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Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 19th October 2010, 02:40 PM
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Good luck with trying to convince an Andalusian...

Good luck with trying to convince an Andalusian or Extremaduran of that ...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 18th October 2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 32,454
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LOL, I agree with you Stephen - Coming from a...

LOL, I agree with you Stephen - Coming from a Village between 'uddersfield and 'alifax in Yorkshire, my spoken alphabet only contains 25 letters. When I first took Spanish lessons I was overly...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 14th October 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,502
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... Dunno, call it a hunch but I'm guessing that...

... Dunno, call it a hunch but I'm guessing that in 1930's Franco-ist, rural Spain, Budism and Shinto-ism wouldn't exactly be popular with the masses ?
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 13th October 2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,086
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Cool, as long as you are happy that you both meet...

Cool, as long as you are happy that you both meet the criteria of obtaining residency, then by all means look at the next step. If your husband can prove any (recent) Spanish descent then that would...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 13th October 2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,086
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Obtaining residency in Spain (as a Non-EU...

Obtaining residency in Spain (as a Non-EU Citizen) and Obtaining Spanish Citizenship are 2 completely different things, each with different sets of criteria that each of you will need to fulfill.
...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 12th October 2010, 01:44 PM
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Views: 21,502
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One of the old dear's in our Village is called...

One of the old dear's in our Village is called 'Puri' - or Purification.... I'm guessing her family were Catholics
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 11th October 2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,502
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Being stark raving English, but having lived here...

Being stark raving English, but having lived here in Spain for 6 years, the Mrs and I wanted to choose a name for our baby daughter that represented both countries and would be equally recognised and...
Forum: A nice place for new members to say hello 7th October 2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,245
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... LOL at your signiture " I love being...

... LOL at your signiture " I love being corrected ". Judging by the standard of your written English, I bet it doesn't happen that often !
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 6th October 2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,714
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What's also perhaps indicative of the cost of...

What's also perhaps indicative of the cost of living at the moment is how many Removal / Man & Van companies are offering Deliveries to Spain from UK Supermarkets ( Order and pay online yourself,...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 3rd October 2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,074
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Personally, I'd look at renting an apartment for...

Personally, I'd look at renting an apartment for a few days. I did this earlier on in the year and found that a 3 Bedroomed top floor apartment with a roof garden overlooking the Sagrada Familia was...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 2nd October 2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 20,943
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The teacher at my daughter's school was 5 minutes...

The teacher at my daughter's school was 5 minutes late opening up the playground ( She said it was due to a minor protest at a major junction by the Train Station in the next Town along )....
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 27th September 2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,714
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"....it doesn't really matter whether someone...

"....it doesn't really matter whether someone buys them in the UK or Spain. The person who loses out is the Spanish dealer who, irrespective of where the cars are assembled, is representing a French...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 24th September 2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 17,714
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The Mrs needed to buy a small Van for the company...

The Mrs needed to buy a small Van for the company that she works for. A couple of weeks ago we did the rounds of all the local Spanish dealers and hammered them all down to their very best prices...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 23rd September 2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,089
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You will need an NIE to function on any level...

You will need an NIE to function on any level above tourist status in Spain. As a Non-European (EU) Citizen you should really do this at the same time as applying for your residencia, and it is a...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 21st September 2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 33,762
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It's a kind of vicious circle, becuase when I'm...

It's a kind of vicious circle, becuase when I'm in the airport waiting to board a Ryanair flight, I know that I will need a couple of drinks inside me to keep my cool.... times that by 300 travellers...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 16th September 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,088
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Baby in Spain

To say that the Spanish love children - especially babies is an understatement.

My Gf and I had lived in our village in Spain for 3 years until we had our daughter (3 years ago) . It is totally...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 16th September 2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,088
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Baby in Spain

To say that the Spanish love children - especially babies is an understatement.

My Gf and I had lived in our village in Spain for 3 years until we had our daughter (3 years ago) . It is totally...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 15th September 2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,653
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Alicante Tapas ...?

Hi Doug,

Is it the City of Alicante itself that you are looking for recommendations for, or the outlying suburbs (or even Towns further afield ) in the Province ?
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 9th September 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,487
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Finding Work

A Few places for you to try would be : Wemploy ; Ambient Jobs ; Quad Consultancy ; Recruit Spain ; Monster ES ; Thinkspain etc... - You should also try the online version of some of the local...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 6th September 2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,201
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Driving Test

I have Spanish born friends and neighbours who are fluent in the language, but have still flown to the UK in order to take a crash course and test (no pun intended). They tell me that not only is it...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 2nd September 2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,283
Posted By Tumbit
British Citizenship

There are a number of different types of Citizenship that your son may be eligible for. It is probobaly better if you contact the Call Centre in the UK that deals with this issue to discuss your...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 26th August 2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,310
Posted By Tumbit
Your Move to Barcelona

Just do it !

- Ask yourself this ... In however many years time, when you are on your death bed and looking back over your life, would you rather have done thimngs you regretted OR regret...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 19th August 2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 80,386
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My Favourite books on Spain are mainly cookbooks...

My Favourite books on Spain are mainly cookbooks - I love reading the Moro Books, I think it is becuase of the fantastic descriptions of each dish - especially with regards to the history and...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 12th August 2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,835
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The whole question of how to go about applying to...

The whole question of how to go about applying to be an International Student at a University in Spain begins with knowing what your nationality is.
- I also 'assume' that you are looking at a...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 10th August 2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,544
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Sorry to be one of the dreaded 'doom and gloom'...

Sorry to be one of the dreaded 'doom and gloom' merchants, but it ain't happening.
- You should really make a decision and gravitate towards one camp or the other - IE staying in one particular...
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