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“Go South”, They Said.

“It will be warmer’, they said.

“Spain is the place”, they said.

So we did! The further south we went the colder it got!

We are now in Salamanca, it is almost midday as I write this, the sun is shining but the trees are still white with frost. 813 more words


Cocktail sausage sized dogs

When we were examining the possibility of buying our new house, we both were aware that we were, in UK terms, at least, going to be fairly far from the sea. 737 more words

Hollywood's favourite couple spotted in the Basque country...

So, a lot has happened since my last post. From trips to Spain, hungover train journeys and my very first Thanksgiving, there has never been a dull moment!! 361 more words


Biarritz Grande Plage, France

Discipline: Surf

Difficulty: Intermediate/Expert

Location: 64200 Biarritz, France

For the perfect mix between the SoCal surf culture and French living, head to Biarritz in the south-west coast of France. 123 more words


Old world elegance in Biarritz, France

This past summer, a holiday in France’s Pays Basque saw us for the first time  in elegant, seaside Biarritz.

I’ve always been curious to visit this well-heeled watering hole. 388 more words


Moles, oui, sanglier, non

Well, good news. Another plump robin has appeared to replace the one that Madame le Chat savagely mangled. We have ordered her a collar with a spangly bell just to give the critters a fighting chance. 649 more words


‘ Ce vie és trés bizarre ’, as a friend of mine once told me. Visiting some other places and beyond, there is much about the feeling for sure but what if I’m also interested on the people that live in. 152 more words