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“I first contacted Paul because we needed an interpreter to help resolve an issue at Sevillana, the electricity company. He was very efficient and effective and the problem was quickly solved. I have since used Paul in other official settings, including my bank, Unicaja, the Provincial Payments Office and the Administrator of our Community of Owners. Excellent value for money.”
Bill Douthwaite, Ronda, September 2009

Flood-y Hell! PDF
Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00
 

altWell, I’m sure everybody’s sick of all the flooding, rain damage and dampness of the last month here in Andalucía. Now, I’ve just had a call from the UK to tell me that my house there has been... yes ... flooded!

So it’s off back to the North West of Eng-er-land tomorrow to assess the damage, meet the insurance assessors and try and get it dried out and fixed as soon as possible!  It’s looking grim: new ceiling, new flooring, new internal door, new wallpaper, possibly new carpets and new electrics, not to mention stored belongings in the cellar, which is apparently a metre deep in water!
This is not flooding caused by a river overflowing or heavy rainfall, however.  It seems I had a burst pipe, presumably caused by the worst snow and ice and the lowest temperatures in the UK since 1963!
But, hey, nobody died and it can all be fixed!  A tiny mishap, after all, compared to the tragedy of Haiti...

 

 

Paul Whitelock

Paul is a Joint Honours graduate in Spanish and German, a qualified teacher (PGCE) and has a Member of the Institute of Linguists (MIL) qualification.

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