Category Archives: Local Life

Additions to the Family

We have known Dolores since before we bought the house in 2010. Our estate agent introduced us to her as an ex-high flying executive from Madrid who had packed it all in for a quiet life in a Galician backwater. … Continue reading

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Chronic Water Shortage

I’ve mentioned our water problems before. For a first world country we have our fair share of third world problems, and a summer lack of water is one of them. Despite us living in the wettest part of Spain, with … Continue reading

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Our Fantastic Camino Experience

It was with some trepidation that we accepted the kind offer of a lift to Sarria from our friends Danny and Carol. Not because the last time we’d been in Danny’s Transit we came within inches of a head on … Continue reading

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Bluff Called

Winter is coming and it’s time for a general update after a mostly uneventful summer. We’ve entered the season of cooler mornings and evenings rather than the wall to wall heat that we’ve experienced over the last four months. The … Continue reading

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Amanda Saves The Day

I’ve always had terrible phobia of wasps and as with my only other weakness, ice cream, it is all the fault of my Mother. Some of my earliest memories are of my Mum shrieking and flapping her arms about like … Continue reading

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