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Forum: Spain
Jan 2nd 2016, 8:20 am
Replies: 16
Views: 13,261
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Living in gran canaria

No problem at all. Will go have a mooch at your PM. Happy New Year to you and yours too xxx
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2016, 11:06 am
Replies: 71
Views: 4,842
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Bloody fireworks

2012 to 2014 was heaven here at New Year. No fireworks at all which shocked us as our village is all Spanish (apart from us). But (discounting us) the average age is probably 80 so that's probably...
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2016, 10:40 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,724
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Strongly thinking of moving to Benlemandea or funegirola

I run an internet business here in Spain. Most of my clients are in the UK and the States. However, as has been said above - I have to pay all my taxes and Social Security here in Spain. This isn't...
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2016, 10:33 am
Replies: 3
Views: 2,444
Posted By Elle1971

Re: What do you think about Mojacer

Mojacar is a little too touristy and British for my tastes (been there done that) but that may be just what you're looking for because that then goes hand in hand with extra stuff you wouldn't get...
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2016, 10:28 am
Replies: 16
Views: 13,261
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Living in gran canaria

Hubby has just told me I don't know what I'm talking about with the airports because Almería is 90 minutes from us but Alicante is more like 2 to 2.5 hours. That's what you get for listening to a...
Forum: Spain
Jan 1st 2016, 10:20 am
Replies: 16
Views: 13,261
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Living in gran canaria

Hi Alexis. I'm very happy to answer your questions. We've been here three years now and are very happy. There are pros and cons of course. What some people may find a pro is a con in other people's...
Forum: The Lounge
Sep 29th 2015, 9:27 am
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

I'm a dog person too - but all our pets are part of our family and missed whether they are a stick insect, a cat, a dog, or an elephant. Sorry for your loss xxx
Forum: Spain
Aug 30th 2015, 4:57 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 13,261
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Living in gran canaria

I must admit I grimaced for you when I read your budget. I think you would seriously struggle to live on that amount in the Canaries.

We lived on a frugal average of €1000 per month (excluding...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 27th 2015, 1:11 pm
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

She's so cute!! Those eyes of hers are so big. x
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 27th 2015, 1:10 pm
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

Oh my!!! That face is itching for a smooshy wobble! :lol:
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 27th 2015, 11:09 am
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

Thanks Nutek!
Oh yes - Bulldogs and Boxer do have great smiles eh! But does yours get the ice cream or cookie?
E xx
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 26th 2015, 11:00 pm
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

As mentioned about 5000 posts back in this thread, I have three boys. Here is our middle "son", Pepper (the black Lab)... smiling at me to get up in the morning. Then we have Billy Boxer smiling...
Forum: The Lounge
Aug 26th 2015, 10:53 pm
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

Oh my! What a beauty she is. I have a Boxer too. Will post a recent pic shortly x
Forum: Spain
Aug 26th 2015, 10:50 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By Elle1971

Re: moving to almeria area in spain

Hi tishtosh.

Sorry that it's taken so long for you to get a reply (apart from your welcome message of course).

Did you make the move? Or are you still thinking about it?

I'm about half an...
Forum: Spain
Feb 13th 2015, 10:04 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,720
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Gas Heaters/Bottles, Help!

This happened to us with new bottles Jimenato.

Dirty jet in our case - hence my suggestion of compressed air above.

E x
Forum: Spain
Feb 13th 2015, 8:47 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,720
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Gas Heaters/Bottles, Help!

Yes, exactly the same issue. The flame was sitting about 3/4 of a inch above where it should be when trying to light it and making a blowing sound... so when you release the dial it just goes out....
Forum: Spain
Feb 12th 2015, 9:25 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,720
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Gas Heaters/Bottles, Help!

We had a similar problem. We bought a can of compressed air from the local ferreteria and gave the nozzle (fire end not gas bottle end) a blast of air after wiggling a cotton bud in there gently (it...
Forum: Spain
Feb 11th 2015, 5:31 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Autonomo - Working hours question

I have to admit, that's the first I heard of it. I've been autonomo since 2006 and have never been advised of limits on hours by my Asesoria.

I think it would be very difficult to monitor......
Forum: Spain
Dec 21st 2014, 12:08 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By Elle1971

Re: The biggest two word lie in Spain

That actually made me snort!

So true!

E xxx
Forum: The Lounge
Mar 14th 2014, 9:31 am
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

Blimey! I hope he heals... and your bank account too! x
Forum: Spain
Aug 6th 2013, 7:53 am
Replies: 56
Views: 3,871
Posted By Elle1971

Re: My Son is on his way riding for Charity. Will soon be in Spain

He did an amazing thing! He now deserves to put his feet up for a while and enjoy the rest of the summer. Good for him!!!!
Elle xxxxxx
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 8th 2013, 8:25 pm
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

Awww...butter wouldn't melt! I came downstairs once to ind myself ankle deep in feathers after Billy Boxer had acquianted himself with some sofa cushions.

Bless Boxers! :rofl:

Elle xx
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 8th 2013, 9:03 am
Replies: 1,512
Views: 137,535
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Pets Corner get your pics out :)

Lovely photo (even though it has cats in it) ;)

Your beagle is a stunner!

Elle xx
Forum: Spain
Jul 4th 2013, 9:01 pm
Replies: 119
Views: 9,819
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Why Spain

Oh... that's ok then. :rofl:
Forum: Spain
Jul 4th 2013, 6:06 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 731
Posted By Elle1971

Re: Books4Spain

A real loss. Rod will be very sorely missed.
Elle x
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