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by annie_d
Mon Feb 05, 2007 12:03 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Gifts for Valentine's Day?
Replies: 24
Views: 3971

Dear Dear sa.. I love Stephen Fry (watching my xmas cd of Q. I. as we speak) AND Les Dawson AND people falling over AND having pies thrown in their face AND Will and Grace AND Ricky Gervais AND Russell Brand. I only watch the tele for fun and read for all my intellectual stimulation. Life is too sho...
by annie_d
Sun Feb 04, 2007 10:22 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: Room for Chat/Banter
Replies: 71
Views: 37565

Dearest Spanish hopes - you have stumbled upon my motto for life " i shall carry on regardless" used more frequently here on the forum than one would imagine.
by annie_d
Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bath or Shower
Replies: 87
Views: 13710

--well - bath to relax, escape, read, "sort all the bits that need sorting" and always with Lush and a glass of wine. ............ and a shower to get clean and dye hair!
by annie_d
Sun Feb 04, 2007 9:40 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: i've seen it all now.. my neighbours dog held to ransom !!!
Replies: 32
Views: 8774

well now-- my father in law --says "pikeys" are "do as you likeys" --pretty much, people who please themselves as to their social conduct
by annie_d
Fri Jan 26, 2007 12:27 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: AVATER
Replies: 21
Views: 3608

Does it matter? Does it make a difference? (not the same thing at all, at all)
by annie_d
Thu Jan 25, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: purchasing a house
Replies: 23
Views: 6769

bi-lingual project

Gisela,
Thankyou. A very helpful link that my husband has contacted and received useful information by return.
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: purchasing a house
Replies: 23
Views: 6769

Lordy! Lordy! Although a new contributer to this forum I have spent many a long year in a variety of chatrooms and have become quite adept at avoiding trouble/challenging behaviour etc. and get a perverse pleasure from watching the sarcastic responses of fools fly over my head. The pernickety/nasty ...
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: purchasing a house
Replies: 23
Views: 6769

Goodguy, Thanks for asking what work will i do. I am a senior nursing sister here in England working on a Unit for people with mental health problems and challenging behaviour (personality disorders and the like) I imagine that however well I learn Spanish I will not be sufficiently fluent to pursue...
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: purchasing a house
Replies: 23
Views: 6769

Thanks everyone. Thankyou marina.
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 8:04 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Status Newbie Tourist etc
Replies: 20
Views: 3764

Thankyou all so much for your help. I appreciate it greatly. I am swiftly learning Spanish and looking forward to the immersion. Also I see myself on a moped! Who would have thought it? I have plenty of get up and go and am making plans for the gardening side of things too. Thankyou again.
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Status Newbie Tourist etc
Replies: 20
Views: 3764

hello---no - i read all those "moped" posts - i think i do need to have a driving license from here (england) Perhaps i will have to stick to a bike.
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:45 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Status Newbie Tourist etc
Replies: 20
Views: 3764

Gosh - thankyou very much - i am loving this!---it keeps my mind of the thoughts of me being lonely in Spain (as much as i want to be there)
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:36 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: stuttering
Replies: 17
Views: 2814

Dear God - i do apologise for the spelling of the word ---horrendously-- i only come online late at night when the light and the wine are low.
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:33 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: stuttering
Replies: 17
Views: 2814

A friend of mine stutters hoorendously (my word) so much so that on occasion he falls over to the ground (honestly) When he sings or speaks like a dalek he doesn't stutter at all. He says that if there was a cure for stuttering he would not take it as stuttering is a part of him he would not like to...
by annie_d
Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:29 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Status Newbie Tourist etc
Replies: 20
Views: 3764

really??? none at all? i could do a moped i think. i am good on a bike (no smart remarks please!)
by annie_d
Tue Jan 23, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Status Newbie Tourist etc
Replies: 20
Views: 3764

i know, i know i should learn to drive, but i doubt that i shall. I can do lots of thingsbut i just know i won't be able to master the whole driving thing. Should a medical emergency occur - then so be it! LOL - i have had a medical emergency here in England and the ambulance could not find us, and ...
by annie_d
Tue Jan 23, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: purchasing a house
Replies: 23
Views: 6769

Gosh!
we will be moving inland in a couple of years with the hope that my husband will find work teaching (he is a degree passed primary school teacher here)
Obviously he will need to travel - will it be ok?
by annie_d
Tue Jan 23, 2007 10:59 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Status Newbie Tourist etc
Replies: 20
Views: 3764

Hello---so --am i still a newbie? i have read all the posts every day for months and months and months! i have bought a house in salinas, near villanueva del trabuco and am planning to move there permanently in a couple of years time when the youngest daughter has left university. Hopefully my husba...