Tag Archives: Lineiras

Additions to the Family

We have known Dolores since before we bought the house in 2010. Our estate agent introduced us to her as an ex-high flying executive from Madrid who had packed it all in for a quiet life in a Galician backwater. … Continue reading

Posted in Local Life, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Amanda Saves The Day

I’ve always had terrible phobia of wasps and as with my only other weakness, ice cream, it is all the fault of my Mother. Some of my earliest memories are of my Mum shrieking and flapping her arms about like … Continue reading

Posted in House Renovation, Local Life, Nature | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in House Renovation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Local Life | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Fools Gold

Since the day we first bought the house we’ve been told, nay assured, that it contained a small fortune in buried treasure. The onset of the recent works means that the local gossip has reached fever pitch with neighbours we’ve … Continue reading

Posted in House Renovation | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments