Tag Archives: Spain

Slings and arrows

It’s not often that I find an actual maker of a model during my research at the Science Museum but today I did. And not only did I find his name but also his life story. An extraordinary life, at … Continue reading

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The rain didn’t help

After a long and meaningful deliberation, Mirinda has come to the conclusion that she hates Madrid. Possibly the whole of Spain. She hates the queues, the rain, the fact that everyone speaks Spanish loudly and aggressively. She’s read on Trip … Continue reading

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Espania

No builders this morning.  I have no idea why.  The last time I saw Paul (Wednesday) he said he’d see me today.  Carole picked us up in the taxi at 11am and there was no sign of the builders.  I … Continue reading

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And so, to Spain

Madrid is back on. We leave on Friday and I’m back on Monday while Mirinda will be back after speaking at her conference. The organisers insisted that she be there. So, I quickly saw to flights being booked, hotel organised … Continue reading

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Very cold revenge

For the last few days, the Spanish government have been playing a very petty game. They suddenly instituted very strict searches of cars crossing into Gibraltar. According to a news report I heard, they didn’t actually search the cars, they … Continue reading

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Buried

I’m still not feeling 100% and, consequently, I had another granny nap this afternoon. I’m not sure what the matter is but I get all lethargic, my head starts to ache and my nose starts to run. A summer cold, … Continue reading

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