Browsing Posts published in January, 2013

Last week we attended a performance of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. Mid-January seemed like a strange time for a Christmas story but we thought it might be fun. It was performed by a small theater group here in Mojacar, all British. I grew up listening to the dramatized version on an LP record with actor […]

Our sport of soccer is known as football in the rest of the world, or in Spanish speaking countries, fútbol. American football is only found in the United States. Max loves the pace and skill of world football and had looked forward to watching games frequently here during our Spanish sojourn. It had been one […]

Sunday Lunch

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It was a surprise to arrive in Spain and find that many of the top rated restaurants serve English food, especially for Sunday lunch. There are signs in front of many places advertising Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding or Sunday Carvery. Most of the restaurants offer daily specials, three courses for a set price, a […]

We walked down the hill from our apartment this morning to see the sunrise over the sea. It is a lovely sight to watch the gradual lightness turn into streaks of pink and finally the sun appear over the horizon. We enjoyed it with coffee sitting at a little outdoor cafe at the foot of […]


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Hi-a-tus: Noun 1. a break or interruption in the continuity of a work, series, action, etc. 2. a missing part; gap or lacuna 3. any gap or opening. There has been a hiatus in this blog. When last I wrote, it was about downsizing. That is over a month ago. A lot has happened since then, […]