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Old Aug 8th 2008, 1:12 pm
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One of our local freebies - I won't say which one as I don't want to get any grief from the moderators, suffice it to say the really dodgy newspaper - put on the front page of its Almeria edition yesterday the following piece of, ahem, news:
'...as a result of the increase in heat waves and the loss of beaches, Spanish tourists will opt for holidays in the north of Spain and European tourists will stay home in their own countries'.
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Old Aug 8th 2008, 3:44 pm
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The loss of a strip of beach is not goiong to put Spaniards off holydaying in their own costas. It is a time honoured tradition which will not die due to the lack of dineros or the lack of a bit of sand.
In a word your freebie paper is talking, bol..cks!!!!!
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The loss of a strip of beach is not goiong to put Spaniards off holydaying in their own costas. It is a time honoured tradition which will not die due to the lack of dineros or the lack of a bit of sand.
In a word your freebie paper is talking, bol..cks!!!!!
Could not see the sand for Spanish people at our local beaches.

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Old Aug 8th 2008, 6:36 pm
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I actually feel sorry for Brit holiday firms specialising in holidays in the UK.

They must have thought that they had it made this year, and then the crap weather hit for the second year running. Who wants to holiday in the UK when you could stay at home and watch the rain?
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Lenox, do you mean the weekly newspaper which is run by the most hated and despised British couple on the Costa del Sol?
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Lenox, do you mean the weekly newspaper which is run by the most hated and despised British couple on the Costa del Sol?
Blimey, that's quite a title to have!
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Blimey, that's quite a title to have!
Sure is ,lets have the dirt, this forum need livening up! Dont mention names as it will be removed just tell us what the undesireables have been upto !
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I did have the rather unpleasant experience of spending an evening with them. We more or less decided within minutes these were't people we wanted to do business with.
Is it true all these rumours I hear about them practicing, ahem, their, shall we say, 'swing'?
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Old Aug 9th 2008, 3:03 pm
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Yep. You'll have to google weeniewatch.
As far as the disappearing beaches go, maybe this is a case for Leaky Lee.
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Weenywatch???? Not being sizist, are we??!!!
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HA HA HA!

Just checked it out. Dozy so and sos!

So, Lenox. You don't seem to like them do you?
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Does anyone?
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I actually feel sorry for Brit holiday firms specialising in holidays in the UK.
They must have thought that they had it made this year, and then the crap weather hit for the second year running. Who wants to holiday in the UK when you could stay at home and watch the rain?
I’m surprised the Brit holiday firms haven’t twigged yet that prices for UK hols should have dropped years ago. Just like M&S they’re all living in the past. Guest houses at £45 pppn not including breakfast? IPMSL

What’s the problem with the weather bil? I woke up to a beautiful November day today. Gusty winds and rain. Very bracing.
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Old Aug 13th 2008, 5:28 pm
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What’s the problem with the weather bil? I woke up to a beautiful November day today. Gusty winds and rain. Very bracing.
Absolutely spot on. As I type this the sky has gone a darker shade of grey and the rain is absolutely hammering it down. The flowers are rotting in the buds, and the chances of getting any chillis on the young plants is fading fast, as there just isn't any sun to ripen them.

The bonus side is that at this rate my selective plant breeding should soon produce the as yet unheard of 'swimming geranium' that can make it's own way to higher ground.
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Old Aug 14th 2008, 1:21 pm
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Blimey, what with a page three Cliffy, mainstream opinion about Turkey, Italian Nazis and Tony Blair, Leaky Lee on Chinese fascism and the full SKY TV listings, there's more about Spain in The Beano.
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