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Life and Landscape Photography - What Happened in July?

August 01, 2018 - Life and Landscape Photography - What Happened in July? Hello and welcome to my monthly blog post about what happened in...
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Life and Landscape Photography - What happened in June?

July 03, 2018 - Life and Landscape Photography - What happened in June? Welcome to my monthly review of what happened last month. As alw...
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Life and Landscape Photography - What Happened in May 2018?

June 10, 2018 - Life and Landscape Photography - What Happened in May 2018? Sorry, I’m a bit late with this months blog post but I’ll tr...
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Life and Landscape Photography - What Happened in April

May 06, 2018 - Life and Landscape Photography - What Happened in April So… this months blog post is a bit late. Sorry about that. What...
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Life and Landscape Photography, what happened in March

April 02, 2018 - Life and Landscape Photography, what happened in March Welcome to my April 2018 blog post and my look back at March Wha...
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Life and Landscape Photography, what happened in February

March 02, 2018 - Life and Landscape Photography, what happened in February Welcome to my March 2018 blog post and my look back at Februar...
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Life and Landscape Photography, what happened in January

February 04, 2018 - Life and Landscape Photography, what happened in January The last blog post was a bit different, because it was the end...
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My Favourite Shots Of 2017 and My 2018 Mission

January 04, 2018 - My Favourite Shots Of 2017 and My 2018 Mission Welcome to the first blog post of 2018. Happy New Year I wanted to take...
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December 2017, a look back at November

December 03, 2017 - December 2017, a look back at November In keeping with the theme I set up for the last blog I’m going to use the same 4...
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November 2017, a look back at October

November 02, 2017 - November 2017, a look back at October Welcome to my monthly blog post for November 2017 which will, as usual, be a look...
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October 2017 - a look back at September

October 01, 2017 - October 2017 - a look back at September It’s been a busy month for us here in Spain with a number of family members and...
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September 2017 - A Look Back at Augusts Landscape Photography

September 01, 2017 - September 2017 - A Look Back at Augusts Landscape Photography August has been, pretty much, what we would have expected...
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August 2017 post - a look back at July's Photography

July 31, 2017 - August 2017 post - a look back at July's Photography Welcome to the first in my new format of blog posts. This format wi...
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The way forward and an evening near Guadalest

July 08, 2017 - The way forward and an evening near Guadalest In last weeks blog post I was in a reflective mood. I had been looking bac...
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Missed and Unexpected Opportunities. Time to Look Back and Forward

July 01, 2017 - Missed and Unexpected Opportunities. Time to Look Back and Forward This week I have missed a couple of opportunities. I...
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Alicante and The Hogueras de San Juan

June 24, 2017 - Alicante and The Hogueras de San Juan This week has been hot... hot and humid. It’s made it quite difficult to get out a...
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Weather challenges and city shots

June 16, 2017 - Weather challenges and city shots There is a saying that landscape photographers love bad weather. The reason for this i...
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Orxeta, Guadalest and El Hondo

June 09, 2017 - Orxeta, Guadalest and El Hondo This weeks photography has been about three very different shoots. Different locations, d...
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Albir Lighthouse, El Campello Marina and Statues at Dawn

June 03, 2017 - Albir Lighthouse, El Campello Marina and Statues at Dawn So… that’s May over and done with and June is now underway. Th...
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El Hondo and Amadorio. Mostly Wildlife

May 26, 2017 - El Hondo and Amadorio. Mostly Wildlife This week my photography has been more wildlife than landscape focused. In part t...
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Parades, Towers and Sunrise on Dune Covered Beaches

May 20, 2017 - Parades, Towers and Sunrise on Dune Covered Beaches I think we can say that summer has arrived. We’ve had warm temperatu...
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Villajoyosa north and Cabo de Huertas

May 12, 2017 - Villajoyosa north and Cabo de Huertas Another warm week here in El Campello, definite signs that we are heading into sum...
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Dawn and Daytime on the Costa Blanca

May 06, 2017 - Dawn and Daytime on the Costa Blanca Lovely weather for most of this week. Of course that really means warm with blue sk...
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Wind and waves and about town

April 28, 2017 - Wind and waves and about town Quite a changeable and busy week this week. The weather as we went into last weekend conti...
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It's All About The Coast This Week

April 21, 2017 - It's All About The Coast This Week Quite a bit of contrasting weather this week. Over the Easter weekend, and right up u...
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A Tale of two Reservoirs

April 15, 2017 - A Tale of two Reservoirs It's Semana Santa (or Easter) and the weather is nice so it's been really quite busy down on th...
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Aitana Mountains, Guadalest and Tibi

April 07, 2017 - Aitana Mountains, Guadalest and Tibi It's been a good week for getting out and about, seeing new places, or old places f...
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Warmer Weather, Amadorio and a first trip to the Aitana Mountains

