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... on living with too many other girls...)
Still, the Spanish guy I live with now, who's renting me the flat, seems to be bucking the trend. He is lovely, apparently STI and drug free, and very willing to practise beneficial sexism.
Aaaahhhh, beneficial sexism. When guys do the **** that they think girls can't do, and we don't disabuse them of this notion, because we actually don't want to do it. Or we just can't be *****.
I don't know about you girls, but in ...
... me?!" (In my head: What the **** do you think you're doing?!?!)
PP: "Reflexology! I massage your feet, and your headache goes away". (Pause). "I'm very good at massage" (said defensively).
My interior monologue: Oh all the saints in Christendom, she's actually serious, but I can't exactly tell her to take a hike, this is one of my "too British" moments, I find myself being polite(ish) to complete mentallers.... Oh Christ on a bike..."
She then ...
... Say it with me now: "We are not ignorant Americans..."
Right so, Logroņo. This is a small city (about 200,000 people) but it is the capital of La Rioja, wine region in Northern Spain. (And incidentally, that's pronounced RioHA - like the Hebrew HCCHAAAHA, as in chutzpah, chokey sound, not RioKA).
It's known primarily for its fantastic wine and pinchos (tiny tapas) and er...not much else actually.
People have been asking me ...
... 12 km through farmyards and vineyards as the heat of the day built up. My knee continued to cause me problems as staggered into Vianne very hot and bothered. This town, with a central cathedral and town square, was a popular pilgrim stop in the 14-15th century. We plonked ourselves down at an outside bar in the Main Street and stayed for 2 hours enjoying icy cold beers/ fresh bread and cheese. It was wonderful chatting to many pilgrim friends as ...
... Spain. Wine has been produced here since the time of the Romans and was improved by French wine growers who settled here when their vineyards were wiped out by the Phylloxera blight in the mid-1800's. Of the nearly 70 million gallons of wine that are produced annually, 85% are reds, especially from the Tempranillo grape. Over 500 wineries are in operation in La Rioja. We have already enjoyed several Rioja Crianza wines from the region this past week... very comparable to Cote ...