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by j4mes
Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: hubby in granada looking for home for us any advice please
Replies: 122
Views: 28510

I do have to agree with Peachy about being harsh on a new poster.... Don't forget spanish lad that your experience is just that YOUR experience. It's not subjective of life here in general. I do think some of the advice you give is sound and useful, however other parts I find myself sitting back and...
by j4mes
Mon Jan 14, 2008 2:36 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: hubby in granada looking for home for us any advice please
Replies: 122
Views: 28510

Take note of the advice offered......then do it anyway!!!!!!!!!!! I have some friends who moved here because they didn't like thier lives in the uk (moans were about weather, crime, tax, cost of utilities etc).... They spent 2 years here and returned home.....Same house in UK, same cost of utlities ...
by j4mes
Mon Jan 14, 2008 1:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Spate of Burglaries
Replies: 27
Views: 4529

Thats disgraceful....

Still, they more these burglars are free to rob, the greater chance of a "foreign" home owner catching one and beating the shisters to death....
by j4mes
Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:43 am
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: jermain defoe, a place in the sun prog.
Replies: 6
Views: 5086

what i thought was funny, was, at the end of the programme whilst the credits were running, the announcer said "since this programme was recorded, the couple have split!" lol.... Well thats her 1.8m (Pounds!) house out of the window!!!! unless of course she can meet another england player....
by j4mes
Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: TEENAGER MISSING
Replies: 34
Views: 9056

thanks
by j4mes
Thu Jan 10, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TEENAGER MISSING
Replies: 34
Views: 9056

quite a lot of disturbing hearsay in the town here about a body having been found in riviera., although everyone has only heard from someone else who has heard third hand, with no one able to give a reliable source....

Anyone got any updates?
by j4mes
Fri Jan 04, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Utility bill costs
Replies: 66
Views: 12779

dont know who said it earlier but it really is horses for courses....If like me you have young family and lots of electrical gizmos, then your bills will be similar to that in the UK (not necc in terms of price, but indeed in terms of comparison to others)..... The same is true of all bills......Im ...
by j4mes
Wed Jan 02, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Utility bill costs
Replies: 66
Views: 12779

just had the electric bill for oct-nov....€315.... jeez, is that for real? Are you running floodlighting for a football stadium or something? That is horrendous :cry: It's a 3 bed 3 bath villa...250sqm built on 850sqm plot.... each of the bedrooms have air con heating, and we use them for approx 1 ...
by j4mes
Wed Jan 02, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Utility bill costs
Replies: 66
Views: 12779

just had the electric bill for oct-nov....€315....thats BEFORE any of the christmas lights went up, AND before our place was "invaded" by guests all over xmas!!!! dreading the bill...... Also, the only gas we use is for hot water and oven, and we use two large bottles every 1/4....when we ...
by j4mes
Tue Dec 18, 2007 4:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Estate Agent closes Down!
Replies: 17
Views: 4962

having searched I can find nothing else anywhere with any more info on this???

I'm surprised if they have "closed" thier doors (closed as in they have already shut them) there isn't more info ??

Katy could you PM me any further sources??
by j4mes
Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:52 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: It always makes me laugh
Replies: 53
Views: 11420

it does of course depend where you live and in what type of property.....We have the fire on in the lounge in the evenings now (and I wonder how much of this is because it's great having an open fire rather than needing the warmth!!! (could get away with not having it on and wearing a jumper)), howe...
by j4mes
Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: Health, Beauty, Fitness & Sport
Topic: Illegal golf clubs
Replies: 3
Views: 3167

Will there be special guardia hiding in the bushes, waiting to pounce on anyone caught with an illegal driver???? Will you be rushed off instantly to prison, and is it just a "fineable offence with points added to your....(wait for it)....DRIVING LICENSE!

LOL
by j4mes
Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: HOME WIRELESS TELEFONICA BROADBAND
Replies: 19
Views: 7396

I ordered mine through telefonica.....came in 48 hours, cost around €40 and when it arrived all i did was plug it in and follow a few instructions...
by j4mes
Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:56 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Malaga Airport - Smoking Room
Replies: 38
Views: 11434

Isn't it enough to put you off smoking!!?!

I am a smoker but I cannot enter that room...I would rather go without....It's DISGUSTING
by j4mes
Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:08 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Cream crackered
Replies: 19
Views: 4603

LOL my mum and dad have a place on the Costa Blanca, and whenever he is there it's the same thing! Dad gets to do all the jobs (even though he often pays others to do some of the more laborious tasks, he still has to get there and deal with what they haven't done right) while Mum gets to relax (alth...
by j4mes
Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:59 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: What can I do ?
Replies: 57
Views: 18679

I think because she came to you, it was because there was no one closer to her for her to share with... Sounds to me like she simply needed to talk and be heard.... I remember a couple of quotes.... "When I ask you to listen to me and you start giving me advice, you have not done what I have as...
by j4mes
Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Moving back to the UK
Replies: 8
Views: 4435

I think wolf are good. They are personable, helpful and I haven't had a problem with them. I Originally chose another remover over them to transport my stuff here, spent 3k then wished I had chosen wolf....really bad experience with the other co.. Since then I have had my stuff in storage with Wolf ...
by j4mes
Wed Oct 31, 2007 2:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Owners Air - Opinions please
Replies: 12
Views: 3350

Yes I have heard of them....Read a couple of advertorials they had in a couple of diff mags......Seems like a sensible idea, so may do well...

Have had some business dealings with them, found them to be professional and efficient, which is obviously a good sign!
by j4mes
Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Defection
Replies: 128
Views: 22412

Re: Defection

pirate wrote:Soon the population of the uk will be 75million, of which 40per cent will be non white.

I wonder just how long before the population of the Uk is 100 percent non white?


It won't.....there'll be a revolution first!
by j4mes
Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Complaints Book
Replies: 23
Views: 4607

They did this Katy, as did the grua, however because of the location of the damage, it simply wasn't noted...

I will keep you informed!

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