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by j4mes
Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:16 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Complaints Book
Replies: 23
Views: 4607

Safeashouses.....I know.....Still what can you do..it's not something one would notice unless it's pointed out (it was in fact my 6 yr old son who said "dad, wheres that bit gone from the front"!!! and then "hey dad look, i can see metal bits on the headrests!!!!"). I think this ...
by j4mes
Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: How do you make a email address
Replies: 4
Views: 1231

visit www.hotmail.com

Quite straight forward instructions....
by j4mes
Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Complaints Book
Replies: 23
Views: 4607

I have just been advised by BMW to go in and fill in their complaints book! The car went in 2 weeks ago on a grua. 1078 euros to replace the fuel filter, fuel pump and fuel sensor. I went and collected it a couple of days ago, got it home and noticed that it was damaged (the engine tray (think thats...
by j4mes
Wed Oct 24, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Defection
Replies: 128
Views: 22406

Re: Defection

JAKE M ... Campo Kenny .... masterob .... you prove my point! you are why I do not like being British! These people and thier opinons are formed from thier experiences. I think it's wrong to quote as you did....(especially considering that the great nation was built on people fighting for what they...
by j4mes
Sun Oct 21, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Courier of a large motorcycle engine from the UK to Spain
Replies: 11
Views: 4961

i do the same as spanish lad.....had argos deliver a trampoline to a local removals co that come here (wolf they are called...great bunch).....Argos delivery was free and the guys at wolf simply put it on the next lorry to marbella...100 pounds for the trampoline, 80 pounds to get it here....same tr...
by j4mes
Thu Oct 18, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Vodaphone.....
Replies: 3
Views: 1074

Vodaphone.....

a self explanatory email sent a few mins ago... NO FELIZ! here followed a major rant by me......, which on reflection may have been a tad OTT and sent whilst in an angry reactive state, hence has been removed! The probs were frustrating to say the least, with them cutting off the phone at the most i...
by j4mes
Thu Oct 04, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Open fire place
Replies: 33
Views: 9845

yes i can shut the doors and the vent..... The log that i leave to smoulder, should it be a big log, already partially burnt? Do i put a new log on the existing burning ashes and then shut it all down ? Hadn't thought of putting the ashes on to slow it down...... BTW, as lovely as it is to be sunny ...
by j4mes
Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:43 am
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Open fire place
Replies: 33
Views: 9845

I have a huge "inglenook" fireplace in ours, with a big cast iron open fire (although it does have doors that can be shut).... Apparently (and this is from the English guy who built the house) most spaniards fit straight chimneys/flues (not sure what the correct name is!) and this then req...
by j4mes
Wed Oct 03, 2007 3:25 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: uk business in spain
Replies: 7
Views: 2286

kelly wrote:the spanish branch is now a company in the spanish registro mercantil ( company house equivalent)


So you HAVE registered the business in Spain... I agree with you, I don't think it's possible any other way
by j4mes
Wed Oct 03, 2007 11:33 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: uk business in spain
Replies: 7
Views: 2286

I wanted to be here in Spain doing business in Spain. For the first 183 days I was able to act as an "agent of a UK company". After that the ONLY way to move forward was to register a Spanish SL, and believe me, we had numerous "specialists" trying to find alternatives!! That sai...
by j4mes
Tue Oct 02, 2007 1:34 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: uk business in spain
Replies: 7
Views: 2286

you can act here as an agent of the uk company for a period of 183 days....After that you must register the business here.
by j4mes
Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:41 pm
Forum: Moving to Andalucia
Topic: Warm Horizons
Replies: 16
Views: 7118

just opened septembers issue of costa life magazine and warm horizons have a full page colour ad!
by j4mes
Fri Sep 14, 2007 11:34 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: sky cut off
Replies: 19
Views: 8156

I have satellite and i dont pay monthly...I thought i had a freeview box, but it must be what beachcomber mentions... however, whilst I dont get channel 5 (although friends of mine with same set up do!) I do get channel 4, and sky three. Also get film 4. Another friend of mine was here recently and ...
by j4mes
Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boat hire in Malaga
Replies: 4
Views: 1702

http://www.medboat.com/charter/index.ph ... stingID=15

i reckon that with a charter of this size, these guys would come up to malaga???....
by j4mes
Mon Sep 10, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: SKYPE VIRUS
Replies: 5
Views: 1885

SKYPE VIRUS

I am aware that some of you on here like me use skype, so thought i would make you aware of a virus that got us this morning.... We got an sms message from a contact with a link to a supposed picture....when the link was clicked, nothing happened but it froze and forced us to close skype. Thereafter...
by j4mes
Thu Sep 06, 2007 12:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Gigging in Spain
Replies: 21
Views: 5509

Retro.... Firstly thanks for your offer of education on life on the costa...I have to say though I will pass, to be perfectly honest, your "education" above suggests that to be successful in the bar industry means corners have to be cut, which I think is terrible advice in ANY business. Th...
by j4mes
Tue Sep 04, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: travel from Benalmadena to Gibraltar
Replies: 4
Views: 3890

could you not hire a car for the day??
by j4mes
Mon Sep 03, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Flying Police
Replies: 3
Views: 1250

Great!!! :evil:

anyone wanna buy a 330ci

LOL
by j4mes
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: car insurance/ reregistration
Replies: 62
Views: 9819

El Cid wrote:No, its on Spanish plates. LD do not insure cars on UK plates.

Sid


In which case it will have an ITV (the eq of an MOT in the UK)

One way or another you will need to have a certificate to say the things fit for the road in order to insure it?!
by j4mes
Wed Aug 29, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: car insurance/ reregistration
Replies: 62
Views: 9819

If you think about it logically the legality or otherwise of the car does not affect the risks that they have insured you for. The legality of the driver is entirely different - if you are drunk or unlicenced you are not insured. Sid Surely the purpose of an MOT certificate is to ensure that the ca...

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