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Forum: Forum Admin and News 13th November 2010, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Ben
That's all folks! It's Friday and as outlined...

That's all folks! It's Friday and as outlined above the forum is now closed to new posts. Registered members up until now will still be able to check their old private messages for a few days, in...
Forum: Forum Admin and News 11th November 2010, 01:51 PM
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Views: 77,023
Posted By Ben
Thanks Saffron (and everyone else!) for such a...

Thanks Saffron (and everyone else!) for such a lovely message/s! As for Gold, please keep keep yourself signed up for the Notes in Spanish newsletter...
Forum: Forum Admin and News 10th November 2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 77,023
Posted By Ben
Thanks for all the lovely messages - I sort of...

Thanks for all the lovely messages - I sort of didn't realise just how great this place was until you all told me again now! It's been such fun to set up and keep an eye on, but really it's the...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 8th November 2010, 09:39 AM
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Views: 20,622
Posted By Ben
I've sent you a PM about this, hopefully you'll...

I've sent you a PM about this, hopefully you'll have room to reply now I 've made a bit of space!
Forum: Notes from Spain Podcast Comments 7th November 2010, 09:09 AM
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Views: 14,736
Posted By Ben
Thanks for the lovely feedback! More audio likely...

Thanks for the lovely feedback! More audio likely to be approaching soon... :) Keep an eye on the Notes in Spanish newsletter!
Forum: Forum Admin and News 5th November 2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 77,023
Posted By Ben
Arrow News: The Forum is Coming to a Close

Dear forum members,

The Notes from Spain forum is sadly coming to a close, as Marina and I work on new projects (mainly Notes in Spanish (http://notesinspanish.com) related).

As for the success...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 27th October 2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,645
Posted By Ben
Thanks, I've posted a bit on the blog...

Thanks, I've posted a bit on the blog (http://www.notesfromspain.com/2010/10/27/travelling-to-spain-by-train/) about this. I love the train to Spain option, and the Ferry to Santander is pretty great...
Forum: En Español, ¿Hablamos? 26th October 2010, 07:45 AM
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Views: 7,238
Posted By Ben
Te perdonamos Duncan!

Te perdonamos Duncan!
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 21st October 2010, 01:02 PM
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Views: 19,960
Posted By Ben
I like that one too, it's very 'classic' inside,...

I like that one too, it's very 'classic' inside, and has been around for ever - Hemmingway liked it apparently...

Don't forget my fave the Taberna Miranda...
Forum: Notes in Spanish Advanced podcast comments 18th October 2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 20,547
Posted By Ben
'Nada de nada' is nothing, but very emphasized!

'Nada de nada' is nothing, but very emphasized!
Forum: Learning Spanish 18th October 2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 29,651
Posted By Ben
Coming late to the conversation - I'd say the...

Coming late to the conversation - I'd say the most fundamentally important thing is to listen to things that interest you! Podcasts, films, whatever it may be, if you are not all that interested, it...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 15th October 2010, 03:18 PM
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Views: 5,983
Posted By Ben
Thanks lb, I'm glad you like what we do! We...

Thanks lb, I'm glad you like what we do! We realise what you say is true, so do try to keep the Madrid and Spain-ism's to a minimum, or at least be very clear when we can that they are local phrases....
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 5th October 2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,232
Posted By Ben
As far as I can see, the stike was just a protest...

As far as I can see, the stike was just a protest about things that had already happened, and as has been noted above, was a total failure! Oh well. All was business as usual in our area.
Forum: Notes in Spanish Advanced podcast comments 4th October 2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,157
Posted By Ben
Hi Marcy, I'm so sorry you missed out, I'm...

Hi Marcy,

I'm so sorry you missed out, I'm sorry to say that we don't plan to do another sale soon, we only do them very rarely and have no plans for a repeat soon.

Ben
Forum: Geek's Corner 4th October 2010, 07:58 AM
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Views: 342,177
Posted By Ben
Fantatic, you guys look great!! That's...

Fantatic, you guys look great!!

That's terrific! Oh what wonderful wildlife you have up there!
Agua! Wonderful shots all, but this is my fave from the ones you posted.
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 15th September 2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,253
Posted By Ben
That's odd! Apart from the taxi driver I quoted,...

That's odd! Apart from the taxi driver I quoted, Marina's dad uses it all the time! Maybe it's not commonly used in Catalonia.
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th September 2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,433
Posted By Ben
Thanks! I'll change that now!

Thanks! I'll change that now!
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th September 2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,433
Posted By Ben
Exclamation New Notes in Spanish Video!

Here's a copy of today's Notes in Spanish Newsletter - we don't usually reproduce these on the forum, but we don't want anyone to miss this super-useful new video!

¡Hola amig@s!

We've made a...
Forum: Notes in Spanish Advanced podcast comments 7th September 2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,151
Posted By Ben
Hola Marcy, Estoy de acuerdo con SrCandas,...

Hola Marcy,

Estoy de acuerdo con SrCandas, deberias de probar con el Advanced, que creo que asi vas a avanzar mas rapido, y luego si te apatece puedes pasar a Notes in Spanish Gold tambien.

Un...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 6th September 2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,622
Posted By Ben
Thanks to you too, and I think that's the best...

Thanks to you too, and I think that's the best choice - certainly the quickest - stop for breaks often though, it's a loooong hot drive!
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 4th September 2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,622
Posted By Ben
A5 is route is quiker but pretty dull most of the...

A5 is route is quiker but pretty dull most of the way (we just did it!) - A4 is more intresting but the road is in worse condition and takes longer... Worth a stop in Cordoba to see the mosque though...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 1st September 2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,570
Posted By Ben
Put a link to it in your forum signature!

Put a link to it in your forum signature!
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 1st September 2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,570
Posted By Ben
Hi, Yes, I'm afraid we put it on pause a...

Hi,

Yes, I'm afraid we put it on pause a while ago, just no time to do everything! I sometimes think about updating it from my iPhone while 'out and about' and keeping things simple, might try...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 20th August 2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,349
Posted By Ben
Thanks to you too for telling us about your move!...

Thanks to you too for telling us about your move! I'm really happy you are enjoying Madrid so much!
Forum: Learning Spanish 19th August 2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,748
Posted By Ben
Thanks so much for everyone's help with this -...

Thanks so much for everyone's help with this - the complete list is now up on our Notes in Spanish blog here:
...
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