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Learning new skills

Since moving here we have learnt so many new things, mostly on the hoof as we’ve had something that needs doing!

I’ve always had a love of learning, and in the past have done so many diplomas and courses to expand my knowledge – and usually nothing to do with my job at the time! 658 palabras más

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Heatwaves and wildfires

As if Spain wasn’t hot enough in summer (we average around 36 degrees in July and August), we’re now getting ready for what could be a historic heatwave. 547 palabras más

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Living on the edge of society

Although our finca is only 1km from the village, most days it might as well be 100km away! And we like that, it’s what we wanted. 1.127 palabras más

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Cars in the campo

As part of selling all of our belongings before coming to Spain, we also sold the car, as it had a loan on it that we wanted to clear. 769 palabras más

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Tips for surviving hot weather!

Summer, after a bit of a stuttering start, properly arrived last week. Suddenly, wham, mid 30’s! Nighttime temperatures are now around 20 degrees too – usually by the end of July these will rise to 26-27 at night. 1.040 palabras más

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Things we love and hate about living here!

Whilst outside doing some washing this afternoon, being hounded by flies, it got me thinking about the top five things we love and hate most about living here – some on the list are relevant to our particular location whilst others are more general about Spain! 561 palabras más

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Cleaning in the campo ...

I’ve always been very house proud, I mean for goodness sake I used to iron dusters! Ive always tried to look my best too – I’m no stunner by a long chalk, but a bit of makeup, clean styled hair etc, nice clothes etc were always important. 1.278 palabras más

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