Yes folks, may I present another episode in my very popular and informative series named… “How To:” Step 1: Find yourself an empty swimming pool in Spain, has to be Spain because they don’t rush things… Step 2: Switch on the taps, starting with the deep end first, but keep water levels low, so: Step … Continue reading HOW TO: Fill up a swimming pool
Or TTFN as Dave’s dad used to say, because it means you’ll see each other soon… On 2nd of March 2013 we said TTFN to our home of 6 weeks: And to some of the friends we made: This is Manuel from Fawlty Towers Fernando from Melia Towers behind the bar… US: “We’ll go to … Continue reading Goodbye
Wish I was back there… Benidorm, Jan – Feb 2013, when it was below freezing in the UK… Hmm, I know him… Now that’s what you call a sandcastle, it even had a waterfall…! Our favourite bar… Street beach dancers putting on a show… Raffa’s place, complete with tennis courts… The old town between both … Continue reading Wish you were here?
Ice cream heaven! Blimey, it was served in a fancy fancy glass the size of a plant pot, but alas… Shame about the photo, yes that is me, I was eating an ice cream in January to cool off, whilst trying to appear sexy (???). Looks more like I’m trying to stifle a yawn. Dam … Continue reading Naughty, Naughty!
Wild oranges in January so, just for me mother (hi mum), and anyone else on the planet who thinks oranges make nice photos: In all our time spent abroad over the years, we had an interesting conversation one day about the fact that none of it was in January / February, anywhere. The nearest comparison … Continue reading Oranges
The summer of 2010 sticks in my mind, because it was the last time I can remember a steaming hot day with a humid night in the UK. Today my dear friends we’re in the mountains of Benidorm. I’ve had to scrounge some time to do a blog post, amidst the myriad of paperwork and … Continue reading A Walk On The Mountainous Wildside
So where have all the flowers sparrows gone ? Well, they’ve all become ex pats in Spain… When was the last time you saw 6 sparrows together in the UK? Cute as they are, they even give eye contact asking for a crumb or two of your choice of menu. Amazing… Well, they’re not daft, … Continue reading Sparrow Alert
Oops sorry, it’s Mother’s Day, so let’s go back in time… Free champagne too…! Coming up tomorrow: Mountains, glorious views, and my luxury mansion house…
Oh, I love this kind of stuff, play on words wherever “one” may be… Check out Number 1 on the menu here: Perhaps a “Chicken chest” is more enticing than a Chicken BREAST…? Personally I think it makes much more sense, because you never see chickens wearing bra’s. They must’ve burned them all in the … Continue reading Quirky Spanish Gaffs
Drama of a different kind: 28th of Feb was a complete right off weather wise. In five weeks we’d had a sum total of three hours of rain. Not even all at once, different days, and never enough to even wet the pavement! Then afterwards the sun always came out and temperatures rocketed again. However … Continue reading Tornado Alert!