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Granada – The Albaicin and Sacromonte

We have just returned from spending a couple of nights in Granada. Here are some photos, taken by Digby, most of which are of the Albaicin and Sacromonte. The first photo is of the Alhambra from Sacromonte. It is not … Continue reading

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The Bodegas of Laujar and Market in Almócita

Yesterday morning we drove up to Laujar de Andarax. Here they have had more rain recently than we have in the lower valleys and the countryside was looking fresh and beautiful. Now spring is at its best up here and … Continue reading

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Our Garden In April

Here are some photos taken of my garden yesterday. When we moved here last summer the house already had a lovely garden but it had been a little neglected. Over the last few months we have been trimming the shrubs … Continue reading

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Shiba and Bobby

The puppy we found abandoned in the River Andarax last week is doing well. She is now eating special puppy food as well as taking her milk formula which she is now able to lap. Her eyes are beginning to … Continue reading

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Left to die in the river

Friday afternoon, while we were walking with our two dogs, Bobby and Blanquita, alongside the Rio Andarax from our home, we heard the plaintive cry of an animal. We thought it was a cat in distress but we could see … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz de Marchena – Flora and Geology

Yesterday, on a beautiful spring morning, we took a circular walk around the hills behind the village of Santa Cruz de Marchena. We started the walk along the rambla at the far edge of the village and followed the track … Continue reading

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El Pequeño Gabriel

Both Las Negras, where we used to live, and the nearby, tiny village of Las Hortichuelas, which we know well, are in a state of shock and dismay following the discovery of the body of Gabriel, aged just eight, in … Continue reading

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