Tag Archives: Donkey

The welcome return of Enrique

Ever since I bought Enrique two kilos of finest apples at the Feria in Meira he’d been missing from our finca. The big bag of apples spent some time in the Landy, more time hung in their bag from an … Continue reading

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Living local life

Within the space of twelve hours I’ve had two big dollops of local Galician life, and thoroughly enjoyed both as a nice break from working on the house. On the way home last night I bumped into my new friend, … Continue reading

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Top of the world

Today has been a perfect day. Fantastic weather, the ‘team’ have started tiling the roof, I’ve spent a day grafting hard in the horno/bodega, Amanda arrives in Galicia tomorrow, and I didn’t even spoil it by oversleeping. It was a … Continue reading

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I’ve inadvertently electrocuted Enrique

It has been a pretty normal day. I overslept, took the skin off three knuckles in an ivy related incident, witnessed the installation of the roof membranes and batons, met with the architect who seems pretty happy, and electrocuted Carlos’s … Continue reading

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I’ve named the donkey

I’ve stopped thinking about the dead cat….damn! As promised, Dolores met me in Pontenova at nine o’clock this morning to assist me in trying to buy an angle grinder and a pipe terminator so that I can ensure that the … Continue reading

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