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by Martin Page
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Animals & Pets
Topic: My dog has drawn blood
Replies: 22
Views: 10830

Re: My dog has drawn blood

You Know what you Have to do .....!
4 is 3 too many ....what happens if the next time (and there will be a next time) its a Childs Throat
sorry
by Martin Page
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat insurance
Replies: 4
Views: 2022

Re: Boat insurance

Boat insurance is depending on Length.... for Example up to 7.5m will cost you 70E a year. The biggest Motor boat insurer is Metropolis Securos. You can not put a boat into the water with a valid insurance certificate using a Puerto launch ramp The easiest way to put a smallish boat on to Spanish Wa...
by Martin Page
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Removing Artex from a ceiling
Replies: 13
Views: 3425

Re: Removing Artex from a ceiling

I just lost my post here ... A tip I was given and it worked very well Bladder the ceiling with the thickest solvite wallpaper past you can get to stick to the ceiling (real messy... Paint roller job in the end) ... then cover it with Cling Film ...(frustrating... very fiddly) Leave it for a couple ...
by Martin Page
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Fishing....
Replies: 16
Views: 11857

Re: Fishing....

What was the result ... did you get your Licence ?
by Martin Page
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: NO IPTV from 1st July
Replies: 50
Views: 18928

Re: NO IPTV from 1st July

well I can truely boast recording two channels to the hard drive AND Watch one from Hard drive .... Its what it says on the front of the Technomate TM-6401-HD M3CI super + Box... it Didn't to start with ... but the Technomate Service team sorted it about 2 years ago ... and no ...its too far back to...
by Martin Page
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: What are the BBC upto....
Replies: 22
Views: 4657

What are the BBC upto....

Just tried to use BBC catch up this morning .... nothing plays ... there is a new SIGNUP icon demanding you have to signup .... with a TV specific code. ......?
by Martin Page
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar Phone number to speak english
Replies: 7
Views: 27093

Re: Movistar Phone number to speak english

Sorted ..... you do have to ring 1004....early morning did it for me. Eventually you get through, and ask to speak english ( in Spanish) and eventually you get put through to an english speaker .. if you ask them the question, they modify your account /phone number to recognise your an english speak...
by Martin Page
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar Phone number to speak english
Replies: 7
Views: 27093

Re: Movistar Phone number to speak english

no .. I want to change my land line contract ... I need the Movistar sales number
by Martin Page
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Movistar Phone number to speak english
Replies: 7
Views: 27093

Movistar Phone number to speak english

Is there a direct dial number to speak to Movistar in English .... At one time you could just say 'english' using 1004... This does not seem to be the case now ...
by Martin Page
Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: hiring car outside GIB
Replies: 5
Views: 4566

Re: hiring car outside GIB

I think its Goldcar that is literally a 100 walk from the Spanish Boarder. It is no real distance to worry about.
by Martin Page
Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Coal
Replies: 10
Views: 5001

Re: Coal

Erm... burning Coal in A wood burner can actually melt the base plate, as it does have the thermal energy to melt cast Iron. Perhaps not such a good idea after all eh ?
by Martin Page
Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Coal
Replies: 10
Views: 5001

Re: Coal

You will have to personally import it from the UK .... As I understand it, Spain do not have or import coal.
by Martin Page
Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Pruning Almond Trees
Replies: 3
Views: 3665

Re: Pruning Almond Trees

Any time between now and February
Remove all dead or diseased wood and cross branches. Aim to get a cup or glass shaped crown by keeping the centre free of branches Cut Long Leaders to 1/3 there length to encourage flowering.
by Martin Page
Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Insects in bathroom
Replies: 4
Views: 5008

Re: Insects in bathroom

After a few months the water in the bathroom Traps dries out and there is a direct link from the cesspit/sewer into your bathroom. Just putting the Plug in the sink can help but eventually the flies and critters can get up the overflow. As for getting rid of them .... in most cases Anti mocca sprays...
by Martin Page
Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: How to control High BP
Replies: 10
Views: 5209

Re: How to control High BP

Lose weight - I lost 10Kg and BP dropped 10 full points
by Martin Page
Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Holiday Blues
Replies: 13
Views: 2478

Re: Holiday Blues

I really hate going back to the UK
by Martin Page
Thu Oct 20, 2016 8:31 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: FEEDING FRUIT TREES NOW IN UK
Replies: 8
Views: 4937

Re: FEEDING FRUIT TREES NOW IN UK

R I g h t .......
by Martin Page
Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: FEEDING FRUIT TREES NOW IN UK
Replies: 8
Views: 4937

Re: FEEDING FRUIT TREES NOW IN UK

It does fine by me .... and its my opinion that I'm quoting.
by Martin Page
Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:45 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Pool - Heavy cal deposit
Replies: 7
Views: 2199

Re: Pool - Heavy cal deposit

If your water supply is alkali - I personal find trying to hold a pH at 6.8 (acid) soon swings back to 7.4 very quickly
by Martin Page
Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: FEEDING FRUIT TREES NOW IN UK
Replies: 8
Views: 4937

Re: FEEDING FRUIT TREES NOW IN UK

. I can't see a reason for using fast release of anything in GB in a non-emergency situation
Best have a word with MiracleGrow then .. if you think they are selling a product that has no effect