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The alternative route to Galicia – part one

As soon as we heard that EasyJet were opening a new route from Manchester to Bilbao we were determined to give it a try at the first opportunity. So in July we did just that; a short journey to the airport in the … Continue reading

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Never buy a Ford

I’ve broken one of my own rules…in the interests of thrift…but it might have just been worth it. Travelling to Spain last week we opted for the new Manchester to Bilbao route with EasyJet. We were going for our final (honest) … Continue reading

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Spain appears to be shut

As the clock hit six in Galicia last night, five o’clock here in the UK, my mailbox was once again full to overflowing with Spanish e-mails. It was like Christmas Eve, not for their contents but because their despatchers were trying … Continue reading

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And then there were two

‘Cutting off ones nose to spite ones face’. Founded in the medieval practice of women disfiguring themselves to protect their virginity, the phrase has passed into common parlance and is associated with a needless self-destructive over-reaction to a problem. We’ve … Continue reading

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Meeting house criteria, the lure of the green

After forty-two years on this earth, although I acknowledge that I do look like I’ve been here a bit longer than that, I think that I am qualified to put forward the hypothesis that there are two types of people … Continue reading

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