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Forum: Spain
May 12th 2022, 5:26 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By bob_bob

Re: GCSEs

I'd not move a child to another country at that age and so near exams, think of the child and wait, Spain will still be there after the exams then move and let a private school look after the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 28th 2022, 10:32 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,464
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Cost of Living

LOL I think they must shop in the middle of London or something, so many of the prices are way out of line, way too high compared to the reality of popping into Tesco et al.

A lot depends on what...
Forum: Spain
Apr 27th 2022, 10:27 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 4,343
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Move back to UK or stay in Spain ? 2022

"they’re beheading other kids in coolock " How many? 1? 10? How often. Don't cherry pick an event to paint a whole section of society Tom, your way out of touch with the UK by the looks of it.
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Forum: Spain
Apr 27th 2022, 12:52 am
Replies: 75
Views: 3,464
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Cost of Living

That rings right with my memory of exchange rates over the years, peaked at around the 1.5 mark...happy days.
Forum: Spain
Apr 27th 2022, 12:48 am
Replies: 116
Views: 4,343
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Move back to UK or stay in Spain ? 2022

It is a sweeping statement Tom and not representative of the youth of today of today. You can go to any city anywhere in the world and find youngsters up to no good and with bad attitudes but they...
Forum: Spain
Apr 26th 2022, 8:21 pm
Replies: 116
Views: 4,343
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Move back to UK or stay in Spain ? 2022

"youth culture is a disaster now", I disagree with that sweeping statement, don't believe all you read in the Mail/Express and be honest, there are major problems with some youngsters in Spain...but...
Forum: Spain
Apr 26th 2022, 8:10 pm
Replies: 75
Views: 3,464
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Cost of Living

Food prices are going up everywhere thats for sure. In the UK I do the cooking and buy the groceries same as when I'm in Spain and UK prices are lower than Spain, much lower for some things and the...
Forum: Spain
Apr 25th 2022, 1:37 am
Replies: 116
Views: 4,343
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Move back to UK or stay in Spain ? 2022

Come back to the UK? Fine if you have good jobs and money for housing. I'm based in the UK and although retired make a very nice living from a property portfolio and be under no doubt there is a...
Forum: Spain
Apr 18th 2022, 6:24 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By bob_bob

Re: 5G internet

Search the make and model of your router and see if its 5G compatible, if it is it should switch to 5G automatically. 4G will continue to be transmitted because the majority of people own equipment...
Forum: Spain
Mar 19th 2022, 9:57 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,600
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

100GB is not enough these days, streaming HD from the likes of netflix chews through about 3GB and hour so around 30 hours viewing time. Even SD broadcasts use @1GB an hour. Lot of families these...
Forum: Spain
Mar 13th 2022, 11:40 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,600
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

I'm based in the UK but a 'frequent tourist' and I'd say 4g in Spain on average is better than the UK, certainly better than Wales. Loco, press the Ctrl, Alt and 4 and you get € symbol
Forum: Spain
Mar 11th 2022, 8:36 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 784
Posted By bob_bob

Re: satellite internet almeria

Did the OP check out their 4G coverage?
Forum: Spain
Feb 13th 2022, 2:01 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Spanish cafe bar lease

If you have a valid EU passport you can just move. If your on a UK passport its a whole new ballgame unless you have a job offer from a Spanish company that cannot find an EU national who can do the...
Forum: Spain
Feb 8th 2022, 12:57 am
Replies: 78
Views: 5,600
Posted By bob_bob

Re: Costa Esuri Internet (PRIINET) options

If you have a good 4G or 5G signal I'd be tempted go with an unlimited data sim card and use your phone as a hotspot for your TV to connect from wifi, it could be a good option for you for 12 weeks a...
Forum: Spain
Feb 1st 2022, 11:50 am
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

Interesting article in one of the daily UK rags about the increase in brits going down the golden visa route. A steady increase in brits selling their homes in the UK for well over the €500k needed...
Forum: Spain
Jan 26th 2022, 11:55 am
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

Cheers Fred, I'd read the article before and lets hope it comes off.

My lads a network engineer (software not cable laying) and can do a fare chunk of his job remotely but I found it interesting...
Forum: Spain
Jan 24th 2022, 12:56 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

The work from home option is now shrinking with workers being encouraged to go back to the office sort of thing so even if the Spanish government bring in a mobile/online work visa of some sort the...
Forum: Spain
Jan 22nd 2022, 8:51 am
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

Tourism will return no doubt but brit immigrants can never go back to pre brexit levels, many who would have gone just don't have the money and or the skills they need to allow them; the lure of...
Forum: Spain
Jan 20th 2022, 3:49 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

Ahhh the Daily Mirror, the font of truth and justice LOL If they put a picture of me and my name on the front page I'd go check my passport to make sure they were right ;)

Is there any credible...
Forum: Spain
Jan 19th 2022, 2:52 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

A brit in Spain was interviewed recently and was saying that some of the people who voted for brexit and threw parties in Spain to celebrate the leavers winning are either leaving/left because they...
Forum: Spain
Jan 19th 2022, 12:11 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

Back in the early 70s a good school friend of mine moved to Canada, whole family and they were home in less than two years. Moving forward a couple of years and his father had a family meeting and...
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2022, 7:22 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

A way in then that people will use. Can't blame them, Canada is a fantastic country and we're lucky in having been there a few times over the years, we loved British Columbia and the city of...
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2022, 7:11 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

I like you :) LOL I love being called son at age 67, thank you so much, my self worth meter went up a notch ;)

Go on, you have the last word, you know you'll have to :)
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2022, 3:34 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

Great reply, I love offended woke snowflakes more than keyboard warriors, now go give someone a hug and share the love LOL ;)
Forum: Spain
Jan 18th 2022, 3:08 pm
Replies: 145
Views: 9,938
Posted By bob_bob

Re: BRITS LEAVING SPAIN

I thought they still had some sort of investment visa going? If you have dosh there is usually a way into any country.

There was an English radio ham chatting away one night (80m band for other...
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