Or what, or where, or when? Two days ago it was reported that Spain would go back into lockdown on the 18th September, it caused a social media storm of epic proportion online. Many people didn´t read the article beyond the words Spain, lockdown, and the date set. A different article stated the WHO (World … Continue reading Government or WHO?
It´s happened fast, really fast, reluctantly experiencing what we hoped would never happen, but here it is. The second wave is on it´s way.Numbers of new coronavirus cases per day are rising again all over Europe. Seeing the figures proves this devastating virus has no favourites. Some countries who experienced relatively low new cases per … Continue reading So where do we go from here?
We´ve only been in “Phase 3” (eased restrictions) for 10 years 2weeks tops. But Spain “opened up” yesterday, so what happened to Phase 4? I mean we were supposed to get there first, perhaps it got deleted. No wait, it did.Us natives think it´s too soon, but to be fair the Spanish government have set … Continue reading This is weird
Some of the things not happening here used to be legal necessities in the olden times, but life has changed. Spain loves it´s paperwork, believe me, you can´t go to the toilet for a poo without filling in a form of declaration.Moving on (excuse puny pun) to more important things, car tax has flown out … Continue reading Illegal but legal
During the past however many months of quarantine we´re at, farts have become a major source of humour within this household. We´ve even got a competition going on, including names for each variety. From 10 up to 1 ? Here´s what we´ve shared and learned:Pip farts are fairly quiet and last for about a second, … Continue reading About Farts
No not that kind of naughty thing, I can see where your mind´s going here, but there´s no wardrobes involved so stop right there.The naughty thing:Remember what I´ve said about flouted lockdown rules in bars, and how we wouldn´t go in one for that reason?Yesterday we went shopping and noticed our friends were sat outside … Continue reading We did a naughty thing
A few days ago I the listed the restrictions of Phase 1, as opposed to 88 weeks of Phase Zero. Can´t be assed finding exactly when I wrote that, so it´s up to you to sift through recent posts. Call it a virtual game of hide and seek. How exciting.Let me just say there isn´t … Continue reading Week ninety nine Phase 1 lockdown
Before setting off on our planned adventure to the Med just 3 kilometres away, we already knew two humans from the same house can now go out together for a walk instead of only one, in solitary confinement. Awesome.I was so excited last night I couldn´t sleep, sounds a bit weird when the Med is … Continue reading Forget that walk by the Med
Despite yesterdays rant about people flaunting restrictions in bars, they still have to close early. So maybe the flock settles in around 10am? “Hurry up or we won´t get a seat.” Unfortunately bar owners aren´t going to turn half their customers away. Set that aside and the general outlook in phase one is positive. The … Continue reading Easing of restrictions, phase one, an assessment
RANT MODE: Why did the government decide to re-open some bars??? EVERYWHERE ELSE people adhere to the rules of social distancing, oh but wait, bars appear to be exempt even though strict rules apply. Main one being only bars with terraces can open, (it´s Spain, they´ve all got terraces). So there´s:No going inside except to … Continue reading So much for social distancing