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2015 – bring it on

This is the first day I have woken up in Spain for a whole month, having spent four weeks in the UK helping out with the early arrival of my grand daughter. Of course I wouldn’t have missed that experience … Continue reading

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Green shoots of recovery

I’ve been into the fire-ravaged natural park a few times over the three weeks since we were evacuated from our village celebrations – see here for that story. It still smells of bonfire but looks somehow hauntingly beautiful. Some of … Continue reading

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Me and my shadow

I guess this post could be alternatively titled ‘spot Roly’. The only photos he is missing from are those taken on camino.

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A walk on the dark side

Today Liana, Roly and I took ourselves for a trip into the Canillas de Albaida valley, down to the river where we can usually find a bit of grass for Liana, although it is rather sparse at the moment. It … Continue reading

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It started with a bang……..and ended in disaster

A volley of rockets was launched at about 7 am to announce the forthcoming party. It was a beautiful clear morning, albeit rather windy, and I was in the stable preparing liana’s breakfast. As usual she took absolutely no notice … Continue reading

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