As we were in cowboy country we wore stetsons and went to the rodeo, we drank beer and ate smoked brisket and beans.
Some time ago a small monkey in a tiny sheepskin coat was found wandering around an IKEA store in Canada.
Having three passports may seem excessive.
Gorgeous George and his tattoos.
Married on 30 May 2007 in Ezkurra, Navarra.
Married on 3 September 1983 in Hong Kong
Married in April 1978 in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Married on 18 October 1976 in Richmond-upon-Thames, Surrey
Married on 7 September 1969 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire
I had my nose waxed the other day.
Last month I had my second covid jab and my first heart attack.
Ina and Godfrey Part Four
Ina and Godfrey Part Three
Ina and Godfrey Part Two
Being in the Basque country means doing without some of the new-fangled inventions of the 21st century such as satellite TV and broadband internet connection.
The festival is said to originate from the 1830s custom of locals using buckets and hardware from the water pump to mock the soldiers.
Zorionak! That’s Basque for Merry Christmas.
Chewy Duck, the Bobby Sands of Chabola
I never asked to have ducks.
Still the sun is shining, the sky is blue, I don’t pay taxes and I don’t
give a hoot!
I walked out into the street and I’m not sure if I was blinking at the early evening sunshine or the pricking, burning in my eyes.
I don’t know what happened next but I woke up in my tent at 6am feeling as right as rain.
‘Chabola?’ I hear you say, ‘Surely you mean Chombola?’
I have received numerous complaints and rude comments about my address. Now look here, it’s not my fault if I don’t have a simple postal address.
I’ve been tending my vine.
“Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief, Taffy came to my house and stole a leg of beef…”
Tears in my eyes
Cobweb Cottage, Casa Cat Shit call it what you will, it’s my home for the next six months.
It is about 30 miles south from San Sebastian, the same to the north of Pamplona and only 40 miles west of Biarritz.
I have been offered a house way outside the wine region, mid way between Bilbao and San Sebastian but isolated in the middle of the country, surrounded by apple orchards and mountain pasture.