So – Sarah Porter – What can I say?
It’s true that the day after you get bad news is a little bit easier. Just a little, though. Memories have been flashing in my mind all day yesterday and … Continue reading
LET THE FUN BE-GIN!!! Until it ends.
Summer girls have come and gone. We had a glorious time as we do every year. They went exploring this year in a way they hadn’t done before. They say … Continue reading
The Noos case began today. Despite a plethora of pre-trial motions the charges against Princess Cristina were not dismissed. Also in Spain, the Taula case is taking shape. It involves 30 … Continue reading
The Blue Jasmine Doctrine
Yesterday El Pais live streamed the pre-trial motions in the Noos case and I watched most of it. I’m not sure why I find it so interesting, I suppose it just represents a … Continue reading
Lunch at the Grand Balcon
Sunday we went to lunch at the Grand Balcon. It’s been open for over 100 years. The back of the wine list is an amusing page of little notes and … Continue reading
UK growth revised downwards. Spanish stocks fall. Oil & gold at record lows.
And there are more floods in Britain. That’s what I get for reading the news every morning. Oh, and a British muslim family was not allowed to board an aeroplane … Continue reading
The head spinning Spanish election results
Spanish politics are in chaos! Hurray! There was no absolute majority for any party. Forming a government won’t be easy for any of them. On the right are the PP … Continue reading
The Shark Tank; A Sigh of Relief
I’ve been reading the Spanish newspapers during the past days and feeling an enormous amount of relief- in regards to being where I am now. I feel safe in a way … Continue reading
Harsh, but – No more Dukes of Palma.
In tomorrow’s BOE, there will appear the news that the title of Duchess of Palma is revoked from the Infanta (Princess) Cristina of Spain. Felipe VI has very high standards. … Continue reading
No time for fear, but still-
We were invited to dinner last night. It was lovely. Everything was beautiful, everyone amusing, the food was superb. Today the weather was glorious, 18 degrees and sun. Now the moon … Continue reading
Finished packing books and cd’s. Mike actually did the bulk of it before he left. We still have to do the more fragile crystal and porcelain table lamps. There’s also … Continue reading
Here we go!
Mike has picked up the new car in Barcelona and is now in Alicante having the seats re-upholstered in black leather. He’ll be back Wednesday evening- and then there’s still packing … Continue reading