Monthly Archives: September 2011

The wrath of can’t…

I’m sitting here in front of my rather aging Mac, dispersing the clouds of bitter, acrid, burnt memories, which revolve around ‘it’s not fair!’. So what sparked this ire? Well, listening and reading about the usual moaning about people who … Continue reading

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Composer of the week (26th September 2011) Antonio Vivaldi BBC Radio 3

I sat in the lounge, open mouthed, on hearing the account of the famous musical historian H C Robbins Landon, who wrote of his astonishment on hearing some music in a New York shop. He stood there, unwilling to move … Continue reading

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The last day at the beach this year?…

We went to the beach at the beginning of September. I was carefully checking the meteogalicia site to see if there would be a day – just one day, when the winds would be breezes and the clouds just a … Continue reading

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Work, rest and work…

September is the Vendimia month – the month when those people with vines, pick their grapes and hope for a decent harvest. We helped our neighbour pick theirs last year and we offered to help this year and it was … Continue reading

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It’s been quite busy the last week or so…kits and chicks

We were given a gorgeous kitten by my friend Felicia. He’s fudge coloured with toffee coloured stripes and dots on his tummy. We call him Harry. He was ill last week. He went from well to unwell over night. He … Continue reading

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When things don’t exactly go so well…¡Carallo!

Being perpetually poor, we struggle from month to month. Living in Galicia is on the whole cheaper than the UK, but there are some things that are more expensive. Telefonica have us at their whim. The landline charge is extortionate, … Continue reading

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