Monthly Archives: May 2014

Nothing matters, why should it?

“It is a most certain truth, that the richer we see ourselves to be, confessing at the same time our poverty, the greater will be our progress, and the more real our humility.” St Teresa of Avila (1515-1582) It has … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not

“…We throw away without a sense of responsibility; without guilt or shame; without acknowledging the dignity of the Earth that has given of itself for our so-called gain. We spite the Mother that has done nothing but provide for our … Continue reading

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Human rights gone wrong

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” Anonymous All looks calm and peaceful doesn’t it? Early summer … Continue reading

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The rape of the land

During that first week of our invasion, the works continued at a relentless pace.  The squeaky digger made perilous journeys up and down the crevasse, scraping away at the banks of loose soil to form a temporary hard standing. When I … Continue reading

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Diggers, denuncias and Freddie fox

As I plodded downstairs and put the kettle on for our early morning cuppa, I peered out of the kitchen window and there he was; Freddie fox in all his exquisite glory.  He was on the olive terrace, just above the … Continue reading

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Under siege

After about ten days of a very strange virus indeed, I am this morning making the first faltering steps towards Recovery.  I don’t feel I’m out of the woods yet, and still have some lingering and persistent health niggles, but … Continue reading

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Ode to Joy Foggie style

Our friend Anna was making the long trek from Nerja to bring her very best friends to meet us and take a look around Foggie.  Barbara and Roy hadn’t been told anything about the place, so I wondered just what this couple … Continue reading

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