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by sherlock holmes
Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:02 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Christmas get together
Replies: 270
Views: 77523


PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:30 pm Post subject:
So are you going then Sherlock Question

Quite possibly - depends on the date.
by sherlock holmes
Tue Nov 29, 2005 10:16 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Christmas get together
Replies: 270
Views: 77523

how about renting a place, everyone brings a dish to share, BYO and bring your own disposable stem wears for your own bottle. A side bar set up by the establishment for individual order basis, i.e., pay for what you've order. sorry but this potluck thing is really one of those silly american ideas....
by sherlock holmes
Tue Nov 29, 2005 12:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Receiving UK Winter Fuel Allowance in Spain.
Replies: 79
Views: 23440

F
otunately, there are some sane voices on here (Beachcomber, Katy, Lorraine


On the subject of sane voices - anyone know what happened to "hillybilly" I miss her postings.
by sherlock holmes
Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:19 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Christmas get together
Replies: 270
Views: 77523

friends (if they have any)

If they had a life they woundnt need to be posting on here all hours of the day and night talking to themselves would they :lol:
by sherlock holmes
Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Receiving UK Winter Fuel Allowance in Spain.
Replies: 79
Views: 23440

PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 11:39 am Post subject: -10? what part of Spain are you living in! PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:55 pm Post subject: Here close to Antequera it was -8 one morning, n yes but you know in A.com land the weather is always perfect never hot or cold - I agree with you Olive...
by sherlock holmes
Sat Nov 26, 2005 11:55 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Kitchen apliances Spain>UK
Replies: 11
Views: 4321

ho ho what a bunch of wits you are. Walk in to Urende and take a look - we wanted a simple washer tumble/deyer and cooker. Try and find one of a similar spec which you would get in Currys/Dixon for the same price around 300 GBP/500E the shops here are full of very basic spec ones - to get the same a...
by sherlock holmes
Fri Nov 25, 2005 7:49 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Kitchen apliances Spain>UK
Replies: 11
Views: 4321

I think you will find that the spanish appliances are a much lower spec than the UK ones - for the same money in the UK you can get a much better product. Plus it might be a little difficult to get a SPanish brand serviced in UK?
by sherlock holmes
Wed Nov 23, 2005 9:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: kitchen companies
Replies: 6
Views: 2662

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we used Tim Hart woods I think they are in off Coin rd, and Calahonda on 340 - not cheap but they did finish (most of it !) in 3 days.
by sherlock holmes
Fri Nov 18, 2005 4:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: How to buy grandstand seating for Semana Santa, Seville?
Replies: 3
Views: 3556

on top of the carpet shop :lol:
by sherlock holmes
Wed Nov 16, 2005 11:37 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: contents insurance
Replies: 20
Views: 7692

oops the NEW broker who is good :oops:
by sherlock holmes
Wed Nov 16, 2005 11:30 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: contents insurance
Replies: 20
Views: 7692


PostPosted: Wed Nov 16, 2005 12:04 pm Post subject:
I used to insure the house with a broker in Spain, it was underwritten by a co. called Zurich

could pm me the name of the broker please
by sherlock holmes
Mon Nov 14, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Sick of Spain
Replies: 55
Views: 20797

personally I find it hard to take this thread seriously, just the name addy nuff makes me wonder if the original post was serious, especially when "the language" was one of the reasons for being sick of spain, did you really come to spain without realising that you would hear the spanish ...
by sherlock holmes
Sun Oct 30, 2005 10:45 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Night Clubs for over 40's?
Replies: 5
Views: 2186

Le Meridina in Marbella TOwn has a very nice restaurant and a club attached - like Olivia's is not cheap - but its a lovely setting for a special occasion.


``women do get in free at Olivia Valeres - well 20ish blonde model types certainly dont seem to pay :roll:
by sherlock holmes
Wed Oct 26, 2005 10:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Isn't it ironic?
Replies: 13
Views: 5916

i always wanted to know what goes on at the Moulding Clinic in Puerto Banus 8) apart from killing people :oops: what do they do there? What was she having done and why did she die? anyone know? Whilst thousands from Nigeria injure themselves, get killed and risk starvation trying to get into Spain t...
by sherlock holmes
Wed Oct 19, 2005 8:13 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Mobile top up from UK
Replies: 11
Views: 5744

PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 8:53 pm Post subject: Sherlock Holmes may already have both sims but is not confident enough to go in and ask for a top up in Spain in Spanish - the site mentioned only charges 50 cents to take the hassle out of topping up from the UK. Sherlock Holmes, I would personall...
by sherlock holmes
Wed Oct 19, 2005 7:14 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Mobile top up from UK
Replies: 11
Views: 5744

PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 8:09 pm Post subject: sherlock holmes wrote: can you just buy a card in UK supermarket and type in the number?? or does it have to be from Movistar (my provider) think about that for a minute... can you buy spanish fone top up cards in the supermarket in the uk ?? erm.....
by sherlock holmes
Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:49 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: BRITISH BUILDERS
Replies: 11
Views: 4624

dear waterlilly, I think you answered your own question :oops: the majority of "builders" on the CDS are just cowboys and overcharge and take advantage of the Brits here. I engaged both Spanish and UK builders and guess what it was the Brit which ripped me off. The Spanish guy took it all ...
by sherlock holmes
Wed Oct 19, 2005 10:18 am
Forum: Computers, Internet, Telephony, TV & Electronics
Topic: Mobile top up from UK
Replies: 11
Views: 5744

can you just buy a card in UK supermarket and type in the number??

or does it have to be from Movistar (my provider)
by sherlock holmes
Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:01 am
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Hotel Name
Replies: 10
Views: 7131

Watched it being built for many years, helped ruin the village for me! I think it was the various "hill clubs" apeing La Zagelta which did it for me! - Went around one last year where the agent proudly informed us that no need to worry about the building license as Benahavis is in a diffe...
by sherlock holmes
Mon Oct 10, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Hotel Name
Replies: 10
Views: 7131

it looks a lot nicer in your pictures than when you drive past it :P