Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fungus fun, living dangerously, free food!

I’ve been collecting fungi for a long time. I feel quite confident now in my fungi identification skills and I’m not dead yet. Last year was the first year that we ate Boletus Luridiformis. This is a fine boletus, with … Continue reading

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Ribeira Sacra Memories; lives and tales from the years before the death of Franco

I have a very good friend, who to aid my conversational Spanish and Galego, tells me about her family life and how the people of the Ribeira Sacra lived in the days of Franco. She is a few months older … Continue reading

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One thousand and ninety five days

It’s the third anniversary of the day that our lives changed forever, three years since we arrived at our house here in central Galicia. We bought this house in 2004 and looked forward to the day that we would move … Continue reading

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