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Following the sun (and the Son) for Easter

Following the sun (and the Son) for Easter

Ah sun, glorious sun. It only took about five minutes before I could feel my sad, dry, pale, quasi-British skin crisping up in the boiling 19 degree heat of Palma de Mallorca and let me tell you, it hurt so good. We had a lovely, long girls’ weekend in this beautiful capital of the Spanish Balearic … Continue reading

Spanish Basque…from pintxos to planted puppies

Spanish Basque…from pintxos to planted puppies

Packing away the scarves and hats from the Fêtes de Bayonne, we took a 30 minute train journey from Biarritz, and La Pays Basque suddenly transformed into El País Vasco. The change is instant. On the Euskotren from Hendaye in France, as soon as we hit Irun in Spain the architecture morphed upwards and palm trees seemed to … Continue reading

Home or Holiday?

Home or Holiday?

Yesterday I was at a crossroads. Literally, I wanted to cross the road. I was walking on the footpath, looked up and noticed a car stopped at the pedestrian crossing…‘what’s going on here?’  Then I realised the car was patiently waiting for ME to approach the crossing and I hadn’t even turned towards it yet. … Continue reading