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... there and screams. Cute Daniel, the artist, who is forever stealing my board pen and drawing all over the white board. Vacant Marcos who will eventually play chunky-bully-side-kick to the manipulatively good-looking psychopath in high school, his eyes occasionally flicker with life as he gives me an answer in Spanish before returning to standby mode.
Leaving the worst to last, Pablo. Pablo requires a paragraph to ...
... led astray by the excellent value of the Menu Del Dia (or more likely the wine that came with it), the Gin & Tonic that was served in something the size of a goldfish bowl, the vat of Brandy and Baileys or maybe the Jack Daniels or two served at the Country & Western night. The local bar owners do seem to have a very heavy hand, which made for a heavier head the following morning and some amusement for us all. Reading the local classified ...
... unfortunately after one glorious day of sun, we were beset by thunderstorms - with some of the most dramatic lightning I've ever seen - and floods, making the festival a rather damp affair.
Since the festival, the weather has returned to its more normal beautiful state - I believe we have a high of 28º today - and life is a little quieter. A large number of cruise ships (mostly British) have come and gone and a ...
And the teaching? I love it. Even my one class of 7 year old devil-children is growing on me. I consider myself lucky when the others talk about their kids' classes and of biting, scratching, bleeding and even barking, when all I've had to contend with (apart from the incessant 101 decibel din) are bouncing erasers and little Paola who won't utter a word.
When I'm back in my West Side Story retreat I've noticed I talk to myself less now, happy for the peace.
... br> north coast of Spain. New territory for us, and we did find a couple of decent
beaches away from the main coastal "resort" towns which are appalling places. You
would think you were on a different planet, and not just across the border from
France where they make an effort by using flowers to soften harsh streetscapes.
Spanish rural villages have at the very least a good sized
church (full of appallingly gruesome, and ...