Just got to love this, while enjoying Spanish sunshine with Easter temperatures in the high 70sF, thinking of family and friends back in the UK: No summer in the UK? Again? Come and get your fill of sunshine in sunny Andalucía.
There can be absolutely no doubt that the area of Andalucía in the south of Spain is a lovely place to visit on holiday. There are many places to visit, fantastic and varying landscapes plus gorgeous Mediterranean beaches. And all this while enjoying the very best of Europe’s weather. Of course, it is … Continue reading Andalucía: Great scenery, fantastic weather and improving accessibility for those with disabilities
Uncertainty is hanging over the heads of people in so many different countries this year as questions relating to their futures are being decided at the ballot box. Well, they should be. In the USA, the various Democratic and Republican candidates are fighting through the primary and caucus system to win enough support to win … Continue reading Everyone’s vote should matter – but does it?
Regular readers of this blog will, by now, be fully aware of my truly international way of life. I am British but, more exactly English by birth but regard myself as Welsh by adoption. My wife of almost five years (we have both been married previously) is American, in particular a New Yorker, and we … Continue reading Time to put Spain on HSCT world map
Weeks of political instability here in Spain, with no government yet to be formed following the December 20 general election and the king’s constitutional role in resolving the situation, has led to the postponement of the March state visit to the UK. The long-awaited royal state visit to the UK has been scrapped, at least … Continue reading Spanish Royal visit to UK postponed; HSCT for MS Gwen Higgs update
It has long been a saying, in fact more than a saying, more like an ancient wisdom but often dismissed as ‘old wives’ tale’, that fish is brain food. And this has been borne out over the years by various scientific studies that have hailed the inclusion of Omega-3 fatty acids as having numerous health … Continue reading Fish really is brain food – for unborn babies
Mammoth black-and-white Killer Whales, the mammals made popular by films such as Free Willy, face the terrible danger of extinction in the seas around Europe. The cause of the problem is of human origin – poisonous chemicals. Like other animals at the top of the food chain, the Killer Whale is particularly at risk of … Continue reading Act now to save Orcas from extinction by chemicals
Poached eggs on the way. It was good to get back behind the wheel this morning and drive for the very first time since the automatic gearbox decided enough was enough on Christmas Eve. It was an early start too. Well, early for me as we needed to be in our nearest town where … Continue reading MS seems affected by sun; great prescription service
As Lisa and I continue to settle into our new way of life in Spain, it is interesting to see not only the correct use of words but also their place in modern usage. Milk is a good, and hopefully humorous, example of what I mean. Milk is a wonderful product that can be prepared in different … Continue reading Words: ‘Leche’, in Spain, can mean more than ‘milk’
Just for a bit of fun, here are a few facts about me that you probably don't already know or don't even want to! Well, you probably know a few but not all of them. 1. My third forename is Hunter, my mother’s maiden name. 2. I was the only one of my parent’s family to be … Continue reading Fun facts to entertain you