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Forum: Spain
May 21st 2008, 1:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 8,028
Posted By NicCol

Re: car hire in gibraltar

We always hire from crown on the La Linea side. The walk isn't bad (only about 10 mins). There is a desk at Gibraltar airport, so they can give you the exact directions. I think when you book the...
Forum: Spain
May 9th 2008, 7:58 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By NicCol

Re: Chilclana Property

We have a house in Pago. We are just going through all the legalisation, electricity etc. I think it is a lovely place, but as already said, make sure you keep asking about whether it is legal all...
Forum: Spain
Jan 25th 2008, 10:37 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By NicCol

Re: Chiclana

Just to expand on the Spanish families. Chiclana is a working town. The spanish families we are speaking about are those who live and work there full time. Some of whom are born and bred Chiclana....
Forum: Spain
Jan 25th 2008, 1:48 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,784
Posted By NicCol

Re: Chiclana

Some may be true, but this week, there have been major electricity cut offs. We have paid all amounts requested by the leccy company, but the council has decided to use this as a way to fund their...
Forum: Spain
Oct 10th 2007, 6:02 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,448
Posted By NicCol

Re: Manchester-Jerez

No. It sounds like it has finished altogether. It seems strange for what seemed a popular route.
Forum: Spain
Oct 10th 2007, 3:18 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,448
Posted By NicCol

Re: Manchester-Jerez

You have an option of an alternative or full refund.

I too am gutted!
Forum: Spain
Oct 10th 2007, 10:29 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,448
Posted By NicCol

Manchester-Jerez

I have just heard from someone on another forum that the Monarch Manchester to Jerez route has been cancelled effective from 4.11.07. I have rung Monarch and this is correct and all existing...
Forum: Spain
Sep 23rd 2007, 9:35 am
Replies: 49
Views: 2,000
Posted By NicCol

Re: Took a dog to the dogs home today.

I don't know if this helps, and I am no expert, but apparently patting a dog on the top of his head is a sigh of dominance, so if you don't know a dog you should approach it by going under the chin. ...
Forum: Spain
Sep 19th 2007, 12:10 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 25,850
Posted By NicCol

Re: Fruit Trees in Spain

Thanks MnM, its having seen them on the costa brava that I decided I would realy like to grow one, but they don't seem as popular in CDL.

Thanks poollounger, I will have a look in those garden...
Forum: Spain
Sep 17th 2007, 7:58 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 25,850
Posted By NicCol

Re: Fruit Trees in Spain

I notice that poollounger has mentioned pomegranate, I have looked all over for a tree. Has anyone seen them for sale in the chiclana area at all?
Forum: Spain
Sep 10th 2007, 10:34 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,126
Posted By NicCol

Re: I'VE GOT A SILLY QUESTION

Hi,
I bought all the pillows and duvets from England, vacuum bags are a godsend, I got 2 kingsize duvets, 4 singles, and 8 pillows in one case! The towels are fine, they cost 12-14 euros from...
Forum: Spain
Aug 26th 2007, 9:42 am
Replies: 75
Views: 2,196
Posted By NicCol

Re: Have you noticed?

Hi
I am also on nearly everyday. But like Arco Iris, I don't think I often have anything useful to say - I must try harder!
Forum: Spain
Aug 6th 2007, 8:44 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By NicCol

Re: carhire in the Jerez area

How about crown? Also you could try economycarhire.com - or it coulld be .co.uk.
Forum: Spain
Jul 17th 2007, 9:54 am
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By NicCol

Re: Letting on a genny... moral or immoral ??

In answer to your question, not letting people know in advance is immoral!!

When people hire villas even in rural areas, unless told otherwise they will assume there is electricity. Not many...
Forum: Spain
Jul 16th 2007, 7:33 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By NicCol

Re: Letting on a genny... moral or immoral ??

Thanks poollounger - yes they were live at the same time. Goodness knows what has happened. Its safe now, but the electrician is sorting it all out this week.

I hope it hasn't spoilt their...
Forum: Spain
Jul 16th 2007, 4:06 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 940
Posted By NicCol

Re: Letting on a genny... moral or immoral ??

We were going to cancel ours, if our rentees were going to have to put up with a genny. It didn't seem fair for them to have to put up with the noise, smelling of petrol, and worse of all, not being...
Forum: Spain
Jul 8th 2007, 10:33 am
Replies: 10
Views: 6,383
Posted By NicCol

Re: Cadiz and surrounding towns

Hi Mattb
Chiclana area is lovely, it does have everything, beaches, shopping etc etc. One word of warning though, without opening the debate once again, there are problems regarding legal...
Forum: Spain
Jul 3rd 2007, 8:07 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,573
Posted By NicCol

Re: Breaking news- airport bomb and other stuff

Actually my son took his light sabre when we were flying from Stansted to Spain, the customs officer put a call out for a supervisor. It took over 5 mins for the both of them to finally decide it was...
Forum: Spain
Jun 26th 2007, 9:19 am
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By NicCol

Re: The 2nd great flood ofSheffield

I am sat here reading through the posts as I can't get to work. It is the heaviest month of rain in Sheffield for about 150 years. My brother-in-law was stuck at work nearly all night watch the...
Forum: Spain
Jun 8th 2007, 4:04 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By NicCol

Re: fines for owners of rentals

This doesn't tackle tax, but I thought it may be useful.....

http://www.spanishpropertyinsight.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2353&sid=e92453521105a21b54527eca66edf974

(Sorry is will have to be a...
Forum: Spain
Jan 4th 2007, 10:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By NicCol

Wink Re: Meeting 30th Dec Pago del Humo

Thanks Mourinho, I have sent you a pm.

Andy Pipkin, just remember looks can be deceiving. At least in Lower Pago we can spell. (It should read You're not you)
Forum: Spain
Jan 4th 2007, 10:38 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 19,329
Posted By NicCol

Re: Leroy Merlin

We were very impressed with the range, though I think some of the prices were mixed as we did notice something we had bought from Eroski a couple of euros dearer in Leroy Merlin.
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2007, 11:41 am
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By NicCol

Re: Meeting 30th Dec Pago del Humo

No, we have just got back, just a quick visit this time! There is a notice sellotaped to our neighbours gate, and on a post on the corner of the road.
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2007, 10:29 am
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By NicCol

Meeting 30th Dec Pago del Humo

Hi,
There was a meeting in Pago on the 30th, I saw a few signs around, I was just wondering if anyone knew what was said - it was obviously about the electricity.

Apologies, as I know some of...
Forum: Spain
Nov 30th 2006, 12:34 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,164
Posted By NicCol

Re: Telefonica jargon - can someone help me translate it?

Have you tried this site?

Though I must say you sometimes get some wild translations!!

http://www.google.co.uk/language_tools?hl=en
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