Airline hold bag prices

March 28th, 2017

(for typical Spain <=> UK trips, today’s prices)

Airline & weight limit Price
Ryanair up to 15kg £20
Ryanair up to 20kg £32
Easyjet up to 20kg £20
Easyjet up to 23kg £29
Easyjet up to 26kg £38
Easyjet up to 29kg £47
Easyjet up to 32kg £56

Airline cabin bag rules

March 14th, 2017
Length (cm) Width (cm) Height (cm) Notes
My soft black bag 53 30 25
Ryanair cabin bag maxima 55 40 20 10kg weight limit (plus 1 small bag up to 35 x 20 x 20)
Easyjet cabin bag maxima 56 45 25 no weight limit

Spanish Prescription charges

October 20th, 2016

The temporary health number issued to me on showing my EHIC card produces a 50% discount on the cost of medicines at pharmacies.

Where to recycle batteries, lights etc.

May 24th, 2016

recycleLeroyMerlinLeroy Merlin do batteries, all bulbs including long fluorescent, small electric items.

Same service now at Carrefour Lucena.

Translation of some ironmongery names from Spanish to English

September 29th, 2015

ironmongery

 

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My duvets

September 19th, 2015

My Duvets

Rosie’s Orbegozo oven

June 15th, 2015

orbegozo-logo
What temperature do you want?

Yet another oven had an inaccurate oven temperature control (in Celsius). So I calibrated it with the Cooper’s oven thermometer shown and made this calculator. It tells you what to set to get a particular temperature (Fahrenheit, Celsius and Gas Mark) and vice versa. And it converts between the three temperature scales.

How often does the gas bottle for hot water need changing?

December 3rd, 2014

Pilot light normally left on.

new bombona 26/11/2014 (butane)
new bombona 17/12/2014 (propane)
new bombona 8/1/2015 (propane)
new bombona 31/1/2015 (propane)
new bombona 24/2/2015 (butane)

The price of Leña

November 3rd, 2014
  • Juan in El Cañuelo
    13 pesetas per kilo
    8 centimos per kg
  • Javier en Priego
    11.6 pesetas per kilo
    7 centimos per kg

September 5th, 2014


What temperature do you want?

This oven also had an inaccurate oven temperature control (in Celsius). So I calibrated it with the Cooper’s oven thermometer shown and made this calculator. It tells you what to set to get a particular temperature (Fahrenheit, Celsius and Gas Mark) and vice versa. And it converts between the three temperature scales.

The price of Saffron

May 15th, 2013

tiendadeespecias

The tienda de especias in Malaga sells at €3 for 1 gram.
Mercadona sells at €4.80 per gram.

saffron

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Electricity consumption

May 14th, 2013

According to the Electric Meter, average consumption over a five day period in Spring, with electric towel rail off, two fridges on, was 5.6 KwH per day.

Some local travel times

May 14th, 2013

From El Cañuelo to the junction between A-339 & A-318 (between Cabra and Lucena)
Via Camponubes and Doña Mencia: 28 minutes; 26.2 miles
Via Priego de Córdoba: 29 minutes; 22.5 miles

Continuing on the A-318 to the junction with A-45: an extra 6 minutes; 5.5 miles

From El Cañuelo to Alcala la Real via N-432 is 10 minutes quicker than via Priego de Córdoba.

Translation of some common fish names from Spanish to English

May 30th, 2011

fish

 

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Using bedbase joining device

April 10th, 2011

firstbedbase

Place the device on top of the lower bedbase as shown, with the short arms supporting the wide arms. Then place the upper bedbase on top.

secondbedbase

This enables you to stack the two bedbases on top of each other without them becoming unstable.

Watching paint boil

April 10th, 2011

Microwave going on and off

April 10th, 2011

Covert Surveillance Art

April 10th, 2011

Covert Surveillance Art

Car with duck

August 21st, 2010

Food Preferences of people Bob knows

September 1st, 2009

ShowFoodPrefs

Click here to see the food preferences of some of the people Bob knows. They are shown in alphabetical order of person.

How to put up Rosie’s tent

May 8th, 2008

May 7th, 2008

What temperature do you want?

This oven had an inaccurate oven temperature dial (in Fahrenheit). So I calibrated the top and the bottom with the Cooper’s oven thermometer shown and made this calculator. It tells you what to set to get a particular temperature (Fahrenheit, Celsius and Gas Mark) and vice versa. And it converts between the three temperature scales.

Easter holidays 1999 in Moya

May 29th, 1999

One of Fernando’s lemons.
lemon
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