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Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2007, 8:32 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 11,308
Posted By hellokittty

Re: People Going Back To UK

I think that is very true Xtreme.

I don't know if anyone else looks at the 'Moving back to the UK' forum on B.Expats but there are lots of stories on there about people who moved to Florida,...
Forum: Spain
Dec 20th 2007, 7:38 pm
Replies: 204
Views: 11,308
Posted By hellokittty

Re: People Going Back To UK

I can completely understand why expats want to move back to the UK - there are lots of good things about England that you only appreciate once you have left. I have only lived in Spain for 6 months...
Forum: Spain
Dec 6th 2007, 10:11 am
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By hellokittty

another bank holiday...!

Our car has been broken for weeks now and, fed up of carrying litres of water every day, we decided to hire a car for a day and stock up on loads of water and food....combined with a nice christmas...
Forum: Spain
Nov 24th 2007, 6:21 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Looking to move to Spain... all advice and info welcome!

Well, if you like tapas then you certainly will be spoilt for choice! :D

Unfortunately I live with a curry-obsessed husband....:D
Forum: Spain
Nov 24th 2007, 6:15 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,587
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Looking to move to Spain... all advice and info welcome!

Hi Alex,

It's great that you are so positive about the move, and you're right - it's best to do it now while you are both still young, before other commitments get in the way!

We moved here a...
Forum: Spain
Nov 20th 2007, 10:50 am
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Thinking of making the move.......

I would recommend a trial period if possible, before you jump in with both feet, as it's sometimes difficult to tell whether you feel you could 'live' somewhere as opposed to being on holiday there....
Forum: Spain
Nov 15th 2007, 11:24 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Facebook

I must admit I do find it quite addictive sometimes....but then I do fall into the 18-30 bracket so maybe that's why :rofl:
Forum: Spain
Nov 15th 2007, 6:24 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By hellokittty

Why is it so hard to buy...

...a simple packet of painkillers? How hard can it be, I thought yesterday as I had a bit of a headache coming on and needed some kind of ibuprofen/paracetamol tablet.

Normally at home, I would go...
Forum: Spain
Nov 12th 2007, 12:30 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Health and Safety (not!)

We have seen some really funny things in our short time here, that would never get past the Health & Safety crew in Britain!

Like, in the middle of Eroski a couple of guys were knocking down the...
Forum: Spain
Nov 9th 2007, 10:08 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,421
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Tonight's Menu

It was the hubby's birthday on wednesday and, being a HUGE curry lover, he was dying for a good old chicken tikka masala, after having withdrawal symptoms living here.

We went to a lovely...
Forum: Spain
Nov 8th 2007, 5:07 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 8,942
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Moving to Ibiza.....

Hi Katie

I found Pull and Bear today! I can't believe I have never noticed it before. I thought it was good, reminded me of Republic. I only had a quick visit cos the hubby was in tow and he hates...
Forum: Spain
Nov 7th 2007, 10:05 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 965
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Smoke Alarms.

I was quite surprised that our rented apartment didn't come with a smoke alarm.....I guess I am used to "Health & Safety England" with all its laws and regulations.....

I have had a few smoky...
Forum: Spain
Nov 6th 2007, 9:15 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 793
Posted By hellokittty

Re: What could you eat right now?

For winter comfort food, nothing beats a big fat jacket potato, baked properly in the oven for a good couple of hours till it's all crispy....nice and fluffy on the inside with loads of butter, salt...
Forum: Spain
Nov 6th 2007, 11:46 am
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Correos confusion

One hour a day?! :ohmy:

My local post office is open all day without siesta till 8pm! I obviously should count myself lucky!:D

I might try and go later on and see if it's there, but the woman...
Forum: Spain
Nov 6th 2007, 10:40 am
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By hellokittty

Correos confusion

Could anyone possibly offer any advice with Correos?

We have had those yellow slips in our postbox before, meaning you have to go and collect parcels from the post office.

Today I got another...
Forum: Spain
Nov 5th 2007, 2:04 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Cakes, biscuits, cookies....

Thanks very much for the link - I have learned from it that self-raising flour is called harina con levadura apprarently!

I didn't realise it was cheating though, I didn't think there was any...
Forum: Spain
Nov 5th 2007, 9:01 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Anyone watching X-Factor?

I am normally LOVE the x factor but this year I have been a bit disappointed - none of the acts make me go 'Wow' this year, and something about it just seems wrong.....

With all the stories of...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2007, 9:05 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By hellokittty

Cakes, biscuits, cookies....

Hopefully I got your attention with that title :D

Lately the rotten weather has meant I've been getting into my baking again.

But I'm a bit confused about Spanish flour - in the supermarket...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2007, 6:08 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,421
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Tonight's Menu

We tried one petrol station actually, but even that seemed to be deserted....

Never mind, I am resorting to one of Nigella's cop-out recipes that is good when you have no food in.

Can of...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2007, 5:46 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 2,421
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Tonight's Menu

I'm afraid we have been foolish enough to let our food stocks run low and drove round for half an hour earlier trying to find a food shop open....in vain!

Everywhere is boarded up and dead as a...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2007, 5:43 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Anyone watching X-Factor?

Who are Dollar? (before my time, I think! :D)

I think they are cheesy too and they're in it as a fun act for a bit of entertainment really, they're not wonderful singers.

I thought it was quite...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2007, 1:27 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 8,942
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Moving to Ibiza.....

Thanks! I have had a browse round Ibiza town a couple of times but always ended up getting lost and everywhere seemed to be a bar or a bank! :D

I obviously wasn't looking hard enough, so I will go...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2007, 1:07 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 8,942
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Moving to Ibiza.....

I haven't heard of Pull and Bear so I will have to check it out! I must admit I get frustrated by the lack of shops as I am a complete shopaholic and used to live near a huge shopping centre :D

I...
Forum: Spain
Nov 4th 2007, 12:54 pm
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Anyone watching X-Factor?

I agree that Rhydian isn't right for X Factor and they have turned him into a pantomime villain.

However, Niki isn't an "unknown" either - she recorded a single years ago.

Much as I love X...
Forum: Spain
Nov 3rd 2007, 5:47 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 3,756
Posted By hellokittty

Re: Eczema - any good tips anyone??

Excellent, thank you so much for all your help and tips

As I said, I don't normally suffer from eczema so I've been desperately looking on the internet for information, but so much of it is...
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