The NIE

So, together with the brother in law, I popped into the “Oficina de Extranjeros”  in Almeria. To get his NIE, of course. We queued with a lot of… shall we call them “non EU citizens”? Lovely fellas. Pity the majority don’t seem to know about deodorent. Still, they smile a lot, even if they don’t seem to have all of their teeth. After about 45 minutes, we got called up to desk 47. A very Continue reading The NIE

Now that the UK TV rebroadcasters are being shut down…

Does ANYBODY need all the free UK papers in Spain to print all the TV listings every week? Is there anybody with SKY TV who hasn’t got the TV listings at hand by pressing “TV guide”? After all, when the TV people were rebroadcasting UK TV channels over analog or microwave systems, there was a (minute) justification for printing all this nonsense. Now that they are being shut down, who is bothering to pick up Continue reading Now that the UK TV rebroadcasters are being shut down…