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  • Tapas with the Police 16 hours ago Working hard at the stables - there are always extra jobs need doing beyond the thrice-daily watering and feeding - we were pleased to be invited by a client's parents to the opening of their new bar in downtown Almería. One thing and another - a sick horse and a lorry-load of hay -  and we were...
  • If You Want to be Appy for the Rest of Your Life 4 weeks ago Events in far-away Afghanistan are disturbing: an old-fashioned cult of fundamentalists, who are against women, abortion, euthanasia, homosexuals, schools, miniskirts and democracy, have taken over the whole country in just a week. It makes one think - could the Vox (a fundamentalist group with a...
  • Driving School 2 months ago I found my first driving-licence the other day, in a box in the room that passes for an attic in our house with a flat roof. It was green and came from Nevada. I had bought it off a fellow called Fat Freddy for 100 pesetas when I was 14. The great thing about Nevada driving licences in those...
  • Expensive things, road taxes 3 months ago Cars are fun and we all wanted to get a driving licence and behind the wheel as young’uns. Vroom vroom. They are useful for getting about, racing, picking up girls, doing the shopping, racing, speeding and racing. They cost a lot to buy (unless your parents shelled out) and they are expensive...
  • Mañana Belongs To Me 4 months ago I suppose it was inevitable. Mojácar was bound to change eventually. First it was the arrival of the tour-operators, bringing with them their hordes of customers. The number of local souvenir shops (there may have been one) expanded dramatically and the last time I counted, there were fifty of... 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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