Spanish Shilling

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Spanish Shilling
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  • The L&M Don't Stop Here Anymore 2 weeks ago Never far from the news are the endless new rules, suggestions, fines and misery designed to either make driving less of a pleasure, or more of a bother. The latest idea to cheer up the long-suffering motorist, this time from the chief prosecutor from Salamanca Juan José Pereña, who in our...
  • Back in 1963, The Times visited Mojácar 2 months ago   Aerial photo of Mojácar from 1961Someone found an old press clipping from The Times, dated July 20th 1963. The article is called 'Beyond Spain's Tourist Villa Belt' and has this to say about Mojácar:...This is Mojácar, of Moorish origin, whose flat-roofed whitewashed houses had fallen into a...
  • A Rattling Good Yarn 3 months ago Last Saturday I dropped by my old house, where my daughter now lives, to load up on books. She’s fixing up the place a treat while putting my books away in boxes. I have always enjoyed reading and have worked my way through many thousands of books over my life (mostly what my old...
  • Tourism is ¡Agggh! dead 3 months ago I have always maintained that Mojácar should concentrate on being a residential town. With a pandemic, or a natural disaster or a recession or better tourist offers from Cyprus, the tourist market is always potentially unsure. But with (what the Spanish are pleased to call) Residential Tourism,...
  • Building Opportunities 3 months ago The empty spaces in Andalucía, the bits between the concrete, are under threat: a resource that it is apparently now the time to cash in on.  From the national press we read that the President of Andalucía has approved an urban reform that allows one to build anywhere where it is not expressly... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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07:19 AM January 10, 2013

Long-time blog written by someone who really knows (and likes) Spain. Humorous and informative

Geoff Barlow
20:45 PM September 23, 2014

Always worth reading. Interesting, informative and often uplifting.

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