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    Re: Frases en Español

    My Venezuelan friend uses lots of funny sayings my favourites are the ones involving animals such as..

    andar como burro sin mecate - lit. walk like a donkey without a lead (to be out of control)
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    Re: RIP Mike in Chayofa

    So sad to hear this news, like so many others on here I didn't meet Mike in person, but felt as though I knew him from his posts and advice. RIP
  3. Thread: Large Cupboard

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    FREECYCLE in Tenerife Re: Large Cupboard

    Where is this item please?
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    Re: The Tenerife illegal lettings thread

    Yes I know what you mean, we must be the unlucky ones, but our Russian neighbours have a constant stream of 'friends' using their apartment, and believe me even the grey haired Russians can party...
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    Re: The Tenerife illegal lettings thread

    I know you can't choose your neighbours, but personally I would still rather know who my neighbours are rather than have a constant stream of noisy holidaymakers.
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    Re: The Tenerife illegal lettings thread

    But surely in a residential complex the community rules take precedence? If the community says no renting surely that applies and will continue to apply? I for one would not wish to live in a...
  7. Sticky: Re: Today's weather in the UK, as reported by Tenerife Forum members...

    It's Official - Warmest Halloween on record in the UK.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-29851285
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    Relocation Re: What do retirees do in Tenerife?

    Thank you Hepa, I have just added one more item to my "Things to do when I retire to Tenerife" list - visit El Hierro !
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    Relocation Re: What do retirees do in Tenerife?

    Thanks so much for all your input and I'm pleased it has generated so much interest, please keep it coming we are making lots of notes!
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    Seems that the beach at Playa San Juan has been washed away again, with one car being washed from the carpark into the sea, and there were floods in the centre of Alcalá too.
    More info HERE

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    Relocation Re: What do Retirees do in Tenerife?

    Yes I'm sure that's true! I think I would adapt very quickly - not so sure about my husband though!

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    Yes that is probably what we...
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    Relocation Re: What do Retirees do in Tenerife?

    Hi Blondie, Yes that's exactly our question, we are lucky in that we manage around 5 x 2 week trips a year too, and always wish it was for longer, we are just not sure we want it to be permanent!
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    Relocation What do retirees do in Tenerife?

    We are contemplating, selling up (home and business) and retiring to Tenerife in the next 12 months or so.
    We already own a property there, so are well aware of the living costs, taxes etc., and are...
  14. Other Re: Internet Cafe Puerto Santiago/Playa La Arena

    Yes that's the one I meant, fantastic - thanks so much!
  15. Other Is the internet Cafe in Puerto Santiago/Playa La Arena still there?

    Hi,
    Does anyone know if either the internet cafe in Puerto Santiago (down one of the streets opposite the Correos- sorry don't know the name of the street), or the one in the Amusement arcade on...
  16. Thread: Turtles in Alcala

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    Other Re: Turtles in Alcala

    Turtles were in Alcala harbour on Sunday afternoon.
  17. Home and Garden Re: What growing medium should I use for growing cactus plants in pots?

    Thank you - that's what I thought!
  18. Home and Garden Re: What growing medium should I use for growing cactus plants in pots?

    This sounds like a very silly question but would appreciate an honest answer. Do you need to water cacti in Tenerife? We would like to grow something on our balcony in Puerto Santiago (SW Coast -...
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    Health Re: A tip for biting insect and mosquito repellant

    Yes of course deodorants, and in fact any strong smelling perfume or aerosol products can provoke an asthma attack in some people. I am asthmatic myself and I can't enter any of the big Dept stores...
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    Health Re: A tip for biting insect and mosquito repellant

    Yes garlic is a good anti-inflammatory and so is onion, and the smell will stop the mozzies coming back. Another good home ready for reducing the swelling from insect bites is deodorant either spray...
  21. Re: Can I use my UK Santander card in Tenerife with no charge?

    I have a Zero Account with Santander, and there are definitely no charges for withdrawing cash from Santander ATMs in Spain, this is the main reason I kept this account instead of changing it to a...
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    Animal Chat Re: Deterring Cats visiting Our Garden

    It works for deer too - which love eating my roses in my New Forest garden.
    It does keep next doors cats away from the veg patch too!

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    Finance La Caixa opening hours

    Does anyone know if La Caixa still has late night opening on a Thursday?
    I seem to remember it used to be 4 'till 7 or thereabouts, but not sure if that's all year round?
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    Re: Can Santander UK customers use Tenerife services?

    I use my UK Santander debit card several times a year at Santander ATMs in Tenerife (last time in April this year) and have never been charged for withdrawals.
  25. Home and Garden Re: Where can I buy bathroom tiles in south Tenerife?

    Many thanks for all the replies, Chafiras it is then...:-)
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