Notes from Spain and Spanish Forum Learn REAL Spanish now!  

Go Back   Notes from Spain and Spanish Forum > Search Forums

Notices

Showing results 1 to 25 of 124
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Jon Hundt
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 11th February 2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,389
Posted By Jon Hundt
a good book I'm reading

I have been trying to read some Spanish books lately. Right now I am reading a pretty interesting and entertaining thriller.

It is called Los Sicarios del Cielo by Rodolfo Martinez(Ediciones...
Forum: Intercambios / Meet Ups / Penpals 31st August 2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,159
Posted By Jon Hundt
well I can't say that I ever experienced an...

well I can't say that I ever experienced an intercambio like that. But I will say that you should just relax and stick with it. That was your first try - and the first try is frequently the hardest. ...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 12th April 2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,595
Posted By Jon Hundt
sadness... she was one of the first to welcome me...

sadness... she was one of the first to welcome me here, and we had many entertaining exchanges. We'll miss you, friend.
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 16th November 2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,715
Posted By Jon Hundt
Great news, we are so happy to hear from you....

Great news, we are so happy to hear from you. Best wishes to all - and especially to Marina, who had to do the hard work today. Leo - welcome to this world where you are truly loved! Ben - you're...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 12th November 2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,715
Posted By Jon Hundt
you mean that little bun's still in the oven?...

you mean that little bun's still in the oven? well I sure enough reckon that little fella's jist about done by now! We'll be watching this space...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 14th October 2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,575
Posted By Jon Hundt
don't worry friends, I got the satire alright. It...

don't worry friends, I got the satire alright. It was a dull night at home and I thought I'd throw out an outrageous comment and see what responses might arise. Sometimes you can get some...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 13th October 2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,575
Posted By Jon Hundt
where's the big laugh? A couple of old guys...

where's the big laugh? A couple of old guys pretending to be British Economics experts, waving their hands arounds like princesses and repeatedly insulting "unemployed black men in string vests"....
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 8th October 2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,684
Posted By Jon Hundt
Chimpanzee that?

Is that Karl Pilkington in disguise?
Forum: Learning Spanish 30th September 2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,701
Posted By Jon Hundt
noevalley - you must be in Frisco? yes I...

noevalley - you must be in Frisco?

yes I think I will only print out a few at a time, at least for now on my home machine.

I saved everything, and even figured out how to burn a CD with all the...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 29th September 2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,633
Posted By Jon Hundt
Sur the daily from Malaga http://www.diariosur.es/

Sur the daily from Malaga http://www.diariosur.es/
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 27th September 2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,715
Posted By Jon Hundt
Marina - where's that baby?

Every morning I turn on my confuser and go straight to Notes From Spain, hoping to see the big announcement. The anticipation is getting TOO much - I don't know how much longer I can wait!
Forum: Learning Spanish 26th September 2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,701
Posted By Jon Hundt
you're cool, Ben. I knew it was all digital...

you're cool, Ben. I knew it was all digital download - I just didn't know there would be so much! I got WAY more than I expected - so I'm not really complaining.
Forum: Learning Spanish 26th September 2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,701
Posted By Jon Hundt
I think I might have backed them up 4 or 5 times;...

I think I might have backed them up 4 or 5 times; I'm useless with computers! So I save everything in several different places, just in case. I'm like a computer-squirrel...
Forum: Learning Spanish 26th September 2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,701
Posted By Jon Hundt
Bought the whole package - now what!!??

I got so excited by Ben's email warnings "last chance for the 50% discount" I went ahead and bought the whole package. Here's what they DIDN'T tell me:

it took about 2 hours to figure out how to...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 22nd September 2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,989
Posted By Jon Hundt
my friend has been very succesful at a place he...

my friend has been very succesful at a place he affectionately refers to as a puta-bar. It costs him a lot of money, but he now has a sort-of-permanent girl-friend! Look for a place with the word...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 22nd September 2008, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,963
Posted By Jon Hundt
Thanks Vicentef

Thank you very much for saying that, vicentef

These days everybody I meet dislikes Americans. And they have reasons why they do, most of which are political. It is nice to hear from someone who is...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 21st September 2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jon Hundt
OK, I won't get into the "right or wrong"...

OK, I won't get into the "right or wrong" question. I will simply remind you that our country (USA) and all European countries (including Spain) have work-visa requirements for a reason. We all know...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 21st September 2008, 05:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 36,416
Posted By Jon Hundt
Spanish Breakfast in Malaga

if you don't like oil, you won't like this:

a bread roll cut in half and toasted
a bottle of olive oil
salt

pour the olive oil over the bread 'til it is saturated. throw a bunch of salt on...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 18th September 2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,079
Posted By Jon Hundt
Ben - get your guitar out of the case

This is a great time for you to lower the lid on your lap-top... go grab that guitar! Your child will love to hear you play some lilting little lullabies, and what could be sweeter than singing your...
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 18th September 2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,079
Posted By Jon Hundt
Daniel vs Daniël

We had exactly the same problem. US dad, Holland mom, kid born in the USA. Everyone called him Daniel - no problem. In Holland it sounds like Danielle - he hates it!
Forum: Life, the Universe, and Everything Else 17th September 2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,079
Posted By Jon Hundt
Ben is Freaking Out about the baby!!

Ben and Marina - we are very happy to hear about your soon-to-arrive little one. I am much amused to see Ben getting more and more excited/determined/worried/ etc.

Here's the word from a former...
Forum: Moving to Spain and Living in Spain 16th August 2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,979
Posted By Jon Hundt
I feel that way sometimes...

when I have a bad day, I get really nasty about Holland. I work outdoors - painting houses - and sometimes I have weeks in a row where the weather sucks. Then I start thinking that everything about...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 6th May 2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,443
Posted By Jon Hundt
lots of books

I was in Madrid a few weeks ago for the GME. I stopped into a bookstore and everywhere I looked were books about 2 May 1808... I didn't have a clue what that meant. When I figured out that it would...
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 20th April 2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,109
Posted By Jon Hundt
ahh, yes, there was a well-diguised...

ahh, yes, there was a well-diguised cat-of-many-colors lurking about the GME; in fact Ben did receive a warning from the local police that a certain cat might show under an assumed name and identity....
Forum: Spanish culture, life, food, and news 20th April 2008, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,109
Posted By Jon Hundt
Cats and Bicycles in Madrid

we (my lovely wife and myself) just came back from the fabulous 2008 GME. It was our first trip to Madrid, and it was really very nice indeed.

But - as we talked over our experience we noticed...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 124

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.