Recent Posts


A long, long time ago, before all of our spare physical energy and free time became dominated by farm work, we used to spend a week or two every year skiing, normally somewhere in the Alps… While I began going on winter sports holidays from a very young age, Dido, for contractual reasons (to avoid … Continue reading PARALLEL TURNS AND COMIC TURNS


BLOOD, SWEAT AND TOIL IN THE AXARQUIA* Having just returned from another fortnight stint working our finca in the Axarquian mountains, sporting our latest collection of cuts, bruises and aching muscles, I was reminded of the wise words that head this post, uttered by the late lamented Fred, an early, fellow British, expatriate neighbour. Fred, … Continue reading “SPAIN ‘URTS”


32 YEARS ON… Dido and I met on New years Day 1989, and two years later, considering my appaling memory for cellebratory dates, we decided to get married on New Year’s Eve, to ensure I would never forget our anniversary. So far, thank goodness, it’s worked, and so today, I remember fondly, that at about … Continue reading NYE MEMORIES

More Posts