Category Archives: Spain

Exploring the ruins of Lliria and Xelardo

Monday 01 and Tuesday 02 May 2017 – Lliria, Spain. We arrived back in Lliria around mid-day and were met at the station by Paula and Paul. We decided to do a walking tour of the centre of Lliria as … Continue reading

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A night in Valencia

Sunday 30 April and Monday 1 May 2017 – Valencia, Spain. Today is NLD day. For those not in the know, this is the North London Derby; a football match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur that occurs twice each season and … Continue reading

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Walks and wine in Spain.

Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 April 2017 – Lliria, Valencia, Spain. Two days after getting back from our trip to Cornwall we were off to Spain for a few days with friend Paul and Paula. We have stayed with Paul and … Continue reading

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Castillo de Sagunto.

Sunday 28 February 2016 – Valencia, Spain. With the room nicely pre-warmed last night, along with a late night, red wine and whisky, most of us slept in quite late this morning. Paul managed to sneak out and go to one … Continue reading

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Disappointingly there were no egg cups.

Saturday February 27 – Valencia, Spain. We were well warned before we left London that Valencia can be surprisingly cold in the night, and we were surprisingly cold at night. We had to use the heater in our room to … Continue reading

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Hola de España !

Friday February 26 2016 – Valencia, Spain. Last summer, good friends of ours bought a home in the town of Lliria, 40 minutes away from the centre of Valencia and El and I are joining on a long weekend visit. We … Continue reading

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Adios Espana

Days 242- 48, Sunday – Saturday, 02 -08 September 2012 – Alcaucin No surprises that Sunday was a quiet day, nothing much to do and not very inspired to do it anyway. Though it was cloudy again and by local … Continue reading

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The last training run

Day 241, Saturday 01 September – Alcaucin Another month has just started and my fiftieth is drawing ever closer. I really hated turning thirty, forty just happened and I was not bothered by that at all and now I am … Continue reading

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Another week goes by.

Days 236-240, Monday-Friday 27-31 August 2012 – Alcaucin Another fairly standard and non-eventful week, just how I like them! On Monday I started painting the downstairs of No 20, balustrades – if I never see another one it will not … Continue reading

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Training run or trainee bank robber

Days 233-235, Friday-Sunday, 24-26 August 2012, Alcaucin. Friday was work day ! The sun is starting to rise a lot later now so being on the job at 7:00 am is just not much use anymore. I had a quick … Continue reading

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