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POSTCARD FROM MARBELLA – CHINESE FLU: THE GREAT DELUSION

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I haven’t blogged about the Chinese Flu for some time, so a bit of a rant about the idiotic dogma that’s currently being propagated by Blighty is probably timely. If you’ve read any of my previous corona blogs, you will … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM MARBELLA: ON THE ROAD.

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Amig@s! We made it. After six days, three and a half thousand kilometres across a post-lockdown Europe, we pull into Marbs. So what was it like … what’s going on where you might fancy a holiday you’re wondering … or … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM MARBELLA

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I’m back in Spain for the summer, frantically working on the marketing for the August 1st launch of Losing The Plot and trying to put ink on the blank pages of my new novel, Saving Dave. Now, much as I … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — Ireland V Poland?

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Then I’m laying out my winter clothes and wishing I was gone… Going home… Where the Polish City winters aren’t bleeding me… Leading me… Going home… Yes, amigo, you’ve guessed it! It’s with something approaching euphoria that I write my … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — TEN REASONS WHY POLAND BEATS SPAIN AS A PLACE TO LIVE

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A couple of days ago I posted a picture on Facebook showing the weather in Marbella and the weather in Brzeg. If you didn’t catch it, it’s here. I added a comment to the post: ‘Lovely day here in Brzeg… … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING… THE JOY OF STAYING PUT

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Chicos, I haven’t blogged for a while — you may, or you may not, have noticed. There are two reasons for this. Firstly, I have been working flat out on my novel — Compound 19 — which is now completed … Continue reading

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Understanding Spain — back on the road again

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I’m back on the road again. Well actually, at the minute I’m at sea. My fellow shipmates and I have just set sail from Bilbao for the second time in as many hours, having had to return to port due … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING SPAIN — SPANISH RUGBY. At last… a win for Trocadero Marbella Rugby Club!

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Okay… this is, pure and simply a rugby blog. And so, if Rugby (like cars) isn’t your bag… look away now. Marbella 34, Club de Rugby Athlético Portuenese 12 Marbella 1st XV recorded their first league victory in five outings … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING SPAI…LITERATURE

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“Anyone who thinks that life is fair,” Richard M. Nixon once said, “has been seriously misinformed.” So, as I’m sitting on the toilet Monday morning — as is my wont and my joy to do so — checking the weekend’s … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING SPAIN — The rain in Spain falls… mainly on a bloody Bank Holiday

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Before I begin this blog I’m going to tell you how proud I am of my daughter. I know there’s nothing worse that those hyperbolic zealots who insert the ‘round robin’ into the charity Christmas card informing you how just … Continue reading

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