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by Campo Steve
Mon Aug 03, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Fit to fly
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Fit to fly

In a months time we, daughtes, grandhildren and my wie are taking a family holiday to Florida. Virgin are aware of my previous surgery and are asking for a fit to fly letter from the doctor. Do local doctors issue these in Spain? Earlierbthis year my surgeon gave me thecOK, verbally to gbto Hong Kon...
by Campo Steve
Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Epic fail MRW and SEUR
Replies: 105
Views: 20160

Re: Epic fail MRW and SEUR

Had to deliveries from SEUR this week deliered to my front door. Today expected another one which it turned out MRW were bringng. Driver phoned, askinh where I was.I tol him I was a h petrol station but my wife was in the house to acceptdlivry. He didn't turn up. Turned out he was looking forirction...
by Campo Steve
Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:02 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Spanish Air Traffic Controllers Strikes - July and August
Replies: 15
Views: 2511

Re: Spanish Air Traffic Controllers Strikes - July and Augus

french aTC did announce they were goingon trike and several flights were cancelled or changed to minimise disrruption but the strike was called of at the last minute.
by Campo Steve
Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:11 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Spanish Air Traffic Controllers Strikes - July and August
Replies: 15
Views: 2511

Re: Spanish Air Traffic Controllers Strikes - July and Augus

We do the same Peter.it's also evidence to back me up when I tll my wife she needs to hurry up putting hermakeup on
by Campo Steve
Mon Jul 27, 2015 5:14 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Free standing air con units
Replies: 10
Views: 1826

Re: Free standing air con units

We had one and found it rather noisy. As has been said one drawback is you need an open window to put the hose out. This allowa warm air into the room which is a bit counter-productive.
by Campo Steve
Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:19 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: What's your garden veg like?
Replies: 28
Views: 8680

Re: What's your garden veg like?

Growing vegetables here is not like in the UK. You have to: 1. Sterilize the soil before you plant anything, tomatoes in particular (kill nematodes) 2. Intercrop tomato and peppers (repel nematodes) 3. Use shade cloth for the vegetables in the summer months, use 30% ish grade white cloth OTW, get p...
by Campo Steve
Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: What's your garden veg like?
Replies: 28
Views: 8680

Re: What's your garden veg like?

Our veggies all died, despite regular watering, at an early stage. Not everyones's has failed. Our Spanish neighbour keeps bringing us cucumber snd marrows he has grown.
by Campo Steve
Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:14 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: House Rental
Replies: 2
Views: 1211

House Rental

If Iwas to rent my house out to holiaymakers just two weeks at a time, apart from declaring the income on my annual taxreturn, do I have to register anywhere else?
by Campo Steve
Fri Jul 17, 2015 10:00 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Velez MLaga Correos
Replies: 3
Views: 911

Velez MLaga Correos

The i am expec,ting. Parcel from Amazon. Today in my post box was a Correos Aviso de Llegada. Normallythis means I have to collect something from y local Post Office in bnamargosa but this notice seems to sat I have to collect it from0000servicios centrales,presumably in Velez Malga,Does anyone know...
by Campo Steve
Mon Jul 13, 2015 1:04 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Missing channels
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

Re: Missing channels

Thanks Sat and PC guy . Mrs Campo not happy about that
by Campo Steve
Sun Jul 12, 2015 4:59 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Missing channels
Replies: 8
Views: 1113

Missing channels

After the big transfer of some channels to the new satellite we were still able to watch the CBS channels i.e CBS Reality but no longer have they moved as well now?
by Campo Steve
Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Aircon servicing
Replies: 15
Views: 1894

Re: Aircon servicing

Cooltec are too busy and can't come out. I've cleaned filter and can't see the drain pipe in the wall unit.
by Campo Steve
Wed Jul 08, 2015 9:40 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Aircon servicing
Replies: 15
Views: 1894

Re: Aircon servicing

costakid wrote:Klimacentro in torre del mar. On the main road near the police station. They are very nice people.
The one by the police ststion is Malagaclima and they were the original installers.
by Campo Steve
Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:58 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Signing on the empadriamento
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Signing on the empadriamento

I like to be prepared. What paperwork do I need to take to the ayuntamiento when I go to sign on the empadriamento? Or however it is spelt
by Campo Steve
Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Aircon servicing
Replies: 15
Views: 1894

Re: Aircon servicing

I've checked. They're not on swing.
by Campo Steve
Tue Jul 07, 2015 3:23 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Aircon servicing
Replies: 15
Views: 1894

Aircon servicing

Can anyone recommend anyone that services air con systems in the Benamargosa Comares area? We have two wall units that are dripping water when on. The original installer says it is because they need servicing but he hasn't got back to us with a date when he can come and do it.one is fairly urgent as...
by Campo Steve
Sun Jul 05, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Blocked Kitchen Sink Drain
Replies: 7
Views: 2703

Re: Blocked Kitchen Sink Drain

Agua Fuerte is not really suitable as it will not dissolve fat. Its use in household cleaning is mainly to remove calcium deposits. Caustic Soda is the correct chemical, or sulphuric acid, but that is really nasty stuff and best avoided. Sid Agus Fuerte is either sulphuric or hydrochloric acid, dep...
by Campo Steve
Fri Jul 03, 2015 4:54 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Teeth implants
Replies: 9
Views: 2519

Re: Teeth implants

I was a bit like thatKoyce. . Dentist wasn't sure if my bjawbone was going to be strong enough as it had become brittle from radio therapy but it turned out itvwas OK
by Campo Steve
Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:45 am
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Teeth implants
Replies: 9
Views: 2519

Re: Teeth implants

I have two implants an awaiting another two very pleased with them.. Not cheap though!
by Campo Steve
Wed Jul 01, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: You & the Law in Spain
Topic: Cannabis: legal or not?
Replies: 54
Views: 13701

Re: Cannabis: legal or not?

A few years go we viewed a proprty in Velez Malaga the terrace was covered with cannabis plants we queried this the owner said you are allowed one plant. I pointed out that he had thenty five, to which he just shrugged his shoulders they were shielded from the street with green netting