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by magpie69
June 8th, 2018, 4:49 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Air conditioning
Replies: 4
Views: 1063

Re: Air conditioning

Installation es Barber Gomila in Mercadal were excellent for us.

Insbago@terra.es

971154035

Bill
by magpie69
May 27th, 2018, 2:28 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: The Faithless Wife - Jo Eames
Replies: 18
Views: 4959

Re: The Faithless Wife - Jo Eames

I reckon the location of the Cala was Macaret near Addaia. The description of the islands the lady sails out to match Illa Gran and Iia Petita off the coast there. I actually enjoyed the book. Far better than two others mentioned; Meander in Menorca is a hatchet job on the Cala Forcat area and readi...
by magpie69
May 7th, 2018, 4:42 pm
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: online, free bank account for non-residents
Replies: 17
Views: 3126

Re: online, free bank account for non-residents

Agree about La Caixa. We have been with them for 11 years with no issues other than trying (successfully) to reduce one or two charges. Online Linea abierta is good.

Bill
by magpie69
April 13th, 2018, 10:15 am
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Where to buy...
Replies: 5
Views: 1511

Re: Where to buy...

Haven't noticed any in resorts, but most towns have places offering prepared meals, hot and cold. Look for "Para llevar". There are definitely places in Alaior, Mercadal, Mahon and Ciutadella, but usually not on the main drags. Pic-nic in Ciutadella (just off Ses Voltes near Hogar de Pollo) does lov...
by magpie69
February 17th, 2018, 5:43 pm
Forum: Mao [Mahon] & Es Castell area.
Topic: Amadeus cafe
Replies: 6
Views: 1715

Re: Amadeus cafe

It's on the Plaza Esplanada in Mahon. Never been in though.

Bill
by magpie69
February 17th, 2018, 11:44 am
Forum: Property owners, buying or living in Menorca
Topic: Menorcan gates!
Replies: 11
Views: 3546

Re: Menorcan gates!

It was still there (just down from C'an Olga) in September.

Bill
by magpie69
January 23rd, 2018, 7:44 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Hairy bikers
Replies: 10
Views: 2697

Re: Hairy bikers

Next Thursday, 1st February at 8pm on BBC2

Bill
by magpie69
January 22nd, 2018, 4:37 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Hairy bikers
Replies: 10
Views: 2697

Hairy bikers

Hairy Bikers in Menorca and Mallorca in next week's programme.

Bill
by magpie69
January 22nd, 2018, 12:09 pm
Forum: General Menorca help forum
Topic: Electricity in Menorca
Replies: 9
Views: 2337

Re: Electricity in Menorca

Might be worth looking at the "electricity charges" thread on the Property Owners section of the forum. You can reduce your standing charge by lowering the potential element in the equation.

Bill
by magpie69
December 18th, 2017, 12:00 pm
Forum: Son Bou - Sant Jaime area
Topic: Easter opening
Replies: 7
Views: 2566

Re: Easter opening

Might be worth giving Pere at
www.binihotels.com
a call. He deals with a few properties and could probably point you in the right direction even if he has nothing that fits the bill. The website is in Catalan, but if you ring him, he speaks excellent English. Best of luck.

Bill