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Forum: Spain
Jan 17th 2010, 12:58 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,073
Posted By culchie

How do these people stay in business? LOL

I thought I´d ´share´ with you and see if anyone can beat this!!

Bought an apartment in Western CDS. Rang Telefonica and signed up for a phone line and ADSL. 2 weeks later telephoned them to...
Forum: Spain
Jan 16th 2010, 11:57 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 6,562
Posted By culchie

Re: IHT, Usufruct, Limited Companies & wills

This is a very interesting thread and I wonder if anyone has any thoughts/advice for a single person with no children.

I have property for which I´d like to give the uso fructo to some family...
Forum: Spain
Oct 20th 2009, 1:58 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,891
Posted By culchie

hairdresser in Estepona

I´m looking for recommendations for a hairdresser in Estepona although I´m willing to travel further afield if they´re good.
I do not want a travelling hairdresser. I want a nice posh salon, with...
Forum: Spain
Aug 17th 2007, 1:43 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,661
Posted By culchie

Re: Advice re reg car in Spain or take back to UK

She's found a chap who will take care of the lot.

Many thanks for your help and advice
Forum: Spain
Aug 15th 2007, 12:51 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 1,661
Posted By culchie

Re: Advice re reg car in Spain or take back to UK

She has decided to register the car here - seems like the better option.

Any idea what she has to do , where does she have to go? She lives in Chiclana.

Thanks for all the help/advice
Forum: Spain
Aug 13th 2007, 9:20 am
Replies: 24
Views: 814
Posted By culchie

Things I Love Doing in Spain

I absolutely adore listening to the traffic reports from home - makes me feel all warm, fuzzy and superior!!
Forum: Spain
Aug 11th 2007, 6:09 am
Replies: 63
Views: 17,009
Posted By culchie

Re: Noise laws..again

Just read about a survey done in Spain on the subject of what bothers people most in their neighbourhood - this was a survey of Spanish people rather than Brits.

In the Malaga region noise was the...
Forum: Spain
Aug 10th 2007, 7:04 am
Replies: 69
Views: 7,299
Posted By culchie

Re: Sky tv

Just as a 'for your information'. I decided to cancel my Sky card and just have the freeview card.

I gave the card back to the dealer (big name on Costa del Sol) but I'm still paying for the...
Forum: Spain
Aug 10th 2007, 6:52 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,661
Posted By culchie

Re: Advice re reg car in Spain or take back to UK

Thanks for all that. Hmmm. Hard to know what she should do!

If she drives back to the UK what happens? Will she be stopped at the ferry ports because the vehicle isn't taxed/mot'ed? Or do you...
Forum: Spain
Aug 9th 2007, 9:11 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,661
Posted By culchie

Advice re reg car in Spain or take back to UK

I have searched this forum and read the various threads on this subject.

A friend of mine has a UK car here in Spain since Dec. 2006. She isn't sure what route to take.

(a) She registers the...
Forum: Spain
Jun 30th 2007, 8:04 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,823
Posted By culchie

Re: Sending Books to Spain

I find Amazon expensive. With play.com they insist on sending your first purchase to the address that the credit card is registered at - that could be your problem.

You can buy 2nd hand books in...
Forum: Spain
Jun 28th 2007, 12:15 am
Replies: 40
Views: 1,848
Posted By culchie

Re: Is this the norm

No, it's not. BEWARE
Forum: Spain
Jun 28th 2007, 12:12 am
Replies: 73
Views: 2,108
Posted By culchie

Re: Goodby Mr Prime minister, hello Herr Brown

Blair would like to see himself as the author of peace in Ireland - simply not true - all he did was keep the channels of communication open and as for his new role as a peacmaker in the Midddle East...
Forum: Spain
Jun 27th 2007, 10:21 pm
Replies: 73
Views: 2,108
Posted By culchie

Re: Goodby Mr Prime minister, hello Herr Brown

I'm really looking forward to GB's stint in power. It seems to me that he can fill the boots of the late lamented John Smith....let's wait and see
Forum: Spain
Apr 20th 2007, 12:46 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By culchie

Re: im a bit concerned

I know! I was gobsmacked which is why it stuck in my brain!
Forum: Spain
Apr 20th 2007, 12:28 am
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By culchie

Re: being legal

For what it's worth I think you should sit down and make a list of the pros and cons of Spain and the UK. For instance, the law is about to change in Britain so that if you have 30 years of 'stamps'...
Forum: Spain
Apr 20th 2007, 12:10 am
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By culchie

Re: im a bit concerned

I read somewhere recently that the average time for the sale of a resale property is 3 years. I think, but couldn't swear, that the article was referring to the Costa Del Sol
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2007, 9:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By culchie

Re: Pressed concrete/ block paving

Excellent. muchas gracias.
Forum: Spain
Apr 9th 2007, 9:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,567
Posted By culchie

Re: Pressed concrete/ block paving

A word of warning about the pressed concrete - it is slippy when wet. We have it around our pool - pain in backside when grandkids are here cos' we have to constantly yell 'don't run' and 'put your...
Forum: Spain
Feb 22nd 2007, 5:54 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By culchie

Re: Contracts for Resale property - advice please!

I think that on the Costas the practice of ´black money´is disappearing, influenced mostly by the number of ex-pat buyers and sellers.
However, in your part of the world ´black money´is a reality...
Forum: Spain
Feb 22nd 2007, 10:12 am
Replies: 20
Views: 1,193
Posted By culchie

Re: What is...................??

I had ASDL installed a couple of years ago and then had it taken away again because I was forever on the (expensive) helpline trying to get it reconnected. There are definitely parts of Chiclana...
Forum: Spain
Feb 20th 2007, 2:10 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,751
Posted By culchie

Re: Cost of car insurance ?

This is what I pay for my car insurance:-
340.00 euros p.a.
That´s fully comprehensive on a 2 litre diesel estate car about 5 years old. I have a clean licence and am, alas, no longer in the age...
Forum: Spain
Feb 19th 2007, 12:01 am
Forum: Spain
Feb 18th 2007, 11:54 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 4,183
Posted By culchie

Re: correct grammar and punctuation plea

That was brilliant, thanks for all the effort that went into this hilarious post.

Seriously folks, I wasn't being elitist and sorry if some toes felt stepped on. I do, however, stand by what I...
Forum: Spain
Feb 18th 2007, 3:32 am
Replies: 92
Views: 4,183
Posted By culchie

Re: correct grammar and punctuation plea

Look it up...I did!!

Thank you for the 'in' joke!

But really, let's try to do better.
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