Turre water contaminated AGAIN – don’t drink it!

Sulphates in the water? Well, it’s probably just the health department being over cautious. But when the Health Department reckons the water could make you ill, I’d have thought that a little more notice could be given. The Turre townhall, with its usual blasé attitude towards public health and safety, has quietly stuck up a notice in Super Turre telling people that Turre water is contaminated and condemned by the Health Department.

Preparing for the otters of the outer islands…

I’m still concerned about the lack of Otter repellent in El Corte Ingles. When I asked the nice girl in the hunting and fishing department, she just looked blank and offered me some mosquito repellent. No, I explained, I want nutria repellent. She hunted through the database, and eventually came up with some shark repellent. Not quite the same, as this has to disperse in water. By now, I was afflicted with the acute embarrassment Continue reading Preparing for the otters of the outer islands…

SuperTurre fight

Rumours reach me of a disturbance Friday evening in Super Turre. It appears three men (Rumanians were mentioned, although no-one seems 100% sure) were spotted helping themselves to goods. Quite blatently. Two of the lads (Luis the butcher and Enrique) went over to remonstrate. Ended up with Luis’s head pushed through some shelving as the crooks made their getaway. Nothing serious (black eye and a story) but does go to show that you need to Continue reading SuperTurre fight