My recreational drug!

Finally, after months of saying ‘when I get time I would love to… ’ I confess I have an addiction! I attend a great little art class in beautiful Bedar which is a typical Andalucian village set in the hillside with stunning views out to the Mediterranean.  What more could I need to inspire me […]

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Barking at Sunset

  Yes, this is me, Freddie promenading in Garrucha. All of the other dogs here are tiny so I feel like a bit of a celebrity as everyone wants to stroke me and my master and mistress have asked me to tell my story. This was my excellent life in England. Friends to walk and […]

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Our hidden gem, Antas

Let me take you on a tour of our fabulous local town of Antas which is just a few kilometers from us and twenty minutes from the coast. Our little pueblo of Los Chopos and nearby pueblos of Jauro, Aljariz, El Real, Los Raimundos to name but a few, are all in fact part of […]

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Granada

When so many people tell you a place is great, there is always a chance that your expectations will be too high but Granada doesn’t disappoint at all!! Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Andalucia and only a two and a quarter beautiful drive from us.Of course, we stopped on route […]

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Our Cortijo one year on…

Almost everyday we are doing work on our Spanish home as this was always our planned project. But then everyday we see more we need or would like to do!! Our love for our house can occasionally be bitter sweet when starting a job creates another. Painting walls, is just a small example, where it is […]

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Our first fiesta of the year !

  With our new neighbours and now friends Kay and Mike, we went to the ‘Los Caballos del Vino’ fiesta in Caravaca. Fantastic, colourful and truly Spanish! Apparently, 700 years ago, the Knights Templar ran up the hill to the Christians, as the city was under siege by Moorish armies. Trying to find uncontaminated water, they […]

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El Encanto de Mojacar Pueblo

Mojacar Pueblo is a true white washed Andalucian village bustling with tourists and residents. The many pretty narrow cobbled streets lead to plazas, cafes, restaurants, art and local craft shops. And the views……..the camera cannot truly capture just how spectacular they are!! In the gorgeous sunshine and heat, sitting in a cafe enjoying cool drinks […]

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Wild West in Almeria !

Back in October, great fun at the Fort Bravo the Spanish ‘Hollywood’ at Tabernas. We were part of ‘The Good, The Bad and the Ugly’, the ‘Magnificent Seven’ , Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and ‘Doctor Who’ for the day. We will return to do the horse riding trails, maybe even stay in a […]

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Andalucian afternoon glow

Late afternoon and walking through the garden towards the newly planted ‘drinks’ tree…………. Anyone for a mojito?

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