Tag Archives: Arboleas

Driving me to Distraction


At last there‚Äôs a car park where that peculiar Spanish habit of opening the car door to dent the neighbouring car is almost impossible. Here each parking bay has an exclusion zone of about .6m either side of it. Now … Continue reading

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Important advice


How to plant a tree, civvy street version; in autumn dig a hole, putting compost or mulch at the bottom, carefully place the tree in the hole making sure the roots are untangled to enable them to grow to anchor … Continue reading

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Memories on Wheels


30 years ago I started a game keeping apprenticeship. The only problem was that it meant a daily 18.5 mile each way cycle ride (yes I measured it). I bought an ancient Honda C90 scooter and what an evil contraption … Continue reading

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Boing Spring has Sprung


For many visitors to Almeria the baking hot summer months are the only time they experience this beautiful region. By then the sun has done its work and all the spring flowers and grasses have been scorched brown and other … Continue reading

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Easy money


The A334 has become the bank of choice for more discerning Guardia Civil officers; every day they stop at various points between the E15 motorway and Purchena so that they can withdraw money from us cashpoints as we drive by. … Continue reading

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