Keith on March 12th, 2013

We have been following the above, shocked by the level of disruption in and around Dover and Kent in general. The focus of our attention are thoughts for friends and family who are suffering.  We have, along with others we suspect, questioned the lack of, or, inadequate actions of the various authorities, (all those highly paid officials [...]

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Keith on March 11th, 2013

Just watched the U. K. news and weather forecast, minus 3° in U. K.  Here 29.7° in the shade.

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Keith on March 10th, 2013

For sale in a market, a sign. SOMETIMES I WAKE UP GRUMPY.  SOMETIMES I LET HIM SLEEP. Jan was tempted to buy it.  If Ann had been there they would conspired and it would have been in the bag. Can’t think who they had in mind!

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Keith on March 3rd, 2013

We have heard many warnings about the processionary caterpillar found around pine trees in Spain, today, for the first time, we saw some.  They get their name from the habit of moving in lines, nose to tail. The longest line was eight feet,(has to be imperial), Keith’s feet are in inches. Given that each caterpillar is [...]

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Keith on March 3rd, 2013

GOOD NEWS. Today, Sunday, we decided to go for a long walk at a parque natural at Gran Alicant, between Santa Pola and Alicante.  Overcast with a light breeze is was  warm and comfortable, just right for a walk and some birding.  The good news?  several species of what we in the U K call [...]

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Keith on March 2nd, 2013

Today, Saturday, is the local market, all sorts on offer, we go for the fruit and veg.  The nice thing is to walk through the market and choose from a selection of stalls, reverse the route, and make our purchases, purchased enough for the week. Good to be able to buy as much or as little as you need. The market [...]

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