Tag Archives: Donkey

Finding What Two Acres Of Grass Is Really Worth

The barter economy is alive and well and living in Galicia…and it is possible for you to get involved in it totally by accident. After we’d bought the house we were initially exposed to this the oldest of trading types when … Continue reading

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Equine Assistance

After being away from the property for a few months, there is a well practiced order in which I look at the house and land when arriving along the road from Pontenova. First priority; has the roof collapsed on the big … Continue reading

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Three births and eighty deaths

I can’t believe how fast this week has gone, and how exhausting painting can be. If I never see another drop of white emulsion again, it will be too soon. We’ve used close to 30 litres to paint the living … Continue reading

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A place for poo

So much has happened today I can’t fit it all into one blog, so this mornings excursion to the carpenters in La Roda will have to wait until tomorrow. I’d decided to treat myself to fifteen extra minutes in bed before … Continue reading

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Ants in our pants (almost)

According to everyone we spoke to, we took the good weather with us to Galicia when we visited last week, although I did try and point out that the English spring back home was more resemblant of a continuation of the … Continue reading

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