Tag Archives: vacation

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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Fires and floods; what is next pestilence?


Freak weather events are becoming the norm. Last Thursday Turre and Mojacar were hammered by the tail end of a hurricane causing flooding and destruction. We woke to find 2/3’s of the 3 acre property we rent under water. Windows … Continue reading

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This fragile world


Sitting at my desk last Saturday morning I could hear sirens but thought no more about it until a few minutes later when driving towards Bedar; then all that could be seen was thick black smoke and huge flames as … Continue reading

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New article – the silly season


August is nicknamed the silly season as newspapers and television channels scrabble around looking for anything even vaguely newsworthy. For estate agents the silly season can sometimes mean donning a tour guide hat to show off the delights of Almeria … Continue reading

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Article 15th Aug – Well thats that then


Satellite telly was finally reconnected last Thursday and no time was lost catching up on the Olympics and I quickly deduced that some sports would never be aired on telly if it wasn’t for this one fortnight every 4 years. … Continue reading

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Latest article – Stunning scenery and wine too


A couple of weeks ago to celebrate the birthday of the missus I magnanimously agreed to close the Findmeahome office for the day, to forego Facebook, the Semi- final between Spain and Portugal and to really try to not mention … Continue reading

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New article – Ponderables


Living in a sleepy mountain village the inhabitants are mostly elderly Spanish who zip up and down the steep lanes, work their land by hand, no doubt to enjoy long and healthy lives. When I first moved to Spain (7 … Continue reading

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