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Forum: Spain
May 1st 2022, 8:03 am
Replies: 86
Views: 3,899
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Just a reminder

I worked all of my life in the UK, paid my taxes and got my pension. I will spend it where I damn well please.
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2021, 2:12 pm
Replies: 223
Views: 12,241
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Covid update

No unlike the first and second covid jabs, just ushered out straight away.
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2021, 1:54 pm
Replies: 223
Views: 12,241
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Covid update

I had both my booster and 'flu shots this afternoon
Forum: Spain
May 28th 2021, 1:53 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By Alectryon

Re: COVID vaccination

Yes that is correct.
Forum: Spain
May 28th 2021, 11:53 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,080
Posted By Alectryon

Re: COVID vaccination

After 8 months of battling to get my first injection I used the opportunity of face to face doctor appointments to go and complain about the fact that at 78 years old I had not been contacted. Within...
Forum: Spain
May 19th 2021, 2:56 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Alectryon

Re: la Caixa - going downhill fast

It's not annoying - it is disgraceful.
It is about time the banks realized that we are customers and treat us with the respect and considersation due to customers
Forum: Spain
May 19th 2021, 11:49 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Alectryon

Re: la Caixa - going downhill fast

There is only one garage in this very small village and he has never accepted cards. He has also been very good to me over the past 16 years. If, and only if, he is avoiding income taxes that is his...
Forum: Spain
May 19th 2021, 11:31 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Alectryon

Re: la Caixa - going downhill fast

Thank you Rosemary - but how ridiculous is that? The branch is open from 9 am until 2.30 pm and I would expect a banking 'service' during those hours. They take your money, pay you no interest but...
Forum: Spain
May 19th 2021, 10:56 am
Replies: 26
Views: 1,562
Posted By Alectryon

la Caixa - going downhill fast

Good morning. I went to my local branch this morning to withdraw €1000 to pay a car repair bill. I was refused and told - not asked - to come back tomorrow before 11.00 am.
Another Covid-related...
Forum: Spain
Mar 23rd 2021, 3:21 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Support in Spain - now extended

And when I wonder will this service be available to those of us who do not live in those areas. I am and have been suffering for years from xenophobic neighbours and could do with some advice and...
Forum: Spain
Mar 1st 2021, 10:08 am
Replies: 29
Views: 1,749
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Cheddar Cheese

I went to Aldi last week and ordinary cheddar and vintage cheddar were on sale. I bought quite a lot.
Forum: Spain
Jan 22nd 2021, 1:26 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,404
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Food Parcels to old people

Yes indeed considering that it is a four and a half hour drive from Alicante to my house.
Forum: Spain
Jan 22nd 2021, 12:03 pm
Replies: 35
Views: 2,404
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Food Parcels to old people

I sill like to have some British food and used to buy from a company in the UK and get it shipped out. It was expensive and delivery was quite long and expensive. I recently discovered a company in...
Forum: Spain
Nov 13th 2020, 9:34 am
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Why is playing La Primitiva online so impossibly difficult

It was the La Primitiva offiicial site but now I have found the Loteria Costilla site and am playing on that. Thank you.
Forum: Spain
Nov 10th 2020, 10:51 am
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Alectryon

Why is playing La Primitiva online so impossibly difficult

As my local lottery shop is closed due to Covid infection and we are not allowed to leave the village I decided to try and play online.. The site is in English but is proving difficult, if not...
Forum: Spain
Apr 26th 2020, 1:00 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By Alectryon

Re: The price of masks.

I ordered one from my pharmacy 10 days ago at a price of €3.50. They do say that this is a mask with a ventilator so maybe that is why the price is high.
Forum: Spain
Apr 19th 2020, 2:11 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 4,940
Posted By Alectryon

Re: First steps after lockdown

My dogs are not even allowed in the street even on a lead. I live only about 100 metres from the campo but can't get there without breaking the local rules. Poor things have not been out for 6...
Forum: Spain
Apr 15th 2020, 12:45 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Spanish health system phone number 955545060

My doctor called me this morning and sorted everything out. I went to the pharmacy and all the medicines I needed were made available. Thank you all.
Forum: Spain
Apr 13th 2020, 11:49 am
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Spanish health system phone number 955545060

Thank you. I use the cita previa (clic health) to make an appointment with my doctor. At the present time the next available appt is not until April 20th.
Forum: Spain
Apr 13th 2020, 11:22 am
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Spanish health system phone number 955545060

Thank you. I can drive and have a car but the battery is flat as I have not been able to drive for 4 weeks. The garage will not come out to fix it. I have no one who will drive me to the emergency...
Forum: Spain
Apr 13th 2020, 10:40 am
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Spanish health system phone number 955545060

Thank you so much. The pharmacy - just one as it is a very small village - has a young assistant who speaks some English but she refused me essential medicines until next Monday., she refused to...
Forum: Spain
Apr 13th 2020, 9:01 am
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By Alectryon

Spanish health system phone number 955545060

Good morning. I know that it is a difficult time for the health system here but I am desperately short of some medications, in fact I am totally out of some important tablets. I can only speak to my...
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2019, 2:26 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Banking and PSD2

Thank you for your information. I went to my bank this morning and was told that I have to do nothing - it's very strange. I buy very little on-line so I'll just wait until the next time that I do...
Forum: Spain
Nov 18th 2019, 8:11 am
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Alectryon

Banking and PSD2

I have received a communication from my bank - on my mobile - telling me of an important notification - PSD2 - but is does not tell me what - if anything - I have to do or how to do it.

Any...
Forum: Spain
Oct 27th 2019, 10:42 am
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By Alectryon

Re: Malaga dog shelter

It's not cheeky, it's very kind and thoughtful.
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