112- Progress?

112-1-LaPenaYou 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 Indian’s Head (or Charles de Gaulle rock) it is visible for miles, a way-marker for those travelling north-south between Córdoba and Málaga, or east-west between Granada and Sevilla. Continue reading


111 – Lighting-Up Time

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. Continue reading

110 – The Wedding Present

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. Continue reading