Category Archives: Background

Anyone Know a Good Panel Beater?

It’s rapidly approaching eleven years since we bought Casa Liñeiras, our own little corner of paradise, and we are now as the stage where we are discussing cushions and toilet roll holders for the apartments so we must be very … Continue reading

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Back After a Three Year Absence

It’s getting on for three years since I last put anything on these pages, an awful record, and something of which I am deeply ashamed. You’d be forgiven for thinking that we’d done nothing in the past three years but … Continue reading

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Liñeiras Amanda – Super Sub

Our house is part of a small hamlet of eight disparate houses, in a small village of twenty-two properties, in a small town of eleven parishes, and with a constantly diminishing population of just 2,330 people (down from 4,841 in 1970). … Continue reading

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Vote ‘Remain’… Or The Cat Gets It!

I’m not one for getting political on here…but my hand has now been forced. Over the next four months (yes we’re going to have to put up with just one news story for the next third of a year) I … Continue reading

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World Turned Upside Down….Twice

The difference between rural Galicia and suburban West Yorkshire has been brought into sharp focus over the last three weeks, and our attempts to fit in and become local yokels are being severely tested by a little one kilogram bundle … Continue reading

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