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Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2006, 6:23 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,137
Posted By maryg

Re: 12 Weeks To Go!!!!!!!

We have friends who have insisted on paying the going rates for B&B....and they are also looking at long term rental of our little cassita......nice little earner;) They understand that we are not...
Forum: Spain
Nov 3rd 2006, 9:30 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,137
Posted By maryg

Re: 12 Weeks To Go!!!!!!!

:mad:

Families eh.....I suppose it's easy for us in one respect, as our parents are dead except for my mother, who has alzhiemers.....need I say more?
My sister rarely visits and my brother has...
Forum: Spain
Nov 2nd 2006, 3:21 pm
Replies: 42
Views: 2,137
Posted By maryg

Re: 12 Weeks To Go!!!!!!!

We're moving to a little town, North West of Murcia, near Calasparra.......only 8,500 people, and only 28 English people including ourselves according to the post master.
We have had to sort through...
Forum: Spain
Nov 2nd 2006, 10:25 am
Replies: 42
Views: 2,137
Posted By maryg

Re: 12 Weeks To Go!!!!!!!

You think you've got ages......believe me it creeps up on you and bites you on the bum!!! We have been getting things sorted for months.......still not done everything and we go on Monday:scared: ...
Forum: Spain
Oct 31st 2006, 10:14 am
Replies: 9
Views: 19,827
Posted By maryg

Re: movistar in English

I have kept the reciept, and the phone number is correct.It didn't beep....I did try phoning movistar but couldn't make myself understood (though I did try really hard to explain and all in Spanish)...
Forum: Spain
Oct 31st 2006, 6:31 am
Replies: 9
Views: 19,827
Posted By maryg

Re: movistar in English

We bought a movistar sim in October....the guy at the shop activated it for me in the shop.....to change the language 'cambio de idioma' dial 220 and listen for the English option. From then on if...
Forum: Spain
Oct 30th 2006, 6:33 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By maryg

Re: Car and trailer

Well......a choice between West Mids and North West Murcia?? Nuff said!
I'm originally from Brum, Sutton Coldfield, my husband is West Bromwich born and bred.....West Brom was a great little town 30...
Forum: Spain
Oct 29th 2006, 4:56 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By maryg

Re: Car and trailer

Thanks for the info.....we have a concrete statue that we want to take with us....very heavy.....so think it will be best placed over the axle.

{quote}We put five of the seven seats from our car...
Forum: Spain
Oct 29th 2006, 1:39 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By maryg

Re: Car and trailer

Anyone got any hints and tips on loading the trailer?
We are putting the lighter and more valuable stuff in the car, so it's basically the heavier items and things that can't get broken....
Forum: Spain
Oct 27th 2006, 9:37 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By maryg

Re: Car and trailer

Thanks for the info everyone!
We sail at 9.15pm on Monday and arrive at 8.00am on Wednesday. I really enjoyed the trip a couple of weeks ago despite spending 14 hours in bed feeling sea sick:eek: ...
Forum: Spain
Oct 27th 2006, 3:24 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By maryg

Car and trailer

Can anyone tell me the speed restrictions for a car towing a trailer in Spain......not a massive trailer....about 8' overall in length.

Not long now! We are booked on the Portsmouth/Bilbao ferry...
Forum: Spain
Oct 16th 2006, 4:42 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By maryg

Re: Lemon Tree

Many thanks for the advice.....very helpful.

Mary:beer:
Forum: Spain
Oct 16th 2006, 9:13 am
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By maryg

Re: Lemon Tree

Any gardeners out there....

We have a couple of lemon trees, but no fruit yet and no sign of any to come....do you know when they fruit? I think the one tree may have got frost damaged earlier...
Forum: Spain
Oct 11th 2006, 3:13 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 1,703
Posted By maryg

Re: The drive to Spain

Hi all!

Got back last night....drove from West Brom down to Portsmouth in a LWB Sprinter loaded to the hilt......Bilbao:( (sea sick) then down to Murcia. 7 hours including a half hour break for a...
Forum: Spain
Sep 26th 2006, 8:57 am
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By maryg

Re: fORMS

We want to set up a B&B, nothing on a grand scale, but I don't know what to do regarding being legal.......my first port of call would be the Ayuntamiento.......they can ussually point you in the...
Forum: Spain
Sep 26th 2006, 8:55 am
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By maryg

Re: 5 Things You Love About Spain

I can you you an example of one of the reasons I don't like the UK....
Yesterday, walking through my hometown of West Bromwich at about 4.00 pm, I was surprised to see several stalls selling food...
Forum: Spain
Sep 25th 2006, 4:52 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By maryg

Re: 5 Things You Love About Spain

All of the above...an excellent list,
+ The fact that both mine and my husbands arthritis doesn't give us any problems when we are there......
+People are so well mannered and have great patience,...
Forum: Spain
Sep 24th 2006, 10:19 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,203
Posted By maryg

ferry cabin upgrades

Hi all,
We sail out of Portsmouth on Thursday and we've only booked a 3 berth cabin.....basic. We've never been on a ferry before, so does anyone know how we could get an upgrade on our cabin....FOR...
Forum: Spain
Sep 15th 2006, 5:35 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By maryg

Lightbulb Re: Insects

I was assured by our Spanish neighbour that this little lovely wasn't venomous....and that the venomous ones live in the mountain (our house is at the foot of a mountain:rolleyes: ) My husband woke...
Forum: Spain
Sep 11th 2006, 9:35 am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,765
Posted By maryg

Re: mot a car

[QUOTE=zel]Hi Mary,

Well it depends on the level of Tint (ie the darker it is the more possibility of it having to be removed) and to what windows it's applied to (if it's applied to front...
Forum: Spain
Sep 10th 2006, 8:07 am
Replies: 75
Views: 4,765
Posted By maryg

Re: mot a car

[QUOTE=zel]Hey Mikelincs,

Good advice and you're indeed correct!
These include such things as noise levels, emissions, nox level, co2 levels, front and side impact levels, steering, safety...
Forum: Spain
Sep 2nd 2006, 9:51 am
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By maryg

gestoria

can anyone reccomend a good gestoria in the North West Murcia region?
Many thanks,
Mary
Forum: Spain
Aug 31st 2006, 1:16 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 788
Posted By maryg

Re: Leyland Daf Parts On The Sol ???

If you still haven't had any luck getting your parts give me a shout...my husband worked for LDV for 27 years.....he's still got some contacts there. We're coming over October.
Mary
Forum: Spain
Aug 29th 2006, 9:26 am
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By maryg

breast cancer treatment

I know healthcare has been covered in various threads but I was hoping to hear from anyone who is currently having breast cancer treatments. I have to have a change of treatment....just as we're...
Forum: Spain
Aug 26th 2006, 9:09 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,290
Posted By maryg

Re: Van coming back from N Costa Blanca Sept

If you go through the boking forms when you get to details to pay there is a box to tick for pets.
Mary
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