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by Cassandra
Fri Jan 27, 2006 3:43 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Living in the Sun
Replies: 21
Views: 6869

The owners of Chefs on the Run must have been very disappointed with today's programme. Great publicity for their business except for one important detail - the presenter kept saying it was on the Costa Blanca but its on Mojacar Playa which is very definitely in Almeria!!
by Cassandra
Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What do you hate.
Replies: 41
Views: 12091

Have just discovered something to hate...................being told to lower my standards when job seeking "because you have to start again at the bottom here" then not getting the job because I'm over qualified :evil:
by Cassandra
Tue Jan 17, 2006 2:47 pm
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: How to order vegetarian food in restaurants
Replies: 38
Views: 24046

Just found this website listing vegetarian restaurants in Spain

http://www.vegetarian-restaurants.net/Europe/Spain.htm

There a a few listed in Malaga, Granada and Seville. Don't know how up to date it is but might be worth checking out if you're in or near any of these areas.
by Cassandra
Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: How to order vegetarian food in restaurants
Replies: 38
Views: 24046

...and don't forget 'sin pesca' otherwise you'll end up with anchovies or tuna on the salads. If you know which restaurants you will be going to it may be worth calling in the day before and asking what they can prepare. My local restaurant has a very limited choice but excelled themselves at Christ...
by Cassandra
Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:04 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: british driving licence in Spain
Replies: 51
Views: 18098

I read that it was possible to get my Spanish address added to the licence by the Local Police and that would make it valid for use in Spain. But I have also been told that a UK licence is only a valid document if the information held on it and at DVLC is correct - and in my case I did not have a U...
by Cassandra
Fri Nov 11, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Scary Article about losing your home 2
Replies: 20
Views: 10463

I read recently, an article in the UK papers, it was a similar hair brained scheme, where a county council in the north west who have a shortage of council owned houses, have come up with the idea of commandeering privately owned homes that remain empty for longer than six months. The council wants...
by Cassandra
Wed Nov 09, 2005 7:14 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8124

The fit to fly is just a quick health check done by the LVI at the practice so could be done at the same time as the ticks & flea treatment - though that wasn't needed for our dog, possibly another thing that is only on returning to the UK :? Once they have checked the animal they stamp & sign the a...
by Cassandra
Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:50 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Dogs and flying
Replies: 23
Views: 8124

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. We have recently brought our dog from the UK. The 6 month requirement is only if you intend to return your animal to the UK. The pet passport can be obtaine...