So another year is taking shape as we begin to escape the cold and tricky winter months here in Spain. We will still have our share of rain and storms before the summer arrives but January and February have already provided some wonderful weather as a taste of what lies ahead. Working outside in just […]Read More looking forward
After a quiet Christmas in our new home 2021 has begun with a daily swim in the new pool as my New Year’s resolution. December and January were difficult in terms of weather as we struggled to keep warm in what is, essentially, a ‘summer house’, but suddenly the temperatures have begun to rise and […]Read More Forwards or backwards
After five weeks of homelessness whilst the interior of the house was being renovated it was time to head back to Spain. A most enjoyable and productive month, staying with family in the French countryside, had come to an end and the moment had come to face the reality of developments back home in our […]Read More De policia a granjero!
After three months of surreal and challenging isolation restrictions we have finally been rediscovering our liberty and the ‘new normality’ beckons. We have been able to socialise, the shops and bars are open, and even the beaches are beginning to welcome locals. For that I am grateful, but I still can’t shake off the feeling […]Read More Light at the end of the tunnel
This is a pretty good place to practice self isolation. We are fortunate to have plenty of outside space and an endless list of things to be getting on with so we are rather grateful, all things considered. It was before our trip back to England for Christmas when I last wrote about our life […]Read More The Good Life