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Try looking in the monthly archives. November 2015

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No Thanksgiving but plenty of fiestas

Thanksgiving in the USA is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November and commemorates the event that Americans commonly call the ‘First Thanksgiving’. This was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in 1621. This […]

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Around and about

So many of you have been asking about the environment here in our part of Spain that I thought that I had better answer your questions in a post.
Our home is in the province of Almeria in southern Spain, between […]

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Washing machine, doctor, car and cats

Right on time, just before 6pm, the doorbell rang. It was the man delivering and installing our new washing machine that we bought only the previous night.
I told him exactly where it needed to be installed and left him to […]

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Thanksgiving: Delicious meal and more

 

Yesterday was the fourth Thursday in November which, as all Americans know, is the day they celebrate Thanksgiving; a federal holiday that commemorates the ‘first thanksgiving’.
One day during the fall (autumn) of 1621, four settlers were sent to hunt for […]

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New life, new home and new car

Before I say anything else, Lisa and I would like to wish all Americans, especially members of our family, a very Happy Thanksgiving.
Well our first full day in our new Spanish home promised to be a busy one and so […]

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A lot done but new priorities appear

Today is our first full day in our new home. Much to do today, including finishing the remainder of the unpacking and finding the right places to put everything away, trying to arrange a firm date and time to collect […]

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In new home but much more to do

Bright colours, sun and mountains. The view from one of our living room windows today.
Yayy, we are in! Lisa and I today, finally, completed our move to our dream home in Spain. OK, we have been here since the 15th […]

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Moving today

Hi, Tuesday morning and we are moving into our own place here in Spain. I’ll be back with a proper post later – assuming broadband is up and running there.
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Busy Monday for settlers

Ok, Monday morning was extremely busy as Lisa and I, with the help of Barry, managed to open a joint account with a Spanish bank, register with the local medical centre and make our first appointment to see a doctor, […]

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How are we doing? Take a look

Just a brief update for those who are following the progress that Lisa and I are making as we settle into our new lifestyle in Spain.
My love has an extremely sore leg at the moment but has visited a pharmacy […]

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