Category Archives: expat

Mí querida España

Mí querida España: Hoy he perdido un poco del amor que siento por ti; acabo de enterrar 7 cachorros bajo un olivo en mi finca. Dichos cachorros no eran míos: ¡eran tuyos! Anoche, unos invitados que habían cenado a casa … Continue reading

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Beards, Trunkies and Tattoos – A Trip to the UK!

The build-up was long, and I have to admit I was little nervous about my trip back to the UK. Would there be hover-boards? Would people be wearing smart watches and talking in to their wrists? What are google glasses? … Continue reading

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5×50 Challenge – Day 1

This was our first day of our 5×50 challenge, so we decided to take it a little easy. All flat, we walked our 5km in just under an hour. This walk was along the dam of the reservoir just down … Continue reading

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Alan and Lorna’s 5×50 Final Practice

Today, Friday 28th March and Lorna and I did our final practice 5km walk for our challenge that starts on Sunday. We haven’t done it for over two weeks, so it was hard going. Anyway, that is it, we start … Continue reading

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Final Destination

Have you seen that film, Final Destination? It’s the one where the kids avoid dying, and then spend the rest  of the film fighting against their true fate!! That’s us, that is. Ok, ok, so without the grim reaper chasing … Continue reading

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2014 in Cordoba

Cordoba in Andalucia, Southern Spain is probably one of those places you have never considered visiting. Even if you have heard of it, the chances are you won’t know anything about it. If you are looking for a great place … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Read a Book

  Since we moved to Spain, many of you will know we have had our fair share of ups and downs, but this week it seems we have become embroiled in the first ‘real’ crisis to happen to the expat … Continue reading

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