March 31, 2017 - Warmer Weather, Amadorio and a first trip to the Aitana Mountains The weather certainly seems to be picking up now. We'v...
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Visitors from England and trips to Guadalest and Torrevieja

March 26, 2017 - Visitors from England and trips to Guadalest and Torrevieja This week we've had some family from England staying with us...
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Amadorio, Polop and the full moon

March 17, 2017 - Amadorio, Polop and the full moon What a week for changeable weather! We've had some gorgeous sunshine and warmth, and a...
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One Tree, One Dawn, Five Images Plus a Few

March 10, 2017 - One Tree, One Dawn, Five Images Plus a Few This week we've seen some nice weather, a real taste of the summer to come. N...
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Weather Forecasts, Blue Skies and Lessons Learned

March 03, 2017 - Weather Forecasts, Blue Skies and Lessons Learned This week has been one for learning, or perhaps more accurately, re-le...
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Further exploration of Amadorio

February 24, 2017 - Further exploration of Amadorio This weeks photography has been centred around Amadorio reservoir which is near to Orxet...
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An Andalucian Adventure Part 2

February 17, 2017 - An Andalucian Adventure Part 2 Welcome back to our Andalucian Adventure. We left it, last week, at the end of the post,...
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An Andalucian Adventure Part 1

February 11, 2017 - An Andalucian Adventure Part 1 Something a bit different for this weeks post (and for next weeks as well as this is goin...
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Scenes from El Campello and Villajoyosa

February 03, 2017 - Scenes from El Campello and Villajoyosa Another week over, where does the time go? Well, this week some of the time was...
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Weather Improves, Reservoirs, Rivers and Mountain Scenes

January 27, 2017 - Weather Improves, Reservoirs, Rivers and Mountain Scenes Following the, frankly horrible, weather conditions last week t...
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Rain, Wind and Snow

January 22, 2017 - Rain, Wind and Snow Apparently it has been the worst winter for this region of Spain for 35 years. It's certainly been a...
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The Vinalopó, the Monastery and El Hondo

January 13, 2017 - The Vinalopó, the Monastery and El Hondo It's been a lovely week here, a bit chilly in the evenings and early mornings...
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Three Kings parade in El Campello

January 07, 2017 - Three Kings parade in El Campello Christmas and New Year all over? Well it wasn't here in Spain because the main event i...
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Last photos of 2016, Christmas, Novelda and Zofra corner

December 31, 2016 - Last photos of 2016, Christmas, Novelda and Zofra corner It's new years eve and there's only a few hours of 2016 left. I...
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Lots of rain and a climb to the summit at Sierra de San Pascual

December 23, 2016 - Lots of rain and a climb to the summit at Sierra de San Pascual Last weekend was all about the rain. For three days we h...
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Goats and Trees at Busot and Orito

December 16, 2016 - Goats and Trees at Busot and Orito An interesting week in the lead up to Christmas as our fridge freezer chose this time...
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A hike around Amadorio plus an honour in El Campello

December 10, 2016 - A hike around Amadorio plus an honour in El Campello More changeable weather this week. Quite a lot of rain at the start...
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Rainy days, close to home and an afternoon on the mountain

December 03, 2016 - Rainy days, close to home and an afternoon on the mountain It's been raining quite a lot. I think we've had more rain in...
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Sunset at Malladeta near Villajoyosa

November 25, 2016 - Sunset at Malladeta near Villajoyosa The weather has been very changeable this week. We had almost a full day of rainy c...
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Low water at the reservoir and a trip to the lighthouse

November 19, 2016 - Low water at the reservoir and a trip to the lighthouse Winter is settling in now, long trousers are on all the time and...
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Beach sunsets, Bolbaite and Xàtiva castle

November 11, 2016 - Beach sunsets, Bolbaite and Xàtiva castle The weather has taken a definite cold turn this week. We're not talking UK col...
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Mountains, town and dawn on the coast

November 04, 2016 - Mountains, town and dawn on the coast It's been a lovely week here in Spain. Lots of sunshine and pretty warm, without b...
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Cala Fonda at dawn and Cabecon del Oro in heavy cloud

October 28, 2016 - Cala Fonda at dawn and Cabecon del Oro in heavy cloud It would seem that October is a strange month for weather here in...
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Rain stops play and an old shot of the moon

October 21, 2016 - Rain stops play and an old shot of the moon It's been quite a week here in El Campello with the weather being decidedly...
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Visitors, Moors and Christians and Fireworks

October 17, 2016 - Visitors, Moors and Christians and Fireworks It's been quite a busy week here in El Campello. Our friends from England c...
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Reservoirs, rugged coastlines and marinas

