Tag Archives: Asturias

A strange love of tractors

I have an almost inexplicable fondness of tractors, and Galicia is full of tractors, it’s easy to have your head turned when driving. In the book ‘Everything but the Squeal’ by John Barlow, he mentions that; ‘Like Mexicans can’t make … Continue reading

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Spanish time, different to UK time

The more time I spend in Spain the more I convince myself that it is a country which operates in a different temporal paradigm to the United Kingdom. There are still nominally sixty seconds in a standard minute, sixty minutes … Continue reading

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Forty-four frantic hours on the horizon

I’m feeling quite pleased with myself. To avoid three kitchen related visits, we asked our friends Kay & Stephen whether they would be good enough to meet the kitchen fitter when he made his ‘mandatory’ visit to measure-up. They agreed … Continue reading

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The curious case of the missing shoe

Amanda has arrived in Galicia for the first time since May 2012, and she brought the English snow with her. After negotiating a fraught drive from Huddersfield to London and a night in a PremierInn, her plane departed Stansted at … Continue reading

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The car with the missing horses

I am back in Galicia and back to the place which is feeling increasingly like ‘home’. I landed to find glorious sun on my balding, admittedly some would say bald, head and temperatures that were nudging towards twenty degrees centigrade. … Continue reading

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