Monthly Archives: February 2011

Meet the neighbours

We’ve said a lot about our house in Liñeiras without really mentioning the rest of the village, although village is possibly a rather grand description of the disjointed and disparate collection of houses which makes up our immediate community. Casa … Continue reading

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The town with the wrong name

One fateful night last December saw bitter division and outright controversy, bordering on rebellion, in the nearest town to our house. The locals were up in arms, outraged and shocked as the community was plunged into crisis. To put it simply, … Continue reading

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How service stations should be

The route from Asturias airport to Ribadeo/Castropol, from where it is another 40km onwards to our house, will soon be two lanes of gently undulating and predominantly empty tarmac. The European Community has part (mostly) funded the Autovía del Cantábrico (A-8) and with the exception … Continue reading

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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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Small house elevated to the next level

The second, and hopefully final, version of the plans for the small house have arrived from the top secret architect along with a number of questions, all of which we answered over the weekend. The plans include elevations from the north, … Continue reading

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