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Forum: Learning Spanish 16th March 2010, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Funny but embarrassing ;) I guess you also...

Funny but embarrassing ;)

I guess you also show them this -it's a classic!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1Vn9OwDjgQ
Forum: Learning Spanish 15th March 2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 57,299
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
El príncipe destronado - start this week?

So, everyone happy to start with El príncipe destronado by Miguel Delibes then? If you enjoy it then we can move on to his other works. I absolutely adore Cinco horas con Mario but that one might be...
Forum: Learning Spanish 14th March 2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Hi Sam, when I last looked I'm pretty sure...

Hi Sam,

when I last looked I'm pretty sure it was cheaper! However, there's still the 12.99 option:...
Forum: Learning Spanish 12th March 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 57,299
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Sad day... Miguel Delibes has passed away

Dear all,

apologies for having disappeared on you, it's been a busy couple of months...

Today the great Miguel Delibes has passed away...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 25th February 2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Hi Stephen, You're right, the stink is...

Hi Stephen,

You're right, the stink is obviously disgusting but in my opinion it's way behind the health issues as a powerful reason for the ban in enclosed spaces.

Have you read this...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 22nd February 2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Hehe, I think I'll do that too. Although I don't...

Hehe, I think I'll do that too. Although I don't think there's any risk of economy going down because of my pension - at this rate I doubt I'll ever get one :P

The difference with alcohol is...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 22nd February 2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
If I sounded arrogant, I apologise as I didn't...

If I sounded arrogant, I apologise as I didn't mean that at all. But I am fairly sure of what I'm stating, for a very simple reason. Every single time I've heard that smoking bans have a neutral...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 22nd February 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
The tendency of pubs closing down in the UK was...

The tendency of pubs closing down in the UK was already in place before the smoking ban and has nothing to do with it, but rather with changes in consuming patterns and trends as expatsinspain points...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 22nd February 2010, 12:56 PM
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Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
I'm afraid the problem here is not whether or not...

I'm afraid the problem here is not whether or not others are "annoyed", but whether their health is being affected by second-hand smoke. Which, in enclosed spaces, it is, as it's been known for...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 20th February 2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Actually, the law is very clear and the landlord...

Actually, the law is very clear and the landlord is responsible here too, and suppossed to be fined. But the number and quantity of the fines are so insignificant the law is blatantly ignored.

So...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th February 2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
I wish there were. But, honestly, I don't think...

I wish there were. But, honestly, I don't think there are. And neither do the most prestigious tobacco control experts all over the world. Nor the WHO. The only effective measure is banning it in...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th February 2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Well, we've been hearing for over 3 decades now...

Well, we've been hearing for over 3 decades now that second hand smoke harms those around you, and still smokers' responsibility doesn't result in people not smoking in enclosed spaces, does it? I...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 18th February 2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Gary, belive me, I'm not health & safety mad. But...

Gary, belive me, I'm not health & safety mad. But smoke is a huge killer and it can be very easily, and cheaply, controled (never completely, of course). It is the first avoidable death cause in the...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 18th February 2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Loud music doesn't kill 1000 workers a year, nor...

Loud music doesn't kill 1000 workers a year, nor 55000 clients -I do agree that it should be regulated so that it doesn't harm people's hearing or acustically contaminate over acceptable levels...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 18th February 2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Hi Greytop, No, I didn't do the...

Hi Greytop,

No, I didn't do the translating. I only dare translating from English to Spanish ;) But thanks for the comments!

Richardska, I'm afraid this has nothing to do with freedom -that's...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 18th February 2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,387
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
About the (hopefully) upcoming smoking ban in Spain

Wish List Letter on the Spanish Tobacco Law...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 1st February 2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,845
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
As Grimace mentioned, for opinions and...

As Grimace mentioned, for opinions and experiences of non-smokers in Spain, go to http://www.nofumadores.org/foro/index.php. You can also follow @nofumadores en twitter or visit their facebook page:...
Forum: Spain Travel - Advice and Experiences 1st February 2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,510
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Interactive city guides - web in English up and running!

Hi everyone,

More information on the guides in their web, now also in English:

http://weringuides.com/en/

You can still vote for them on http://www.bbvaopentalent.com/werin-city-guides,...
Forum: Learning Spanish 22nd January 2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,367
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
:D :D :D

:D :D :D
Forum: Learning Spanish 22nd January 2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,367
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
That song doesn't seem to be having the desired...

That song doesn't seem to be having the desired result, he might need another semester, haha!

The Slap Chop clip is mental. Hilarious even if a bit scary. I find it disturbingly hipnotic. And...
Forum: Learning Spanish 21st January 2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 24,367
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
I hope you don't mean this!...

I hope you don't mean this! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D15U7AKtB_w :D :D :D
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 21st January 2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,398
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
hehe, funny ;) I remember the funny looks...

hehe, funny ;)

I remember the funny looks between my colleagues in my first job in London (in an HR department). Until someone finally came and told me how to pronounce "temping" correctly, so...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 20th January 2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,458
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Brilliant. Have the demolitions stopped or been...

Brilliant. Have the demolitions stopped or been put on hold?
Forum: Spanish Basics - Vocab and Grammar Q & A 19th January 2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,204
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
:D :D :D I had never heard that one before!!! I...

:D :D :D I had never heard that one before!!! I had heard "una polla como una olla", meaning, well, a huge penis, and the expression "y una polla como una olla!", meaning, depending on the context,...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 19th January 2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,398
Posted By Londoner_at_heart
Thanks! See what I mean? It's a damn difficult...

Thanks! See what I mean? It's a damn difficult exercise ;)
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