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Forum: Spain
Jan 16th 2021, 9:36 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 831
Posted By jonboy

Re: Food Parcels to old people

Would the drug squad dogs at customs be up to recognising such items as PG Tips, Angel Delight etc?
When I was young uncles and aunts in the farming line would send a Turkey or goose through the...
Jan 14th 2021, 8:51 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By jonboy

Re: Back to the "Good old Days"

The Common Travel Area does not relate to the import of goods and services.
Jan 14th 2021, 8:45 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By jonboy

Re: Back to the "Good old Days"

Some good info here

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/943794/Travellers_Communication_Pack.pdf
Forum: Spain
Jan 13th 2021, 7:17 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 24,691
Posted By jonboy

Re: Tenant Eviction Nightmare -Part 2

On post #47 I made the same suggestion in reply to Downandout

"Earlier you spoke about contacting the tenant's political party and advising them of his behaviour. Instead it may be of greater...
Forum: Spain
Jan 11th 2021, 9:26 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By jonboy

Re: Bad Practice?

In my experience if an estate agent recommends any business to a client it is because they (the agent) stands to gain from the introduction.

Regards

jonboy
Jan 11th 2021, 9:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By jonboy

Back to the "Good old Days"

I remember that prior to joining the European Union we would get the boat back from Ireland to the UK following our holidays. On arrival having spent 9 hours on the wretched boat we would be queueing...
Forum: Spain
Jan 10th 2021, 8:10 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 24,691
Posted By jonboy

Re: Tenant Eviction Nightmare -Part 2

Javea is a nice enough place. Perhaps put it on the market as is and price it to go. Get the agent to arrange for the property to be visited each day and have a dated and time stamped image of the...
Forum: Spain
Jan 10th 2021, 5:58 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 24,691
Posted By jonboy

Re: Tenant Eviction Nightmare -Part 2

This may fit the bill?

https://www.leroymerlin.es/fp/82374937/puerta-acorazada-2-cuadros-sapelly-lacada-blanca

Get a builder to fit it (via a Gestur) and check that whatever exterior patio...
Forum: Spain
Jan 8th 2021, 9:55 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By jonboy

Re: The King

Too late!

but he lives on:thumbsup:
Forum: Spain
Jan 4th 2021, 10:43 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,437
Posted By jonboy

Re: Sabadell now charging to receive payment from UK

Posted whilst I was typing! I guess it is the actual procedure of cancelling and setting up the payments that I am unsure of.

Regards

jonboy
Forum: Spain
Jan 4th 2021, 10:38 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 2,437
Posted By jonboy

Re: Sabadell now charging to receive payment from UK

I'm based in UK but because of the standing charges levied by Sabadell Bank and now what appears to be an 18e. receiving fee. I have been looking for another way to pay my Water, Electric, Townhall...
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2021, 6:24 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

bob_bob



I usually see your posts and get the impression that you have a fairly balanced view on things, going by your replies and use of language.

However, recently on this group more...
Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2021, 4:48 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

It was reported and dealt with inadequately to begin with but later more thoroughly. I did say "can happen in some of those settings". The final outcome happened a few years later. I will look for...
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2021, 9:07 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

I can understand that as it allows the one cared for to exercise more control over the situation. Even better if there are friends/family to oversee and guide. I do tend to believe that "horror...
Forum: Spain
Dec 31st 2020, 7:20 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 917
Posted By jonboy

Re: Data roaming gone this morning?

It may use the 3 network in the UK but it is the local provider who allows a connection, perhaps the 3 network and local providers have some sort of problem? Brexit comes to mind and whilst 3 will...
Forum: Spain
Dec 30th 2020, 10:30 pm
Replies: 135
Views: 9,057
Posted By jonboy

Re: Majority of Spaniards will not....

I understand that the Oxford Vaccine has been approved, great news.
Forum: Spain
Dec 23rd 2020, 6:10 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

Sorry, I was so busy huffing and puffing that I did not fully register it.

Regards

Jonboy
Forum: Spain
Dec 23rd 2020, 5:29 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

Does that mean that you then retain your British citizenship?

Regards
jonboy
Forum: Spain
Dec 23rd 2020, 5:18 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

VEDShappy and VFR,

I was not intending to accuse anyone of anything.

There is nothing wrong with anonymity as such and it allows us to be more open about the situation we find ourselves in,...
Forum: Spain
Dec 22nd 2020, 7:53 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

Why do you wish to live in Care Home accommodation? When you say the alternative is the beach, what do you mean by that? You are on the group anonymously so perhaps be a little more open and you may...
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2020, 9:49 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,904
Posted By jonboy

Re: Care Homes for the Elderly

As a resident, guest or staff member?
Dec 20th 2020, 9:29 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,925
Posted By jonboy

Re: Sex for rent issues in Dublin

You are spot on. I had not read up on it since it hit the newspapers but I now see Wikipedia has an article relating to the case and others not dissimilar.
Dec 19th 2020, 9:28 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 2,925
Posted By jonboy

Re: Sex for rent issues in Dublin

Well, it depends "mandatory physical relations" when it comes to it may be more interesting than than it seems at first glance. Not too long ago a group of close male friends done time for engaging...
Forum: Spain
Dec 18th 2020, 9:36 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 24,691
Posted By jonboy

Re: Tenant Eviction Nightmare -Part 2

It seems to me that the court system may not wish to make anyone homeless at this time of health and financial crisis. Socially it would be a very sensitive issue within the local population and...
Forum: Spain
Dec 15th 2020, 1:06 pm
Replies: 135
Views: 9,057
Posted By jonboy

Re: Majority of Spaniards will not....

All the people who have smoked and drank alcohol would in your world be condemned to die out of sight of the services provided to others.
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