Tag Archives: Neighbours

Falling In Love Again

Liñeiras has a new resident, and I’m desperately in love. She’s twenty-eight years old, of a chalky complexion, some might say she’s a bit of a looker, will go anywhere and do anything, likes to get dirty, is a bit … Continue reading

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Self-appointed Water Monitor

For a short while I’d been milk monitor at school. I didn’t like the school milk as it was healthier than chocolate, so cold in winter that it numbed your mouth and hurt your teeth, and so warm in the … Continue reading

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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

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Ankle Deep in Sand

Tomorrow, the 17th May, is a local holiday, the Galician Day of Letters. With a Tuesday being a day off, there is obviously no point in working on a Monday, so we got a text from the builder last night … Continue reading

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After 301 Years

After the terrible start to the Spring, with daily downpours, strong winds and un-Galician temperatures the day finally came for us to plant our potatoes. The lunar vegetable calendar, which is probably as accurate as the Daily Mail horoscopes, said … Continue reading

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