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Through Time to London starring Brandy & Brinkley, an absolute must for Christmas for children
27 August 2016

                   

 

Jacqui was a member of Eye on Spain going by the site name 'J&N'. She lived with her husband in the UK but drove over to Almeria, Spain in 2008 with Brandy & Brinkley, their Cavalier King Charles spaniel pups, to start a new life, had a few adventures there but returned to the UK as things didn't work out. 

Some time on, Jacqui split from her husband & found a new life, unbelievably a few minutes drive from me.

She started a blog on EOS just after moving to San Juan de los Terreros 

https://www.eyeonspain.com/blogs/jacquisblog/297/weve-only-been-here-2-monthsbut-already-its-home!.aspx

Jacqui has always wanted to write childrens novels & now she has just released her first one. It's available through her website or Amazon, currently only in Kindle option through Amazon (but Jacqui's working on that). See links below. She's got local libraries to stock it, she's applied to Waterstone's to stock it. Jacqui, besides working full time, is an extremely busy lady.  

A little about the book...

What started as a normal day for Brandy & Brinkley changed beyond anything they dreamed of when Jed visited. The two spaniels were used to having little adventures every time they left the house, but nothing prepared them for that morning. 

1665 London was a dangerous place for dogs, so when the two brothers found themselves suddenly in the middle of the plague-ridden city it was a race against time to escape the clutches of the street dogs, the perils of the rats and the dangers of the dogcatchers.

Would they be able to survive in their new surroundings and would they be able to find their way back to the safety of their own home. 

Through Time to London is the first in a series that follows the adventures of Brandy and Brinkley, two time-travelling Cavalier Spaniels, who are met with new challenges in their search for the way home.

 

           

 

Through Time to London by Brindy Wilcox will be available from 10th September, 2016

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Through-Time-London-Brindy-Wilcox-ebook/dp/B01KR72SPU/ref=sr_1_7?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1472111066&sr=1-7&keywords=Through+time+to+London

Website: http://www.brindywilcox.co.uk

 

I wish Jacqui every success in writing her books, this one is certainly a winner!

                



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TWO SWIMMERS have been fined under a Costa Blanca resort’s bylaws for ignoring the warning ‘red flag’ and remaining in the sea
23 August 2016

TWO SWIMMERS have been fined under a Costa Blanca resort’s bylaws for ignoring the warning ‘red flag’ and remaining in the sea.

It is believed to be the first time in Spain such penalties have been issued for an offence that risked lives – and came when sea conditions suddenly worsened.

The two bathers – each hit with a fine of 750€ - refused to leave the water at Javea’s Arenal Beach despite pleas from Red Cross lifeguards and later police officers.

Lifeguard towers fly a simple and internationally recognised ‘traffic light’ system of flags; a green flag means people can enjoy the water, yellow indicates people should take caution, and red signifies a prohibition on swimming.

The two visitors, once coaxed back to dry land, were told they had contravened ‘Article 139 of the Coexistence and Safety Bylaw’ – enabling the authorities to penalise people who disregard the flag warnings and instructions from police and lifeguards.

The incident happened in “difficult conditions” at the beach. Yellow flags were replaced with red as sea conditions worsened “significantly” – heavy waves and strong currents prompted the Red Cross team to act.

And a spokesman for Javea Town Hall said: “Despite the warning flags and constant announcements over the PA system to advise of the prohibition, many people continued to enter the water and several rescues had to be made to bring in swimmers who had got into great difficulty in trying to escape areas which had rip currents.

“To tackle the situation, police officers were called to intervene and arrest two swimmers who refused to follow the instructions of the lifeguards and entered the water risking their own lives as well as those of the rescue personnel and the police.”

Source: RTN

 

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Want to complain about your flight delay? It will cost you!
21 August 2016

Airline passengers could be charged £25 for making a complaint against an airline under new aviation rules.

Previously the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) used to mediate between passenger and airline when the former was not satisfied with dispute resolution. 

However due to a scaling back of services, the CAA will now only get involved with those airlines not registered with an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scheme.

Nineteen airlines have so far registered for the scheme. However, one of the services, the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), will impose a £25 charge on the customer if their case is unsuccessful.
 

To read more click on >>  Daily Mail 

 

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Bristol Airport unveils "full body" security scanners
02 August 2016

New 'full body' scanners have come into operation at Bristol Airport which passengers have to be taken before entering the departures lounge.

The airport says it means holiday makers can now look forward to shorter queues and quicker access to the duty-free.

The high-tech security kit, which came in to operation at the weekend, means that travellers are scanned instead of getting a 'pat-down' body search.

However, passengers are able to opt out of the full body scan if they have concerns about their privacy.

 

                          

Chief executive at Bristol Airport, Robert Sinclair, said: "The latest phase of our west terminal extension will make completing some of the essential processes required before flying much faster.

Read lots more, click here >>>>  Bristol Post

READ COMMENT POSTED 2/8/2016 part of which says "The scan is visible to everyone as the result is shown on the back of the scanner if you turn round to look. Yet another hassle for the airport experience"
 

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