Category Archives: Video

Why Galicia? Why Mariña?

This is why? Just stumbled across this beautiful video of the Mariña coastline, the nearest coast to the house, and thought I’d share it with you. It does have sound…just in case you are at work! [youtube n0jUEqEKug0 nolink]

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Honestly, it’s bigger than it looks

The last of the ‘tooing and froing’ is now underway with the un-namable architect and within the next fortnight we hope that the plans for our Phase I of the development will be en-route to the Galician Xunta and into … Continue reading

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A surprise encounter

I guess that we have our fair share of processions in England although they are moving away from the traditional religious and ceremonial more towards the confrontational and sinister. The far right, student tuition fees or anti-G10 summit is now … Continue reading

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Cider house rules

The most famous street in Oviedo is called Gascona. Not a particularly long, elegant, or architecturally pleasing, its claim to fame is that it is the Asturian capital cities centre of cider drinking. A shallow sloping, marble surfaced, pedestrian way lined … Continue reading

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When is a barn not a barn?

The answer is…of course…when it is a small house!   Our small house, view from the big house Let me explain. From earlier articles you’ll be aware that our ‘house’ actually comprises several buildings, one which we have consistently referred to … Continue reading

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