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Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 6th October 2010, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Davehodgo
Mobile phone prices are about double the price of...

Mobile phone prices are about double the price of the UK. However for all the moans of high prices i wouldnīt swap Spain for the UK for all the tea in china.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 27th September 2010, 10:26 AM
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Views: 17,777
Posted By Davehodgo
yes i saw a fifteen year old hyundai for 1200...

yes i saw a fifteen year old hyundai for 1200 euros i thought i could have a lot nicer car back in the UK for the same price.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 23rd September 2010, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Davehodgo
Cost of living in Spain

Is it just me or does it appear to be more expensive to now live in Spain compared to the UK.

DVDS are all nearly 15 to 20 euros where as the same one in tescos cost 6 -8 euros.

Sky offer...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 31st August 2010, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Davehodgo
do you mind sharing how much you have to pay on...

do you mind sharing how much you have to pay on those guys
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 30th August 2010, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Davehodgo
iphone and internet in Spain.

Q1 i have been living in malaga for about a year and a half now. i currently have a pay as you go phone which is quite costly iīm spend at least 40 euros a month. does anyone know of cheap tariffs...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 8th July 2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,702
Posted By Davehodgo
yeh you are right, even last night with the...

yeh you are right, even last night with the amount of people out celebrating it was all good natured and the police were quite relaxed and everybody had a good time. Not many drunks and if they were...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 7th July 2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Davehodgo
he makes a lot of sense though. Would it be...

he makes a lot of sense though.

Would it be true to say that we feel safer walking past a bunch of young spaniards than a bunch of Brits the same age.

or is that just to much generalising?
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 5th July 2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,702
Posted By Davehodgo
thats spot on greytop although i have nothing to...

thats spot on greytop although i have nothing to compare it too as i have only been here for a year and a half. however its still rather refreshing than the redtape we have in the U.K although the...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 4th July 2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,702
Posted By Davehodgo
for me its all about balance and common sense. we...

for me its all about balance and common sense. we certainly need health safety rules, but not stifling ones like we had in the uk. I was a youth leader and the amount of paperwork involved in taking...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th June 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,702
Posted By Davehodgo
yes richardska you are so right i forgot about...

yes richardska you are so right i forgot about that. plus i was at a friends daughters birthday party and they all stand under a box of sweets (filled up with boiled sweets etc) and they pull on the...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th June 2010, 12:56 PM
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Views: 6,702
Posted By Davehodgo
yes i think you are right with that. No i dont...

yes i think you are right with that. No i dont have kids yet, i am a newlywed but what i like about Spain is that we do not have all these rules and yet the children are really cater for in Spain.
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th June 2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,702
Posted By Davehodgo
still very British

I have been living in andalucia for a year and a half and i am currently learning spanish and trying to integrate, i eat spanish food watch spanish football etc.
Has anybody else experienced this? i...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 16th June 2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,690
Posted By Davehodgo
donīt know how to use the quote option sorry ...

donīt know how to use the quote option sorry

see http://www.notesfromspain.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11169
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 16th June 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,690
Posted By Davehodgo
Don't necessarily agree with the "mild" winter...

Don't necessarily agree with the "mild" winter bit. Minus eight for a week last December was a mite chilly.


a ha you must live inland? on the coast it stays a bit milder, that said it was...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 15th June 2010, 03:05 PM
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Views: 5,690
Posted By Davehodgo
thanks Greytop

thanks greytop, ur right!!

can anybody add anymore.

i thought it would be good to focus on the positive there are plenty of expats who can give reasons not to live here.;D
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 15th June 2010, 11:11 AM
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Views: 5,690
Posted By Davehodgo
10 reasons why i love living in Spain

after living here for a year and a half now its easy to get use to it. having spent last week in Britain it reminded me why i love Spain so much.
here are just 10 reasons why!

Dave Hodgson 10...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 4th May 2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,733
Posted By Davehodgo
i Have only been here a year and i have heard the...

i Have only been here a year and i have heard the same argument about Spain changing however in comparison to my homeland (the UK which i do miss) i would much rather live here. i take your point...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 3rd May 2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,728
Posted By Davehodgo
File sharing?

is it illegal to file share in Spain, i get a different answer from everybody i have asked.
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 3rd May 2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,605
Posted By Davehodgo
Mortgages in Spain

Myself and my wife are currently renting a flat in Spain and are looking to get on the property ladder. does anybody know what is required as far as contracts etc. my wife only has a part time work...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 24th March 2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,786
Posted By Davehodgo
Not cheap then, i was wondering if it would be...

Not cheap then, i was wondering if it would be cheaper to buy a left hand drive car from Britain as the second hand market is so expensive here. thanks guys interesting reading, i love M.Gīs too!
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 23rd March 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,786
Posted By Davehodgo
registering a car in Spain

hi does anybody know how much it costs to register a British car in Spain.:thumbs-up:
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 3rd March 2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,676
Posted By Davehodgo
its exactly the same down here in Benalmadena on...

its exactly the same down here in Benalmadena on the Costa del sol. in fact a friend came over to have his stag weekend at pueta banus near marbella. a slight shock as a bottle of lager can cost...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 1st March 2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,172
Posted By Davehodgo
Spanish economy

i was having a discussion with a friend the other day and i said that Spain relied too much on tourism and the construction industry. just wondered what my friends in the forums views were.

could...
Forum: Forum Admin and News 13th January 2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,124
Posted By Davehodgo
help

i keep getting emails from the nfs saying i have a private message and there are no unread messages when i check my inbox. plus there is more room for more messages, anybody else experiencing this?
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 15th December 2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,134
Posted By Davehodgo
yes its a one off cost not bad hey, i ought to...

yes its a one off cost not bad hey, i ought to get commision for this lol:)
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