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Forum: Forum Admin and News 6th November 2010, 09:37 PM
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Posted By Stephen
Even it sounds ungracious to say it I can't see...

Even it sounds ungracious to say it I can't see myself logging in much just to read a blog on Spain. Has Ben got a bit bored with the forum perhaps? It must seem sometimes that the same old ground...
Forum: Learning Spanish 28th October 2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 20,499
Posted By Stephen
Amazingly you can now watch canal La 1 from RTVE...

Amazingly you can now watch canal La 1 from RTVE through your iphone/ipod/ipad. La 1 is one of Spain's main national channels I believe. I think it's fairly new that you can also now see this channel...
Forum: Learning Spanish 15th October 2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 29,411
Posted By Stephen
I'm tempted to try one of the audio books you...

I'm tempted to try one of the audio books you linked to Daveyboy but I see some are described as level A1 or A2 in degree of difficulty while others are described as level 0 or level 1. Also it's not...
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th October 2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 13,869
Posted By Stephen
Weird different meanings of a verb

Entablar

1. to put down floorboards on (suelo)
2. to strike up (iniciar) (conversación, amistad)
:o
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 11th October 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,398
Posted By Stephen
The Daily Mail says 25 BBC staff have been sent...

The Daily Mail says 25 BBC staff have been sent to Chile. If it was more the DM would say because they love to bash the BBC.

Does anyone else think much of what is going on now is a PR job for...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 10th October 2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 196,601
Posted By Stephen
An article in El País about Liverpool FC and los...

An article in El País about Liverpool FC and los naughty americanos Hicks and Gilett. http://www.elpais.com/articulo/deportes/Gemelos/diablo/santos/inocentes/elpepidep/20101010elpepidep_5/Tes
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th October 2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,889
Posted By Stephen
Well culo means arse/ass rather than a more...

Well culo means arse/ass rather than a more genteel English word like bottom.
Forum: Learning Spanish 8th October 2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,889
Posted By Stephen
Nuns prefer the sun of God. Well you...

Nuns prefer the sun of God.


Well you started it Uriel. :)
Forum: Learning Spanish 7th October 2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,889
Posted By Stephen
Some of the comparisons are a bit rude. "Mas...

Some of the comparisons are a bit rude. "Mas blanco que el culo de una monja." This is based on a belief that nuns don't sunbathe much?
Forum: Learning Spanish 6th October 2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,889
Posted By Stephen
Más útil que el angel guardián de los Kennedy.

I came across a list of comparisons "más .... que"/ "menos ...que" here http://www.ciao.es/chistes_cortos__Opinion_1629142

I hope you find it mas útil que el angel guardián de los Kennedy. Y...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 30th September 2010, 03:31 PM
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Views: 196,601
Posted By Stephen
This little football game app...

This little football game app http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/marca-cap/id375882891?mt=8 with the sports newspaper Marca in the name is much improved. Before I always won but now the game beats me...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 29th September 2010, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Stephen
What about buying one of those FON routers which...

What about buying one of those FON routers which you set up at home and then in return you have free access to the FON network in Spain? No good I suppose if it doesn't give you access to the net...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 25th September 2010, 09:11 PM
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Views: 196,601
Posted By Stephen
It seems in Spain every radio station has live...

It seems in Spain every radio station has live commentary on the football. I've tried 5 national stations in my iPod and they've all got Real Madrid on. What about something for the ladies? Oh they...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 24th September 2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 19,409
Posted By Stephen
Cataluña recently voted to ban bullfighting but...

Cataluña recently voted to ban bullfighting but it has just voted to continue to allow the tradition of setting fire to bulls.
...
Forum: Learning Spanish 22nd September 2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,320
Posted By Stephen
It sounds as though you had a lot of fun with...

It sounds as though you had a lot of fun with your dustbin SrCandas. :D
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 18th September 2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,144
Posted By Stephen
Film4 are showing Pedro Almodovar's All About My...

Film4 are showing Pedro Almodovar's All About My Mother at 1:20am on Friday.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 18th September 2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 31,143
Posted By Stephen
We get something similar in England. Sometimes...

We get something similar in England. Sometimes people who come from a region where the "h" is dropped try to be posh and end up adding an "h" to the beginning of a word that doesn't start with that...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 16th September 2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 177,886
Posted By Stephen
Has anyone heard of María Dolores Pradera not...

Has anyone heard of María Dolores Pradera not mentioned as far as I can tell on this thread? She sings lovely melodies and nearly every song has a charming acoustic guitar backing. I don't care if...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 16th September 2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,323
Posted By Stephen
Any suggestions for Spanish books written in the first person singular?

Has anyone got a suggestion for a good Spanish book written in the first person singular? I fancy working on improving that aspect of my Spanish. I don't really want anything too smacking of...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 5th September 2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,160
Posted By Stephen
Was your accommodation that bad Andy? :)

Was your accommodation that bad Andy? :)
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 3rd September 2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,725
Posted By Stephen
No worries. According to FIFA rules a player can...

No worries. According to FIFA rules a player can opt to play for the country of his parent's birth or even the country of his grandparent's.



Sorted. :D
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 2nd September 2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,851
Posted By Stephen
The English bullfighter

I don't really approve of bullfighting but the fellow who went over to Spain from England to become a bullfighter has an interesting story and is obviously a real character. He is still in the ring...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 1st September 2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 20,952
Posted By Stephen
Blooming heck! Presumably there's an open...

Blooming heck! Presumably there's an open invitation to call round at Steve's house anytime you're passing Cupertino. :D

I've just got an old iMac and an iPod touch.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 31st August 2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,144
Posted By Stephen
Spanish movie on British TV tonight (Film4)

I don't know really if it's any good or not but El Rey de la Montaña is on at 12.55am on Film4. It's supposed to be a bit like Deliverance.
Forum: Learning Spanish 31st August 2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 39,967
Posted By Stephen
All kitchen vocabulary so far un cuchillo a...

All kitchen vocabulary so far

un cuchillo a knife
Una copa...a glass for beer
los cubiertos cutlery
El horno - The oven
abrelatas -- the can opener
Pelepatatas - Potato peeler
un lavaplatos...
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