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Forum: Spain
Aug 10th 2015, 12:49 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By stuboy

Re: Does anyone know where

Thanks Mike, much appreciated.
Forum: Spain
Aug 9th 2015, 10:50 am
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By stuboy

Does anyone know where

I can find one of those huge chicken rotisseries that you see in Spain. I'm not even sure if there is a specific word (in Spanish) for them.

A bit of a weird question I know.

Regards all
...
Jun 3rd 2015, 12:33 pm
Replies: 15,492
Views: 542,442
Posted By stuboy

Re: Leaving the EU

The last thing UKIP wants is a referendum result that actually pulls us out of Europe.

Whilst we're still in Europe it gives them a reason to exist. Looking at the motley crew of candidates they...
May 29th 2015, 12:08 pm
Replies: 15,492
Views: 542,442
Posted By stuboy

Re: Leaving the EU

:goodpost:

Who would have thought as little as 10 years ago that Polish would be the second most spoken language in the UK.

Cameron is right about freedom of movement. France and Germany both...
Forum: Spain
May 22nd 2015, 6:59 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

The answer was Chabrier

Apparently my 'a' was wrong it was an Italian word and it seems it could end in either 'o' or 'a'.

passacaglia/o
Forum: Spain
May 22nd 2015, 10:22 am
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

I couldn't make riddance fit either.

The E for the last one comes from 'PhotosenesitivE

Description of film for the camera shy (14)
Forum: Spain
May 22nd 2015, 10:18 am
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

sounds good to me.
Forum: Spain
May 21st 2015, 6:10 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

I put centre stage in eventually although I couldn,t really make it fit and then I twigged hardback.

The answer to the other is BARQUE.

Here's a couple more

Removal firm uncovered rising...
Forum: Spain
May 20th 2015, 5:22 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

Thanks Connie

Here's a couple more

Abridged version of English writer's second book (8)

H***B***

Focus of attention for men enrolled in college course (6,5)
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2015, 6:31 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

Just worked out that the fruit is litchi which leaves our chef ending in C

B*A*C

The only thing I can think of is (Raymond)BLANC but I can't make a connection yet
Forum: Spain
May 18th 2015, 6:12 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

I don't think so The third letter is A.

If we solve this we'll get the last letter.

Fruit that's illuminated with energy (6)

*I*****

Hi bahataboy and welcome connie
Forum: Spain
May 17th 2015, 7:16 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

Its been a while but here's a couple

Chef who speaks for rabbit and pig (5)
B****

Top setter upset about greeting (3,5)

*E*/****T

Ahead of time ordering a new cured ham? Certainly not!...
Forum: Spain
Apr 21st 2015, 12:09 pm
Replies: 140
Views: 19,177
Posted By stuboy

Re: best location in costa blanca???

Maybe you should start by asking yourself a basic question which is.

What sort of weather do you want? Murcia way down in the south can get very very hot for extended periods. It is also more...
Forum: Spain
Mar 10th 2015, 1:57 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 5,705
Posted By stuboy

Re: Moving to Benidorm

:focus:

You're only 21 and nothing to lose. You might get lucky and find a job, who knows?

If your prepared to flat share or rent a room somewhere you could live quite cheaply. If you don't...
Forum: Spain
Mar 8th 2015, 12:06 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By stuboy

Re: Stripe for Bravery

I think we're on the right track. It was sewn on upside down 6inches from the cuff. Perhaps Farage mistakenly thought it was for bravery. He went on to make some comment about people buying you a...
Forum: Spain
Mar 7th 2015, 11:11 am
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By stuboy

Stripe for Bravery

On a recent TV programme Nigel Farage visited a relatives war grave. the relative had been awarded a chevron shaped piece of cloth which was sewn on to the lower part of the sleeve.

The award was...
Forum: Spain
Mar 5th 2015, 11:21 am
Replies: 94
Views: 9,611
Posted By stuboy

Re: What do you wish you had known/ done/are glad you knew?

I see your attitude has softened a little from your original reply. Thank you for that.

They did try several times to learn Spanish both in groups and privately. I remember one occasion where they...
Forum: Spain
Mar 3rd 2015, 11:50 am
Replies: 94
Views: 9,611
Posted By stuboy

Re: What do you wish you had known/ done/are glad you knew?

Thanks for the smart-arse answer. Really helpful.
Forum: Spain
Mar 3rd 2015, 11:33 am
Replies: 94
Views: 9,611
Posted By stuboy

Re: What do you wish you had known/ done/are glad you knew?

As someone who never quite made the leap despite teetering over the edge a few times I'm glad my best friends did it before me. I watched them transform from paella, chorizo, Serrano ham etc in the...
Forum: Spain
Feb 1st 2015, 12:08 am
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Forum: Spain
Jan 30th 2015, 5:32 pm
Replies: 316
Views: 15,520
Posted By stuboy

Re: Any cryptic minds out there

Its been a while so here goes

Airman receiving qualification from examination body (6)

*****K

One busy for all to see occupying Home Secretary's interregnum (6)

*****S
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2015, 11:47 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,001
Posted By stuboy

Re: interesting to see 'upturn' in expats

I think it was John Snow that (a few years ago) wrote an article about the work ethic in Greece. I believe he owned a house there at the time and may still do.

He told tales of public servants who...
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2015, 11:39 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,001
Posted By stuboy

Re: interesting to see 'upturn' in expats

I wonder how many economists (not German) secretly hope that Greece jumps ship.

One view is that without Greece the EU will be stronger. The danger of course is how to stop the spread to other...
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2015, 10:43 am
Replies: 62
Views: 4,001
Posted By stuboy

Re: interesting to see 'upturn' in expats

'Podemos' will be watching the Greek negotiations very carefully I suspect.

Just how popular are they?
Forum: Spain
Jan 14th 2015, 11:53 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,054
Posted By stuboy

Re: Young Hairdresser with a passion for spain!

:goodpost:

I know nothing of the work ethic of Spaniards but this surprises me. You often see a negative attitude portrayed and satirised with regard to local officials but I thought that it was...
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