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... help from the secretary we frantically photocopy pages upon pages of text books while she wanders around the place, joss-stick in hand offering good energies into all the classrooms and chanting 'Don't worry, be happy!'. She's not the one who is going to be covered in little dusty sandal prints in an hour's time.
I was halfway through teaching a pre-intermediate class an upper-intermediate lesson (because it was the only book the Academy had as the lesson began) before ...
... Spain is staggering.
Virtually all the way south from Madrid to the Mediterranean sea, a
considerable distance let me tell you, is devoted to growing olives. Now I like
a virgin as much as the next bloke, but how much virgin olive oil does the
planet need? This is Europe’s version of a palm oil plantation. Olive farming
is monoculture on an industrial scale that has eliminated all the native flora
... proficiency, is an exceptional diplomat and coerced the sour faced woman into giving me a break.
I subsequently bawled my eyes out with anger and into Montse's be-sequinned and so-pink-its-blue blouse after an awful lot of c*%ting and f^*king on the way to the bank to pay for the newly negotiated NIE. You can't pay for the NIE at the NIE office because that would be too sensible instead you have to go to a bank to pay.
Another tricky equation ...
... ok, if you want. I'm writing this in the cool of the early evening by the pool. Another photo? Ok. Have included my foot to prove the stunning view is really where I am. So I will probably meet up with Simon and Mandy for a few beers and then maybe the menu del dia . I will be off quite early I hope tomorrow morning and try to get up towards Barcelona for a couple of days. Buenas noches X ...
... and Mandy. His ambition is to come to Africa and dig a well . Can we organise that somewhere! Not Christians so another chance to talk about TCP and our motivation for what we do. Another guy with a 'church' background but moved away. It happens a lot. Sow a seed. Enjoying the sunshine and ambience here so think I'll stay another day and put off the next leg north. Why? It goes over 3 pages of my road atlas! So why not do it in 2 hops ? Don't know . It's an idea. Thanks . Lala salama. ...