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Unnatural obsessions

I am not unwont, every now and then, to do a little selfie..i wouldn’t exactly say i get very obsessive with it – tho i can repeat and delete up to twenty times and later spend maybe half an hour … Continue reading

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Summer in the Pyrenees – Valle de Estós

Just back from a couple of weeks in the Pyrenees..where we were able to escape to some extent from the oven-like experience of this Summer in the center of the Peninsula. Not to say that it was especially cool up … Continue reading

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Ireland: the West is the best!

Two weeks spent in Ireland this Summer confirmed several things for me. Firstly, the Greeks and Romans, who surely saw the outer Atlantic island as a dark and wintry place and called it names like Scotia and Hibernia, were right. … Continue reading

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Back..to the furnace!

Just got back to Spain yesterday, after two weeks in Ireland where the temperatures never reached much above 18-19ºC, and..it was the hottest day of the Summer! Ok, it’s normally not too warm in Éire but this year August has … Continue reading

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From the heights of Summer to the depths of Winter

This is one of my favourite photos from this past Winter. It gives me great solace, in the heat of Summer, to allow memory to overflow imagination and let the mind wallow in deep snow. Not that i’m suffering too … Continue reading

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Cool Summer..again!

As i’ve said so many times in the past on this blog, i often suffer thru the Summer in Spain. Some years it’s better, others it’s worse..when the temperatures soar, putting up with the heat day after day can be … Continue reading

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Krazy with a kapital K? – Guadarrama ski..in August!

Often when i tell people from outside of the Peninsula that i ski fifty plus days a year (well, in good years at least) in the center of Spain, they look at me like i suddenly sprouted a second head. … Continue reading

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