Monthly Archives: April 2011

Camino popularity about to boom

As I wait patiently for the opening of the new, and much heralded (on this blog at least), UK release of the new Martin Sheen film ‘The Way’, and keep my fingers crossed that it is a general release and not confined … 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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The euro is on a rollercoaster

I’m no economist. If I cast my mind back far enough I can just about remember that I got a grade D at A-level for Economics, only marginally better than the ‘fail’ that I got for European History. Poor Mr Metcalfe did try … Continue reading

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A double celebration

Last night saw a double celebration in our house, not because we’d finally found a cat food which our increasingly grumpy and tempramental tom cat would eat, but because of quantum advances in Galicia. So much so that we cracked open a … Continue reading

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Let the real waiting begin

We’ve had some paperwork through, yes…more paperwork. The good news is that this one bears an official stamp of the local council, the ‘Ayuntamiento de A Pontenova’. According to the architect who cannot be named, what this signifies is that our planning … Continue reading

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