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"A welcome haven for us weary travellers.  A place to charge the batteries and enjoy the beauty of Ronda.  The apartment is a home away from home.  Your books, CDs and DVDs were very welcome!  This area to us is the real Spain."
Tricia & Eric Baker
Lower Hutt, New Zealand

New government in Spain - Rajoy’s plans PDF
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 14:00
 

Mariano Rajoy, the Spanish prime minister-elect, has announced his plans to rescue Spain from the doldrums, ahead of his investiture today. In his speech to parliament on Monday the leader of the centre-right Partido Popular promised 12 major legal reforms in the first three months of 2012.

 
Christmas hamper PDF
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 12:00
 

I won our local raffle for a Christmas hamper on Saturday night! Weeks ago I’d bought half a dozen of the numbered spaces on the chart on the wall of the bar of our local hotel, selecting the birthdays of my family. I’d more or less forgotten about it, as Lady Luck rarely comes my way when it comes to raffles and the like.

 
Sorry, Ryanair! PDF
Friday, 16 December 2011 12:00
 

I apologise to Ryanair that I criticise them so much, but they do deserve it don’t they? Have a read of this article in last Saturday’s Independent, written by their travel editor Simon Calder.

 
The Grand Tour PDF
Thursday, 15 December 2011 20:00
 

Hardly Le Grand Tour in its original sense, but over the course of nine days we travelled from our home in Spain to South Germany, from there to London, then Bristol and back home again. A whirlwind visit to see close family before Christmas.

 
10 things we love to hate about low-cost flying PDF
Friday, 09 December 2011 10:00
 

Budget airlines have transformed air travel in the last decade. We can now fly to another country cheaper than the taxi fare to the airport. However, low-cost travel has its disadvantages too ...

 
The pain in Spain PDF
Friday, 09 December 2011 09:00
 

This article about the effect of the recession on British ex-pats living in Spain appeared in the Observer last Sunday. Have a read and see if you recognise the Spain that Duncan Campbell is writing about: www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/04/economic-crisis-the-pain-in-spain. I don't.

 
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Paul Whitelock

Paul is a Joint Honours graduate in Spanish and German, a qualified teacher (PGCE) and has a Member of the Institute of Linguists (MIL) qualification.

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