19. Flaming Tapas and Flamenco

This post was slightly delayed as I’ve been doing a lot of teaching and it’s been hot, hot, hot. That’s my excuse, anyway. Last weekend saw the festival of San Isidro in Nerja and Maro. This Read More

17. Spain Reloaded: Philosophy, Parties and Prawns

The return trip to Spain via Exeter was uneventful. Being a midday flight, thankfully, there was a lack of hen and stag parties in attendance. That said, we were delayed for thirty minutes as some Read More

16. Back and Forth: The UK Hiatus

In my last blog from Spain, at the beginning of February, I was about to fly back to the UK. I’ve had a lot to sort out whilst freezing my arse off back Read More

15. Earthquake, Back Ache and Spanish Gas Stations

This week began with an earthquake. I was woken by the house shaking and M’s dog squealing. The epicentre was 90 miles away off the coast of Morocco. I think it was a Read More

14. Spiders, Swearing and Saying Goodbye

It’s been an odd couple of weeks. The weather has veered from downright chilly to pleasantly hot, and the streets are either busy or the town goes into semi-hibernation. Some days I’ve been out in Read More

13. Can’t Stop: Things to Do

No Number 13 post: busy, busy, busy.  Normal service will be resumed next week. Hasta pronto, chicos!

12. Shopping, Three Kings and the Lurgy

Not a great deal to report this week. Many of the locals have been complaining about feeling under the weather because of the weather, while tourists can be heard on their phones telling Read More

11. Siestas and Salchichas in the Land of the Sirens

The week began with sadness as one of my new friends died in the mountains at the weekend. He was 49 and about to become a proud grandfather. He was a real gentleman and superb company. Read More

10. Christmas, Cider and Cops

It’s been an interesting few days with the General Election and Christmas being in the same week but the first excitement came on Saturday with a couple of pods of dolphins playing off the beach at Read More


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