The price of Saffron

May 15, 2013


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


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Electricity consumption

May 14, 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 14, 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 30, 2011



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Using bedbase joining device

April 10, 2011


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.


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

Watching paint boil

April 10, 2011

Microwave going on and off

April 10, 2011

Covert Surveillance Art

April 10, 2011

Covert Surveillance Art

Car with duck

August 21, 2010

Food Preferences of people Bob knows

September 1, 2009


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 8, 2008

May 7, 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 29, 1999

One of Fernando’s lemons.
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