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General musings and information from Alan & Elle.

Instagram competition – July 2017 winner
 August 5, 2017  Elle Draper

Instagram competition – July 2017 winner

We are currently running an Instagram competition. August’s is now well underway but we thought you may like to see July’s winner too!…

Ssshhh… don’t tell Alan!
 May 15, 2017  Elle Draper

Ssshhh… don’t tell Alan!

Ssshhh… don’t tell Alan! He’s away in England at the moment, caring for an elderly family member. I felt it was about time we gave…

10k followers on Facebook
 February 24, 2017  Elle Draper

10k followers on Facebook

We have just reached 10k followers on Facebook – thank you to you all! We love Facebook and it is our pleasure to keep bringing…

We’re not lucky to live in Spain
 February 22, 2017  Elle Draper

We’re not lucky to live in Spain

We British and Irish are frequently told that we are lucky to live in Spain, but we’re not! Here we look at exactly why luck…

America First. Spain Second! VIDEO
 February 10, 2017  Alan Gandy

America First. Spain Second! VIDEO

By now you have probably seen the video ‘Holland Second’ where the Dutch Government (actually it’s a comedy show that made the video) appeal to…

 Alan Gandy

And the winner of the Spain Buddy 2016 travel photography competition is….

And the winner of the Spain Buddy 2016 travel photography competition is….

Congratulations to Li Na Ngan, the winner of the Spain Buddy 2016 travel photography competition with this image of the Northern Lights taken in Fairbanks, Alaska. The image, along with seventeen other finalists selected by the judges, gained the most public votes on our Facebook page.

 Elle Draper

What Spanish monsters lurk under your bed?

What Spanish monsters lurk under your bed?

It occurred to me today that I didn’t know much about Spanish monsters. I didn’t know about their equivalent of the bogeyman… or even the humphries that terrified me as a child (look out look out there’s a humphrey about).

 Alan Gandy

‘Love locks’, are you a vandal?

‘Love locks’, are you a vandal?

All over Spain and the rest of the world these ‘so called ‘love locks’ are coming to be a real problem. If you’re not familiar with the concept, it’s where (usually tourists) clamp cheap padlocks bearing their names to any suitable structure (for example: chains along the seafront, bridges and railings etc.) en masse creating […]

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