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Almost exactly thirty years ago my parents enjoyed a week on the island of Mallorca. They both remember it fondly, especially because it snowed! The other night, Mum pulled up the ancient slide projector screen and we snuggled down for a slide show of their holiday snaps. I expect the coastline is somewhat more developed, but I hope the steep terraces, wildly plummeting gorges and dark trunked almonds are just the same. They've warned me off hire cars ...
... now 9) last year when they spent three months living in Napa (through their wonderful cousin Bea, who used to be Sam and Henry’s pre-school Spanish teacher). We also got to meet Carlos when he came to visit. It was a great reunion to arrive at a beachside restaurant and find them waiting for us. Beautiful afternoon, our first real paella and the best Rioja yet (thanks to Carlos’ ordering skills.) The girls were great friends ...
... fishy" about the place (pun completely intended!) and I was right - the water was full of all sorts of creatures, big fish, little fish (no cardboard boxes!), crabs, snails of all sorts of colours, eels and jelly fish... In fact, in true John form, he managed to get stung on the ear - which was quite painful for a bit but seemingly fine after a pint! We stopped for another swim in the sea on the way back and it was amazing how clear the water was. ...
... to contemplate my time here and start saying my goodbyes. For the evening, we had a quiet dinner to ourselves in a pizza place that had been recommended, and ended up trying out a few different bars afterwards (LAB, Idem, Prohibition) to see where would be best for my farewell drinks tomorrow. Suddenly going home feels very real and I'm not at all sure how I feel about it - really can't wait to see everyone... But was it long enough ...
... and had dinner at La Boveda, and stopped for "Spain's second best ice cream" in town. Palma held a "nit de art" (night of art) and was very very busy. A few galleries were open late and there were a few extra exhibitions. We stopped to watch a group of dancers and musicians fuse different types of dance including ballet, tap, flamenco and street. After all of that excitement, we had a final drink in Havana before bed - last day of school tomorrow - ...