) but we are really hoping to be able to...
by fearfulfred
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:34 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8078

Sorry i should have said that there are not any direct flights from Montreal to Spain...it either means a change of planes in Paris . We have relatives in Birmingham so thought we would either fly from there or drive down. As we are hoping to buy a car in Spain would prefer to fly from the UK if at ...
by fearfulfred
Tue Nov 01, 2005 2:54 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8078

Dogs and flying

HI there We are soon going to move out to Spain from Canada...our dog has necessary microchip and rabies blood tests etc...We are hoping to fly to the UK first to visit in laws and then go down to Spain . I am just wondering if any of the cheap flights from UK to Spain allow for dogs..he is 2 stone ...
by fearfulfred
Sun Sep 18, 2005 12:12 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Travelling to Andalucia - La Mancha
Replies: 40
Views: 29566

Manzanares

Hi there Stayed in Manzanares for close to a month. We stayed at the Parador there and it was nice though the food got boring..any hotel does after a month. Almagro nearby is a lovely village to visit if you get the chance. no idea on prices as it was work related and customer picking up the charges...

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