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Almost Forced To Remarry For a Bit Of Green Tissue Paper

Apart from football, if there is anything at which the Spanish excel, then it is bureaucracy. Finally, and after just fifteen months of living in Galicia, this morning we finally obtained our ‘green card’ of temporary residence (which is not … Continue reading

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The Car Park of Midgets

I’m still desperately trying to find someone or something else to blame but am reluctantly coming to the conclusion that I will just have to shoulder the embarrassment and accept full unmitigated responsibility. Various possible reasons for my vehicular faux … Continue reading

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Food, food, glorious food

What Galician food lacks in finesse, it usually makes up for in taste, and often quantity. Our last trip presented some opportunities for great food and as always we grasped them with both hands and made proverbial ‘pigs’ of ourselves. The … Continue reading

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Thoughts of our Galicia virgins

Last weekend saw the long overdue first visit of my one-and-only brother Ian, and my sister-in-law Karen. As I mentioned in an earlier blog, they were the unbelievers, the litmus test of our madness, and it was very important to … Continue reading

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Time to build an ark

You may be surprised to know that it rains more in Galicia than it does in Manchester, Englands much maligned supposed capital city of precipitation. And I think that most of Galicias rain for 2011 fell within a two hour … Continue reading

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