Weather and Flies Weather and Flies
Whether we like it or not, the Brits seem obsessed with the weather.. so write all about it here, and while you're at it learn all about the fun of living with flies...
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Caterpillars
Don't know if it's just on my plot but there are a huge amount of Pine Processionary Caterpillar nests this year and they've started to emerge so beware.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine_process...

Started Feb 24th, 2015 at 7:48pm by Bigyin
8 5295 Last Post Mar 8th, 2015 at 6:08pm
By: Michael
Wind
The forecast above predicts about 40k/h until Friday.  I'm not a meteorologist but if this is 40k/h then I'm a Dutchman (apologies to any cloggies out there).  Shocked

Started Feb 24th, 2015 at 7:42pm by Bigyin
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By: Smidge - Ex Member
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Wasp stings
I'd be interested to hear of any adverse reactions to wasp stings you may have had (apart from the pain, i.e allergic reaction).  Did you only start to react here in Spain or were you allergic before...

Started Jul 29th, 2014 at 7:12pm by Bigyin
14 7195 Last Post Aug 1st, 2014 at 12:15pm
By: robo - Ex Member
3 1637 Last Post Mar 2nd, 2010 at 11:19am
By: cactus jack
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The Raiiiiiiiiiiiin
Hi all,
Why is it when I finally get him indoors surgically removed from the settee to take up his new career being a lumberjack do the sky's open and force him back onto the settee or as he puts...

Started Apr 21st, 2014 at 3:10pm by Bulldog
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15 9459 Last Post Jun 1st, 2014 at 2:24pm
By: Pondgirl - Ex Member
F.B.I
Chief investigating agent ( Bulldog of fly bureau investigations ) urgent message to all expats danger from new swarm of house flies, looking for where these flies came from, so as they can be posted ...

Started Sep 24th, 2011 at 6:43pm by Bulldog
3 1510 Last Post Sep 27th, 2011 at 6:46pm
By: Bulldog
Day of the fly
Any tips as we have had the first wave of vampire flies. First line of defence in place a stickey fly tape now starting to look like a split opened eccles cake making the noise of a modern pop band ( ...

Started Mar 14th, 2011 at 7:15pm by Bulldog
2 1418 Last Post Mar 14th, 2011 at 7:33pm
By: Bulldog
Pine_processionary Caterpillar
I seem to have a lot of the processionary caterpillar larvae moth nests in my pines this year  Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry   Grin Hair spray the nests before dealing with them to contain the little buggers. Bur...

Started Dec 1st, 2016 at 12:11am by Bunter
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8 7296 Last Post Dec 17th, 2017 at 1:25pm
By: Bigyin
TONIGHT'S MOON
The "super moon" set to rise on Nov. 14 will be the closest full moon since 1948 and until 2034.
Super moons occur because the Earth is not always perfectly centred within the moon's orbit. The m...

Started Nov 14th, 2016 at 7:54am by Bunter
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By: Ritaratbag
Wind Chill
Wrap up warm and do not forget your flu jab.  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes

Started Nov 8th, 2016 at 9:40am by Bunter
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By: Ritaratbag
Rain
By heck what's rain like were thee are ?

Started Nov 2nd, 2015 at 1:41pm by Bunter
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By: philmountains
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22 12761 Last Post Jun 25th, 2015 at 3:44pm
By: Bunter
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High Winds
Don't leave your towels/Young plants out over the next few days.Chance of some rain and thunder Thursday.High winds in the Tortosa area Friday 15th May.  Shocked Shocked Shocked
http://weather.weatherbug.co.uk/...

Started May 14th, 2015 at 2:01am by Bunter
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By: Bunter
Save for a rainy day !!!
http://moneysaverspain.com/
Worth a look  Wink Wink Wink
Within the site just noticed the new law re sale of goods act in Spain.
http://moneysaverspain.com/cooling-off-period-consumer-rights...

Started Nov 24th, 2014 at 1:27pm by Bunter
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By: Bunter
Beware of the eye in the sky
Hot weather, Clothes off, Hear a faint buzzing overhead dismiss it as a large wasp.....Well think again..This is the latest kit used by the Sun type journalists.
http://www.quadcopters.co.uk/dji-...

Started Jul 16th, 2014 at 2:48am by Bunter
3 3862 Last Post Jul 29th, 2014 at 7:05pm
By: Bigyin
Warning high winds in tortosa
The bombers have warned about strong winds up to 150kph in exposed places this weekend. Batten down the hatches folks

Started Jan 28th, 2015 at 7:48pm by cactus jack
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4 4052 Last Post Jan 29th, 2015 at 7:11pm
By: Ritaratbag
great weather website
I have just come across this website for the weather forecast. Its much better than the one I was using
http://woozor.co.uk/free-10-days-weather-forecast/weather-forecast-of-tortosa-in....

Started Dec 3rd, 2010 at 11:51am by cactus jack
0 1030 Last Post Dec 3rd, 2010 at 11:51am
By: cactus jack
Well worth a try......
I noticed today that the very place on your body that you swatted a fly, and killed it, more flies would go to the same spot.
This could be because the scent of the said deceased fly is on your ...

Started Jun 21st, 2010 at 7:15pm by Chris (Ex Member)
9 3246 Last Post Jun 23rd, 2010 at 7:39am
By: hazelnut - Ex Member
Fly's
OK, They win, i can't take much more of the little gits. They have returned with a vengence since the first lot of rain we had.
My kingdom ( or the wife) for a cure..............

Started Oct 21st, 2009 at 6:25pm by Chris (Ex Member)
8 2996 Last Post Dec 5th, 2009 at 8:07pm
By: hazelnut - Ex Member
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Rain
Hooray rain at last in Xerta !!!!!!

Started Oct 27th, 2011 at 9:53am by chrispain
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By: Ritaratbag
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