Monthly Archives: June 2008

Fireworks in the Campo

My daughter Gemma arrived on holiday last night and our Spanish neighbours greeted her with a firework display. The Spanish never need much of an excuse to party and generally make a noise but this was a suprise. Oh wait … Continue reading

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Have you heard the one about The Nuns, The Orphanage and The Brochure?

Vera has an Orphanage with 15 kids run by the Nuns. They need funds for the extras that the kids need, such as decent clothes etc.  A fund raising event is being held next Sunday with a fashion show, raffle … Continue reading

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Wot No Blog

There has been a bit of concern from places as far away as the the Isle of Wight about the lack of blog recently, simple answer is we’ve been busy getting things done before the summer arrives, 32 degrees yesterday! … Continue reading

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Spain today

As you probably know the truckers are on strike here to complain about rising fuel prices. I thought I ought to make my weekly call to the accountant to see how the tax payment is coming along. We need to … Continue reading

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Figs and Plums

Just picked 2 dozen Figs from the garden, the ones that I managed not to eat directly from the tree will be toasted under the grill with a spot of Goats cheese on them. You can’t have too many Figs, … Continue reading

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Tall story

Hot on the heels of other major stars playing in the area, Dylan, Stones and Rod the Mod to name a few, Saturday was the turn of the Tall Boys to perform. Dave “Doc” Bawden and Mark Burke reformed for … Continue reading

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