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114 – Vete a Dormir (Go To Sleep)  Posted on 08/14/2014
Twenty-five years ago I crawled out of a tent in the Sinai Desert at midnight, hoicked my rucksack onto my back, and followed our camels in the age-old pilgrimage from St Catherine’s Monastery to the summit of Mount Sinai.  You...
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113 – More Than a Foreigner  Posted on 08/07/2014
Of course it’s quite fun at first, isn’t it?  Being “the foreigner”, having a bit of a laugh with neighbours about one’s bad Spanish, apologising all the time, and realising that the sentence you can...
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112- Progress?  Posted on 07/31/2014
You see the famous rock near Antequera from every direction.  From the flat plains it juts up, suddenly and harshly.  Known to the Spanish as la Peña de los Enamorados (the lovers’ rock) and to many as the...
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112- Progress?  Posted on 07/31/2014
You see the famous rock near Antequera from every direction.  From the flat plains it juts up, suddenly and harshly.  Known to the Spanish as la Peña de los Enamorados (the lovers’ rock) and to many as the...
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111 – Lighting-Up Time  Posted on 07/15/2014
It’s hot.  July and August in Spain – it’s hot.  Seriously hot.  40°C is forecast for today. So at around 6 or 7pm there’s nothing better than firing up the barbecue. Out in the campo, it means...
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111 – Lighting-Up Time  Posted on 07/15/2014
It’s hot.  July and August in Spain – it’s hot.  Seriously hot.  40°C is forecast for today. So at around 6 or 7pm there’s nothing better than firing up the barbecue. Out in the campo, it means...
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110 – The Wedding Present  Posted on 07/03/2014
Actually, wedding presents were completely and utterly banned.  So it wasn’t a wedding present.  It was just a random present for a lovely friend who happened to be getting married to another lovely friend. Whatever it was...
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110 – The Wedding Present  Posted on 07/03/2014
Actually, wedding presents were completely and utterly banned.  So it wasn’t a wedding present.  It was just a random present for a lovely friend who happened to be getting married to another lovely friend. Whatever it was...
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109 – Just Sitting  Posted on 06/25/2014
If there’d been a World Cup for sitting, Spain would have won it.  It’s a daily activity and it is taken almost to an art form.  The best thing about sitting, is the practising. Every Andulcían pueblo has its...
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109 – Just Sitting  Posted on 06/25/2014
If there’d been a World Cup for sitting, Spain would have won it.  It’s a daily activity and it is taken almost to an art form.  The best thing about sitting, is the practising. Every Andulcían pueblo has its...
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