Tag Archives: Galicia

Local Eccentricities

You may have thought that two forty-somethings giving up well paid careers, selling a perfectly nice house, trading in our fast cars for a battered twelve year old estate car, and decamping to a Galician backwater, would make us the … Continue reading

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Bluff Called

Winter is coming and it’s time for a general update after a mostly uneventful summer. We’ve entered the season of cooler mornings and evenings rather than the wall to wall heat that we’ve experienced over the last four months. The … Continue reading

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Single Handedly Ending The Spanish ‘Crisis’

We’d planned to go to the stone masons near Mondoñedo on several occasions and on one occasion had even got part way there before turning back. We were interested in a couple of things; an old stone trough to go … Continue reading

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Getting Back In The Saddle

I’ve sat down to write a new blog entry on many occasions since my homeland voted to leave the European Union. Sometimes I’ve managed a few paragraphs, other times just a few words, and it has always inevitably led me … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Christmas Eve

Dusk had already long since fallen on Christmas Eve. I was outside testing the motion detectors on some new lights I’d installed to give Amanda additional security while I was away in Belfast, standing motionless until they went off and then waving … Continue reading

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