Tag Archives: property sector

Abandon hope all ye that enter here I


Recently we unintentionally acted on some sound property advice: always buy the cheapest house in the best street. Well not literally as it’s an apartment not a house and not in a street either but a harbour side development. Oh, … Continue reading

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Monkey Business


The title and photo came from a recent visit to Gibraltar as walking towards Main Street  we saw Monkey atop the railings, We were thrilled as usually they live high up on the rock. A little old lady reached into … 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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Give Turre a try – latest article


Before moving to Turre I did not know much about the place apart from driving down the main drag noticing its selection of British owned bars and shops. Turre seems to be a much maligned and misunderstood place similar to … Continue reading

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Thanks for the pestilence – latest blog


The horsemen of the apocalypse enjoyed their recent holiday in Almeria. Such a pity their colleague War was stuck in Syria or Afghanistan and couldn’t make it! They organised fires locally and flooded the place a few days later. Then … Continue reading

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Money for nothing


Spanish councils keep the community spirit alive by organising all sorts of events during the year; tourists get to share in the fun by chance really but after seeing one fiesta band too many I now avoid watching the old … Continue reading

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