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by gavilan
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1967
Views: 62355

Re: Coronavirus

I just so hope that people all over this world and their governments recognise this virus as a 'wake-up call' ... rethink their approach to animal/factory farming, industrial pollution, decimating forests, fracking etc etc etc... consider a universal free health system and an education system which ...
by gavilan
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1967
Views: 62355

Re: Coronavirus

someimes discipline can lead to freedom ...
by gavilan
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1967
Views: 62355

Re: Coronavirus

any one know if post offices will remain open? ...
by gavilan
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1967
Views: 62355

Re: Coronavirus

por ... if one was stopped/questioned, could one not say one was out to gather essential supplies?!
by gavilan
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1967
Views: 62355

Re: Coronavirus

maybe it's time we talked with our elderly locals/neighbours about what plants etc they foraged for/gathered from hillsides and mountains during to 'hungry years' ..
by gavilan
Sun Mar 15, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1967
Views: 62355

Re: Coronavirus

for what it's worth ... son was due to fly out from Gatiwck to Malaga late this afternoon ... long delay ..part due to Captain negotiating permission to land in Mlga ... but no probs on flite (BA2417) landed late as predicted ... son through in 15 mins ... no special health/safety checks ... the air...
by gavilan
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 1967
Views: 62355

Re: Coronavirus

friend of mine went down to the coast yesterday to Lidl supermarket ... he surprised by full car park and panic buying within ... thought I would check statistics this morning ... Malaga 97 cases out of population 589,000 ... UK 590 cases out of population 66.87 million ...
by gavilan
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: handyman/gardener La Vinuela/Alcaucin
Replies: 2
Views: 691

handyman/gardener La Vinuela/Alcaucin

?anyone know of a reliable/competent handyman/gardener around La Vinuela/Alcaucin area? ... thanks
by gavilan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: ?anyone tried growing luffa?
Replies: 4
Views: 1266

?anyone tried growing luffa?

never tried this before but recently saw one hanging on a fence ... thought to try as looks fascinating ... ?has anyone tried and/or got useful tips?
by gavilan
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Cars, Bikes & Motoring
Topic: blocked windscreen washer jets
Replies: 12
Views: 2417

Re: blocked windscreen washer jets

sorry for long delay ... been 'indiposed' ... but many thanks to all who posted most helpful responses ...again many thanks
by gavilan
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Activity clubs drama / golf / sailing / art Caleta / Torre / Velez Malaga - help please!
Replies: 34
Views: 2713

Re: Activity clubs drama / golf / sailing / art Caleta / Torre / Velez Malaga - help please!

I think I remember that English language magazines like 'The Sentella' have pages which give details of clubs and societies in the Axarquia ...
by gavilan
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: ?Mariacristina?
Replies: 15
Views: 1107

Re: ?Mariacristina?

wonderful to hear from you ... tho sad to hear of your difficult year ... sounds like a positive plan to cut back on external work and focus on yourself!
by gavilan
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Covering up a rubble filled hillside
Replies: 10
Views: 1519

Re: Covering up a rubble filled hillside

Benal Pirate ... totally agree with you ... and my neighbours too regard it as a weed ...
by gavilan
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: ?Mariacristina?
Replies: 15
Views: 1107

Re: ?Mariacristina?

IreneD ... very glad to hear you are in touch with Mariacristina ... and that she is alive and well!
costakid ... know what you mean about missing people even when one has never met!
by gavilan
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: ?Mariacristina?
Replies: 15
Views: 1107

Re: ?Mariacristina?

thanks costakid and Enrique ... I last heard from her in mid July this year ... am beginning to fear the worst ...
by gavilan
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: ?Mariacristina?
Replies: 15
Views: 1107

?Mariacristina?

just wondering if anyone has heard from Mariacristina recently?
by gavilan
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Covering up a rubble filled hillside
Replies: 10
Views: 1519

Re: Covering up a rubble filled hillside

morning glory ... grows/scrambles around/up/over anything ... wonderful deep purple colour ... flowers all year ...
by gavilan
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Private Clinic for Cataract Op.
Replies: 11
Views: 2440

Re: Private Clinic for Cataract Op.

I would agree that if cataracts have reached the stage of causing cloudiness then acupuncture may be too late but methinks it worth trying when in early stages ...
by gavilan
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Private Clinic for Cataract Op.
Replies: 11
Views: 2440

Re: Private Clinic for Cataract Op.

?has anyone tried acupuncture to improve eyesight/cataracts?
by gavilan
Fri Nov 29, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: distance glasses problem
Replies: 7
Views: 2104

Re: distance glasses problem

flp ... thanks very much for that recommendation ... most helpful