About the Author

Alan Gandy

Alan, along with Elle, is the owner of Spain Buddy. He was born in the North of England (Lancashire) and travelled extensively before eventually settling in Almería. Alan has 3 sons from the first of his 18 marriages, (Sam, Joe & Ben) who are all now adults. You can read more articles by Alan on his personal blog at AlanGandy.com and see more of his photography on his photography website as well as on Flickr and Instagram. Also, for less than the price of a cup of coffee each month you can help support Alan's photography (and get some freebies into the bargain). Click here to visit his Patreon page to find out more.


  1. Alf
    September 7, 2013 @ 4:32 pm

    I can imagine the order to the waiter, ” una leche leche para mí, y un pequeño conejo de mi pájaro por favor.” a leche leche for me, and a small rabbit for my bird please. No apologies needed for the picture quality, it’s a beautiful bird. My apologies for the google translation.

  2. Alan Gandy Alan Gandy
    September 7, 2013 @ 6:01 pm

    The stray cats that hang out there were keeping their distance! :)

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