Tag Archives: Santiago

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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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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Convincing some unbelievers

Preparations are continuing apace ahead of my two month trip to Galicia, to work on the big house and to keep an eye on the builders finally starting the renovation of the barn. Ferry tickets are now booked, the Land … Continue reading

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‘The Way’ – A biased review

I’ve managed to get a sneak preview of the new Martin Sheen/Emilio Estevez film ‘The Way’ which opens across the United Kingdom this Friday night (the 13th May). I’ll try and review it here without spoilers, and giving away nothing more … Continue reading

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