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by j4mes
Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What do you do when......
Replies: 6
Views: 1877

Thanks for the feedback. The villa was fully booked months ago. The rambla is being cleared for a 'proposed' golf course. No building work - just earth-clearing. The mercenery part of me wants to shout from the roof tops ' it's not my fault' .....BUT if it spoils the renters holiday I feel responsi...
by j4mes
Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:48 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: 2 bring or not 2 bring
Replies: 24
Views: 9944

not intrusive at all, and i think asking the question and my subsequent response is very beneficial for others reading the forums considering or planning a move here....

Also, I think its worth pointing out that whilst 2 years is a long time, it has passed with what feels like a heartbeat!
by j4mes
Wed Aug 22, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: 2 bring or not 2 bring
Replies: 24
Views: 9944

So after all of this, my advice would be to bring only that which has sentimental value, leave the rest!..... Fair advice if you plan to rent furnished accommodation but can´t help wondering why you are still renting after 2 years and intend continuing to do so? :? it's a fair question....Firstly i...
by j4mes
Tue Aug 21, 2007 3:04 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Have those hideous shoes caught on in Andalucia
Replies: 93
Views: 18099

The latest fad from the USA, they were all walking about in them last year. Cheap, nasty, and positively unhealthy for childrens feet. Agree with the USa thing....I was in Mexico last month and whilst out diving, the Yanks were raving about them, apparently filled a "void" in the market a...
by j4mes
Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:59 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Transferring money
Replies: 14
Views: 3530

I have regularly used HIFX. The rate is better than the banks, and it's always been efficient....
by j4mes
Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:56 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: 2 bring or not 2 bring
Replies: 24
Views: 9944

i brought everything over with me, furniture, hoovers, knick knacks, pictures, tvs videos, dvd players etc...... It costs me 2500 gbp to have the lot removed and shipped here......I've then been spending 75 euros per month to store it because all bar 6 months I have rented either furnished or part f...
by j4mes
Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:47 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Selwo
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

ps....if you buy a happy meal for the kids at macdonalds, you get a voucher for free child entrance
by j4mes
Tue Aug 21, 2007 9:08 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Selwo
Replies: 5
Views: 1985

If you're talking about the "safari" style park estepona way....I went at the tail end of last year...... I actually thought it was ok.....kids enjoyed it, they are 6 & 7. Although it isnt huge, i think the way it's done makes it quite good....a bit of a walk around looking at some ani...
by j4mes
Fri Aug 17, 2007 2:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: jet ski
Replies: 19
Views: 4229

didnt work this morning as the Guardia dished me my €150 fine!
by j4mes
Tue Aug 14, 2007 1:22 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: pool evaporation
Replies: 7
Views: 1997

So if it drops a lot today....it may be a good idea to fill it again to the top before bed, then leave the filters running throughout the night....We know that with the filters off all night it didnt drop, so if i repeat and it does, then we will know therein lays the source of the prob....thanks fo...
by j4mes
Tue Aug 14, 2007 11:57 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: pool evaporation
Replies: 7
Views: 1997

James ere (and for the benefit of not confusing our canadian friends (sorry JAWG hehe)) I now have my own profile....Mrs A still has hers... It's a strange one, because I filled it to the brim last night (literally, if I had got in it would have overflowed!!!) and this morning it hadnt dropped so mu...

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