I love paella. When we buy a house I want an outside stove with a paella ring. Then I'll know we're really living in Spain proper. And I love seafood. When I make paella I mostly use fish and seafood but if there happens to be a spare chorizo sausage languishing in the fridge, I'll... Continue Reading →
Following on from my previous post "Dude, where's my car?" I thought it pertinent to post an update and offer some advice to, hopefully, prevent you getting into the same strife as us. So, hindsight being such a wonderful thing, how do you actually go about registering a car in Spain? First of all, non-residents... Continue Reading →
Finally, we have our car back! Two months and almost €2000 later the SAAB is out on parole complete with shiny new green number plates. The process isn't over yet though - we still have to pass an ITV (MOT equivalent) and then move up to permanent white plates. Apart from having to display the... Continue Reading →
Happy New Year from sunny españa. Managed to eat all 12 grapes with the Bells so looks like it's going to be a good year...! ¡Salud!
This is how our house looks at the moment. Our furniture arrived yesterday - some of it in more pieces than it was before - and we have to now unpack it all. Meh!
Pueblo or Costa? Well, we've been here four months and we've moved again already! I'm starting to feel like a nomad. Before we make the life-changing decision to actually buy a property here we thought it would be a good idea to check the area out, you know to kind of make sure it's the... Continue Reading →
So, you know that feeling you get when you lose your car keys? It's always when you need to be somewhere and you know exactly where you left them but they just don't seem to be there anymore? I had that very feeling this morning. Only it wasn't the car keys that were missing...it was... Continue Reading →
Stewart and I had an oldies-only day trip to Frigiliana recently "to buy Christmas presents"! Or at least that's what we told the girls! In between all that shopping (!) we stopped off for some lunch at a little tapas bar. The little plates of food we picked were some of the tastiest I have... Continue Reading →
This is an easy-peasy one but it seems to go down well with the family so thought I would share. I usually use these little breaded hake bites from the local supermercado but you could use fish fingers, chicken goujons, vegetarian nuggets - whatever takes your fancy. To posh it up for a Saturday night,... Continue Reading →