Tag Archives: vacation

Jerez de la Frontera


As newlyweds last autumn we tried to explore Jerez de la Frontera; non-stop rain however meant that we only managed the Tio Pepe Bodega and a couple of tapas bars before soggily driving away. So a return visit was on … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in Britain


I have lived in Spain for almost seven years and in that time I’ve kept abreast of news from back home. Partly as I’m interested in current affairs and have this column to write, but also as wise words shared … Continue reading

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All Change


Some things seem to have been around for forever; The Queen, Steven Gerrard, Ryan Giggs, and of course old Fergie himself. I was just 20 when he first took over as manager of Manure, sorry Man Utd. Now 26 years … Continue reading

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People Power


2012  ended with the Mayan prophecy luckily unfulfilled; yet just a few weeks later a meteorite the size of a double decker bus exploded above Siberia injuring hundreds. A few hours later and the spin of the Earth would have … 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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