Tag Archives: A Coruna

Thank goodness for the upgrade

Stood staring through the plexi-glass at the nice lady from Atesa, I did something that I’ve never done, or even considered. I accepted a car upgrade. When hunting for a hire car on the internet in advance of our trip, I began to … Continue reading

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Hotter than Hell

There were many reasons why we chose Galicia. The lush green landscape, the rugged coastline, the friendly people, the superb seafood, and the relative low cost of property, all figured in our decision, but we also gave a lot of … Continue reading

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My personal credit crunch

The only real reason for my brief visit to Galicia last week was order and pay for the kitchen that we’d chosen, and for which we’d had our measurements confirmed, from IKEA in A Coruña. Landing just after 14:00 at … Continue reading

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An inconvenient return

I’ll be selecting a few of the photographs that Amanda and I took while we were at the barn and sharing them with you over the next couple of weeks, as a stop-gap to my next visit. I may, however, be … Continue reading

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Bad parking, the long drive, and a plate of fried fish

I have a friend back home who provides a public service by photographing badly parked cars and submitting the images to a website, with a particularly vulgar name, to out the offenders and subject them to public humiliation. He’d have … Continue reading

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