Thursday 13 June 2013
Where have 10 days gone? I don’t know, but I do know that it’s getting hotter every day now. We now have to make sure we take some water, even if we are only going for a short walk. On the plus side, you really feel you have earned that beer!
Monday 3 June 2013
If you follow our Facebook page you may have seen that I have been in England while Jill has been holding the fort here. Well, normal service has been resumed. Jill still does all the work, but I am here lending moral support! We have a very good system. Jill does all the work and I entertain the guests. I wonder who is getting the better deal?
Thursday 23 May 2013
I don’t comment on all of our guests – that would be impossible – but I do like to mention some of them here. Two delightful Canadians stayed here last night. They had been invited to a wedding in Granada and decided to make a proper holiday of it. They went to the Barcelona F1 Grand Prix, then did quite a tour of Spain, including “Rural” Spain, before the wedding. They head back to Canada next week. I hope they recognise themselves here. James and Marisa (see last week’s post) have hardly moved from the roof terrace. They go home tomorrow. We will miss them.
Thursday 16 May 2013
I forgot to mention in my last post. Although we will have a house full of bikers for a week from tomorrow, our son and his wife also arrive tomorrow for a week. Will they be a help or a hindrance? Watch this space.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Our Irish friends leave us tomorrow. Their flight is at 7:15am, so we need to leave here at 4:30am. No beer for me tonight! Then we have a couple of free days before the next group – bikers! Not just overnight, though. They are using us as a base and spending a week exploring the area.
Monday 6 May 2013
Well, Jill got back more-or-less safely. She fell and bashed her head and blacked her eye on the first day she was in England, but didn’t tell me until the day before she came home. Followers of this blog will know Jill fell and broke her arm in England last Christmas, and fell again when we were back this Christmas, so she doesn’t have a good track record for standing up!
Saturday 27 April 2013
I’m “Home Alone” this week, so I have been out taking some photos this morning (it sure beats doing all those jobs I’m supposed to be doing!) Have a look on my Los Arcos Facebook page. Just follow the link.
Monday 22 April 2013
We have become a regular stop off for bikers doing tours of Andalucía. Seven of them stayed here last night, all Dutch. They are all great guys. They arrive, settle in on the roof with a few beers, eat everything Jill puts in front of them, are very appreciative of everything we do for them, and are gone by 10 O’clock in the morning.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Another week has flown by. We are really busy here with walking every day and dinner every night. I managed to get a sunburnt neck out walking on Monday, so I’m taking even more care than usual in future.
Wednesday 10 April 2013
As predicted on my Los Arcos Facebook page last week, summer started today. As I type this update it is nearly 4:30 in the afternoon, and it is hot – not just pleasant but hot. That’s probably it now until October or November. It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it.
Monday 1 April 2013
I think I have mentioned before, but we have had quite a wet spring. The forecast for the next week or so is changeable, but the temperature is creeping up. Those two meteorological phenomena combined are bringing out the very best wild flowers. Everywhere is starting to look like a meadow garden.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
A lovely walk followed by beer and tapas. The ironing’s done too, so now I can sit back and relax.
Friday 22 March 2013
I can’t believe it is 10 days since my last report! We have been busy entertaining – have a look at our Facebook page. Jill is the master (or should that be mistress?) of the Curry Night. I eat her food every day and even I have been impressed. On the weather front, it is becoming more spring-like every day. The wild flowers are already starting to bloom. It looks like being a bumper year.
Tuesday 12 March 2013
My small van needs testing early next month, so I have booked it in for a pre-test check. Every time I start the engine it looks as though a new Pope has been elected, so I had better get it fixed so as not to confuse things.