Category Archives: The House in Liñeiras

Out With The Old, and In With The New (Old)

We must be paying our builder Facundo too much, either that or he’s won the lottery without telling us, or perhaps someone else is paying him too much (but I doubt it). I know this because after four years of … Continue reading

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Thirty-six hours of Hell

Anyone that knows Amanda and I will know that our life revolves around our aged black petite moggie, Bonita, to give her Sunday name. She went missing for a very long three days earlier this year only to turn up sleeping … Continue reading

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When winter touched Liñeiras

I’ve never seen the house and barn in snow. It does occasionally snow in Galicia but with the warming effect of the Atlantic spreading as far in land as A Pontenova, it is very rare for anything but the lightest … Continue reading

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England 2 – España 2

I’ve levelled the score and now we’re drawing on aggregate. The carpenter arrived fifteen minutes ahead of schedule on Monday and installed the internal doors. 2-1. I’m sitting on the balcony with a cup of coffee made in my newly … Continue reading

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I’ll go to the foot of our stairs

‘I’ll go to the foot of our stairs’, literally. After almost three hundred years of existence, it is now finally possible to ascend and descend inside the barn, using a beautiful new staircase installed by our favourite carpenters from La Roda. … Continue reading

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