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... what she thinks when we give it to her).
We were staying in the Malasana area of Madrid. A very "cool and creative" area, translate to hipster. There are a ton of vintage shops and locally made cool things. Lots of young people at the bars, in the park with their dogs. I feel a little bit old, but fortunately, it also has all the stuff I love.
After a short nap, we headed out to the local neighbourhood bars (of which there are many) for some tapas ...
... lovely-hot if not in the shade, but shade there was plenty of.
We walked to a supermarket nearby, bought picnic food, and went back to the park for lunch.
There was an airforce display on in one section as well. We were sorry we had missed the band performance, but the park is so large we didn't even hear it.
The botanical gardens are adjacent to the park so we walked through them as well.
It was such a low key ...
As usual for Tuesdays: class, tapas, and homework. We also had our weekly outing with the Madrileņos, which, this time, was bowling. I don't love bowling, but Sarah and I decided to go. For once, the outing was about a five-minute walk from our apartment, so it wasn't like it was too out of the way.
Considering it's been about five years since ...
... especially if it's a religion teacher!
With 7 periods, my days are really long, from 9:40 until 4:45 and I assumed all schools would be like this, until yesterday. Everyone was talking about their school hours and they vary so much! Some start at 7, others 11 some finish at 1 others 6! Crazy. Saying crazy reminds me of the most horrible thing - the song crazy frog is massive here (google it I guarantee you've heard it) - it's at least ten years old and so bloody annoying ...
... or to be more precise, the limoneros grow all by themselves in his garden and he occasionally waters them. They produce flowers for the next season, while the last year’s fruit is still ripening on the trees. The sight of the green leaves, the bright yellow fruit combined with the heady sweetness of the fragrance from the flowers makes sitting in the sunshine in his garden a lovely experience. Unfortunately I sat out there too long and burnt my feet quite badly. I had put ...