Spanish winter

Another month has gone by and we are into our first Spanish winter. There has been some glorious weather which has meant that we have been able to spend more time at the beach and generally enjoy the sunshine. There has been some serious rain at times too. We were told that everything comes to […]

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Time marches on

  I can’t believe it’s been a month since I last wrote anything here. Where has that time gone? Although it feels as though nothing much has happened, the last few weeks have been spent adapting. Local life has been busy, interesting, challenging, funny, relaxing and weird. The good news is that Lizzy has settled […]

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Mañana, mañana

We have now been here for three weeks and some harsh realities are beginning to smack us in the face on a daily basis. Don’t get me wrong, I love it here, but nothing could prepare us for some of the issues we have been facing. Firstly, we were fully expecting some prohibitive bureaucracy, but […]

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Making an impression!

Another week has flown by here and we are settling into the house and our surroundings. We have explored all of the streets within El Puig, which is easily manageable on foot being a compact town, but although we know the layout, the timings for shops, bars and festivities remain a mystery for now. Having […]

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The first week

***For anybody that doesn’t know our story, I’ve added a ‘background info’ page to the menu*** We have now been here for just over a week. It’s been interesting, and very hot. Obviously we have been finding our feet, but the general consensus between us is, we are relaxed, happy and chilled to the max! […]

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Off we go!

Having spent weeks packing everything from our three bedroomed house in Wiltshire into cardboard boxes, the time was rapidly approaching to load the van and go. We had squeezed our possessions into Selena’s Dad’s house in the interim, having jettisoned vast quantities to charity shops. Now it was time to see how much we could […]

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