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Measure twice, cut once

Our builder has given us a start date of the 25th October, strangely a tuesday, and after some discussion it has been decided that I will make the personal sacrifice and take a couple of months off work (major contracts allowing) … Continue reading

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Time for an eviction

Those of you who are following this blog will be aware of our sadness at learning of the demise of Carlos’ aged and motheaten donkey, and the subsequent frenzied hunt over our two acres to see whether he’d taken the … Continue reading

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Licensed to build…well, renovate

With the sudden arrival of a Galician heatwave (it touched 35°C at one point this week) and the impending onslaught of tourists escaping the oppressive heat of central Spain, you would expect that the building contractors of A Pontenova are looking for a … Continue reading

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Let the real waiting begin

We’ve had some paperwork through, yes…more paperwork. The good news is that this one bears an official stamp of the local council, the ‘Ayuntamiento de A Pontenova’. According to the architect who cannot be named, what this signifies is that our planning … Continue reading

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