Monthly Archives: September 2012

Danny MacAskill video. Aaaaah Scotland…oh yeah, and a bike.

link to a great video for homesick me http://www.redbull.co.uk/cs/Satellite/en_UK/Video/Danny-MacAskill-Way-Back-Home-021242926492302

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La Commanderie

Sunday was a lovely surprise: golden September sunshine made the world look a beautiful place. Adela was inspired to ask to visit the chateau La Commanderie, where we ate delicious trout fresh from the ponds and aterwards wandered in the … Continue reading

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supermarket sweep

This is for Rachel, too. When we’re in Spain and can’t be bothered cooking we have a jar of anchovies and a jar of pimientos and make this pincho: Hmm, that does not look as yummy as it should. Anyway, … Continue reading

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a wee trip to San Roque de Riomiera

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photo opportunity, Piquio

  Daniel has declared that when he grows up he wants to be an explorer. Hours of fun can be had at home with Granny’s marvellous globe, but Santander, as usual, can go one better. At the seaward end of … Continue reading

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Identity parade of Santander’s restaurants, cafés, bars (pt 2)

La Pirula, almost impossible to recognise, even when you’ve been going there for more than 15 years! Bodegas Mazon, el Rampalay, and Bar del Puerto. If the streets look a bit deserted its cos it was 10am on a Saturday, a … Continue reading

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Ralph Lauren, ma maaaaan!

From September’s Spanish Elle. One won’t be going for the ‘total look’, methinks.

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