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by gavilan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gestor in Velez Malaga or near
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: gestor in Velez Malaga or near

casita-bonita ... have sent you a pm ..
by gavilan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gestor in Velez Malaga or near
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: gestor in Velez Malaga or near

thanks for that info casita-bonita ... most helpful ... will follow up ... thanks again
by gavilan
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gestor in Velez Malaga or near
Replies: 4
Views: 144

gestor in Velez Malaga or near

Can anyone recommend a gestor in Velez Malaga or thereabouts ... English speaking preferred as my Spanish can't cope with explaining my complicated financial affairs! ...
by gavilan
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Weather
Replies: 7
Views: 515

Re: Weather

it has rained here not just this November but also in September and October more than i can remember ...
by gavilan
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Weather
Replies: 7
Views: 515

Re: Weather

I too have had enough of the rain ... the stream has been a raging river for weeks ... weeds growing apace and leaves falling copiously ... and no chance to get outside to do anything about either! ...
by gavilan
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 4843

Re: gota fria this weekend?

This Autumn is more like Winter!
by gavilan
Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 4843

Re: gota fria this weekend?

here it is a gota fria with a vengeance but minus the rain ... 5 degrees on my patio this morning ... now dropped to 3! ... not ever known it this cold in October!
by gavilan
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 4843

Re: gota fria this weekend?

T'was bad here ayer but not that bad! ... cross fingers for tomorrow!
by gavilan
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: fibre not sand for pool ?
Replies: 0
Views: 717

fibre not sand for pool ?

this morning someone told me about a fibre which can be used instead of sand to filter pool water ... he did not know what kind of fibre ... ?does anyone know? ... he also said that fibre did not need changing, unlike sand ... ?does anyone use such a fibre and how often does it need changing?
by gavilan
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 4843

Re: gota fria this weekend?

amazing and quite prolonged lightening storm last night ... ?over towards Almeria? ... not much rain tho ...
by gavilan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: gota fria this weekend?
Replies: 38
Views: 4843

gota fria this weekend?

meteomalaga forecasting a gota fria this weekend ... any sign of that yet anywhere?
by gavilan
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: piped water to hamlets?
Replies: 9
Views: 1579

Re: piped water to hamlets?

fascinating and delightful story olive ... ?foot stamping ... maybe someone attuned to water diving can hear/feel the earth reverberating as they stamp and when the sound/feel changes there is the water level ... ?
by gavilan
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: piped water to hamlets?
Replies: 9
Views: 1579

Re: piped water to hamlets?

people might not be swimming in the sea around Nerja as there have been many medusa jellyfish along that coast east of Malaga ... maybe they like the sewage?!
by gavilan
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: piped water to hamlets?
Replies: 9
Views: 1579

Re: piped water to hamlets?

olive: to me, fascinating the history of these places we live in ... and thank you for your comments re domestic water/electricity in your area ... and would love to hear of your water diving efforts!
by gavilan
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: humidity this summer
Replies: 5
Views: 1251

Re: humidity this summer

the weather seems very like the town halls ... there is no common experience ... depends so much on where one lives!
by gavilan
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: humidity this summer
Replies: 5
Views: 1251

humidity this summer

aeound here, Axarquia Alta, summer heat did not really kick in til early-mid July ... even then it was not as hot as usual ... most days 30 ish ... but many more humid days than other years ... 60-70% ... what has summer been like for others?
by gavilan
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: piped water to hamlets?
Replies: 9
Views: 1579

Re: piped water to hamlets?

know what you mean El Cid ... lots of ancient acequias around here ... shame they have directed the water into horrible black or orange plastic pipes now! but that water was used for agriculture ... I was told people stream water for washing clothes etc but spring water for drinking and cooking ... ...
by gavilan
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: piped water to hamlets?
Replies: 9
Views: 1579

piped water to hamlets?

was wondering if anyone knew when domestic water was piped to outlying hamlets ... must have been a major undertaking given the hilly terrain around here ...
by gavilan
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Gardens & Gardening
Topic: Chumbo , white bugs
Replies: 5
Views: 1069

Re: Chumbo , white bugs

A couple of years ago that infestation of cochineal bugs really decimated the chumbos around here and they have never recovered ... and we found those tiny white flies got in through the fly screens and were most irritating ... sad to hear they have now spread inland ...
by gavilan
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Perseids 2018 11-12th and 12-13th August.
Replies: 18
Views: 3062

Re: Perseids 2018 11-12th and 12-13th August.

?did anyone see anything last night? ... too foggy here!

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