Tag Archives: Meira

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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The curious case of the missing shoe

Amanda has arrived in Galicia for the first time since May 2012, and she brought the English snow with her. After negotiating a fraught drive from Huddersfield to London and a night in a PremierInn, her plane departed Stansted at … Continue reading

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Man Flu for Christmas

The magical date of the 12th December 2012 (12/12/12) was the day that I caught a horrendous cold, perfectly timed to coincide with the yuletide festivities. As yet, there are no visible portends of the snuffling hell that lies ahead, but after spending … Continue reading

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The rain in Spain stays mainly in Galicia

When I was here last year the weather was glorious. Long sunny spells punctuated by the occasional downpour with temperatures in the mid to late teen centigrade. This year, so far, has been totally different with downpours, fog, frost and … 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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