Monthly Archives: August 2011

Do You Know Where We’re Heading…..

Looks like Autumn’s on its way: thick, woolly cloud lying across the valley floor this morning at 08:00, when our newcomer, Harry, woke me with a yelp.  It took a few hours to dissipate, though the sun came out before … Continue reading

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Up The West End, That’s The Best End…..

Another hot, sweaty week. Temps running in the mid 40s mostly – seems 47 degrees is the norm in early/mid afternoon. It is August, of course, the hottest month here in Andalucia, so no great surprise!  It’s interesting to think … Continue reading

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Saturday is…..

Late last night, approaching midnight, a small truck trundled along the Calle behind the house loaded with straw. Reaching the Lavadero/fountain, it discovered it was unable to proceed further and then had to attempt a very tight, difficult about-turn before … Continue reading

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Lazing On A Sunny Afternoon…..

J returned to England this afternoon, flying with the truly appalling Ryanair shower to Stansted from our nearest local airport, Almeria.  When I left her at the airport, the flight was already scheduled as likely to be about 30 minutes … Continue reading

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