Galway! Níl Gaeilge agam. Ba mhaith liom. Is é tír na seacht ríthe ireann. Agus is í Gaillimh bród dóibh siúd go léir. There is an energy to the City of the Tribes that makes you want to dance as soon as you land. The wind from the sea, the liveliness of the people, the sheer energy of the city makes your legs dance, your heart beat and your lungs start to sing. Preferable not Continue reading Whereupon we visit the Treibheanna na Gaillimhe
You may remember that back in the heydays of Juan Enciso, the ex-mayor of El Ejido (now retired, enjoying the 200 million euros he pinched from the townhall vaults), the town of El Ejido booked the Rolling Stones to play. This was back in 2006. However, shortly before they were to play, a coconut fell on Keith Richards head, and they had to cancel. Well, the current mayor of El Ejido has discovered that the Continue reading Rolling Stones owe El Ejido 2 million euros…. and cost them a further 3 million!
I was lucky enough to win something that wasn’t the premium bonds – Chris Marshall’s “comment of the month” competition! Now Chris is not just an all round nice chap, he’s also the second (or eighth, depends how you work it out!) most popular chap in Spain according to Twitter.com. He moved to Almerimar quite a few years ago now with his all round decent egg wife Sands (who spends her spare time neutering cats). Continue reading Crikey, I won something!