Successes and setbacks takes a tongue in cheek look at how we have fared during our first 4 weeks in both our cave house and Spain in general.
To be honest though, we still don’t know where the last 4 weeks have gone. We are convinced that time runs at a different pace in this part of Spain. A blink of the eye and another day has gone, maybe we need to stop taking so many siestas ?
A year in the life of one foot in the cave takes a look at this years blog entries, along with any updates and reflections that we thought worth sharing.
Although before I start, I have to be honest and say that It seems far too soon to be doing a review of 2016. I do sometimes wonder where time goes ?
After all, we started discussing an eventual move to Spain back in September 2012 (whilst sitting on an agricultural terrace in Machu Picchu, Peru). Back then, we had set a goal of being in Spain by the end of 2016. We will actually be there in January 2017, but I think that in the grand scheme of things we can overlook a couple of weeks !
Anyway, enough of the waffling … here goes and I hope you enjoy the read 🙂 Continue reading →
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No we are not on drugs (not that we will to admit anyway) , neither have we lost the plot (well maybe a little), nor has our site been hacked ! In The horse that ate an iPad we share our top 10 unusual, unexpected and unforseen experiences from our latest trip to our cave house. Continue reading →
How time flies … fast forward 6 months and we were on our way back to Andalucia for a first glimpse of our newly renovated cave.
We were both quietly reflecting on what sight would greet us when we pulled up outside as we had seen no pictures and had no word on the progress of the renovations since meeting the builder back in September last year ( It’s not as bad as it sounds as he was highly recommended and a lack of communication appears to be the Spanish way).
Anyway we need not have worried. Turning the corner there were suddenly 2 very excited people in the car, the caves had been transformed (well the outside at least). The whole exterior of the cave had been patched up and repainted, even the garden had been tidied up ! Continue reading →