We have fallen extremely lucky in our next door neighbour to our rental cave – Brian (I think Suzi has adopted him as an extended family member). He has been here for about 20 years and developed his and the ad-joining cave into beautiful living areas rich in outside areas and, at the last count, […]

Cave hunting

Apologies for not writing in a few days but we have been exploring and looking at potential property to buy and it has been quite tiring but very enjoyable. So on Wednesday and Thursday we looked at 6 properties with two different estate agents and using a list of requirements we devised we have cut […]

Shopping trip to Granada

Yesterday we decided to take a trip to our nearest big city, Granada, and associated retail park. There were some things we required that could not be sourced from the local towns and markets but also we wanted to determine the time it would take to get there. Granada is roughly 100km away from our […]

Trip to the lake

Today we decided that we should explore lake Negratin so off we went to look for the hot spa at Banos de Zujar. The lake is about a 40 minute drive from our little hamlet of Los Olivos and you climb up into the mountains before seeing the lake….this is a stunning colour due to […]

Lifestyle decisions in España

Having a think about ideas for when we are settled. Suzi obviously has her on-line business – Ready2role so I need something to keep me occupied. If we get enough land I am determined to keep a couple of pigs – Sausage & Bacon, chickens and grow some fruit & vegetables. But as well as […]

Welcome to Spain

Well everybody here we are! Leading up to retirement last year I bored everyone with my plans of selling up and moving to España, well that part is now reality! It took 14 months from retiring to sell our house and arrange our move, but as of Monday 7th august 2017 we are renting a […]