October 07, 2016 - Reservoirs, rugged coastlines and marinas It's been quite a busy week here in El Campello. Quite apart from the usual ac...
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Cloudy weather, driving licences and mountain images

October 01, 2016 - Cloudy weather, driving licences and mountain images It's been a bit of an odd week here in El Campello. Many of Tracys...
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Sleeklens Landscape Photoshop Workflow Review

September 24, 2016 - Sleeklens Landscape Photoshop Workflow Review I recently posted some details of my Landscape photography post processing...
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Afternoon and morning photo shoots in El Campello

September 23, 2016 - Afternoon and morning photo shoots in El Campello It's been quite a busy week. Several of Tracy's family have come over...
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Last shots from the mountain and dawn shots in El Campello

September 10, 2016 - Last shots from the mountain and dawn shots in El Campello There's no sign of the heat and humidity reducing yet, if any...
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September and it's still hot

September 03, 2016 - September and it's still hot It may be September now but it's still very hot, and very humid. All of that heat and humid...
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The heat goes on and Llop Mari at sunrise

August 26, 2016 - The heat goes on and Llop Mari at sunrise August is almost over but the summer heat continues. There's not really been t...
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A retrospective tour with new images of Spain

August 19, 2016 - A retrospective tour with new images of Spain It's been very hot and humid this week. Conditions have been very hazy bec...
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Landscape photographers love bad weather

August 13, 2016 - Landscape photographers love bad weather It's summer time in Spain and, on the Costa Blanca, that normally means long ho...
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The heat around town, clouds at sunrise and haze in the evening

August 05, 2016 - The heat around town, clouds at sunrise and haze in the evening The heat continues here in El Campello. There have been...
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Hot weather, photography in El Campello and pictures taken at dawn

July 28, 2016 - Hot weather, photography in El Campello and pictures taken at dawn OK. It's hot! I mean properly hot. We've had high tem...
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Fiesta fireworks and the reservoir

July 22, 2016 - Fiesta fireworks and the reservoir It's hot! The weather this last week has been very hot and humid and it does kind of...
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A trip to Alcalá del Júcar and some boat pictures

July 14, 2016 - A trip to Alcalá del Júcar and some boat pictures This week has been a bit of a "mixed bag" on the weather front. It's b...
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Jijona and Orito, parks, building and great views

July 08, 2016 - Jijona and Orito, parks, building and great views Our excursions this week have led us inland from El Campello and into...
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Sand Dunes at Elche and Pink Lakes at Torrevieja

June 30, 2016 - Sand Dunes at Elche and Pink Lakes at Torrevieja As summer sets in here in Spain the weather is getting warmer and the b...
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Return to Amadorio and the Hogueras festival in Alicante

June 24, 2016 - Return to Amadorio and the Hogueras festival in Alicante We've had a fair bit going on this week. Now that we've comple...
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Residency, Javea, Altea and Busot

June 18, 2016 - Residency, Javea, Altea and Busot Well, it's been quite a week. To start with, an update on our Spanish Residency... I...
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Visitors from England, a return to Novelda and a picnic in the Mountains

June 12, 2016 - Visitors from England, a return to Novelda and a picnic in the Mountains This week we had friends from England staying w...
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Summer, sunshine and Cartagena

June 03, 2016 - Summer, sunshine and Cartagena It's June now and summer is here. We've had beautiful warm weather for the last week or...
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Summer arrives, a trip to Busot and some locations revisited

May 27, 2016 - Summer arrives, a trip to Busot and some locations revisited It certainly feels as if summer has arrived. The temperatur...
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Street event and visitors from England

May 20, 2016 - Street event and visitors from England It's going to be a short post this week, just because we haven't done all that mu...
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A bad day in Javea, and a tower at Villajoyosa

May 13, 2016 - A bad day in Javea, and a tower at Villajoyosa OK, unusually, I am going to have a few negatives in this post and I'll g...
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Residency update, Sunrise at the Mountain and the Ochre Mines

May 06, 2016 - Residency update, Sunrise at the Mountain and the Ochre Mines It's been a week with some interesting opportunities and a...
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Morning reflections and residency progress

April 29, 2016 - Morning reflections and residency progress It seems that things are finally moving ahead on our Spanish Residency. We ha...
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Albir and Cabezón de Oro

April 22, 2016 - Albir and Cabezón de Oro The weather here is definitely warmer and we must be heading towards summer, although it has be...
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Orxeta, Castalla, Biar and Novelda

April 14, 2016 - Orxeta, Castalla, Biar and Novelda It's been quite a busy week here in Spain and I've got lots of photos to share. The...
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A year in Spain

April 10, 2016 - A year in Spain It's hard to believe that it's been a whole year since we came out to live in Spain. We've experienced...
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Spring sunshine, mountains and a dawn photoshoot

April 01, 2016 - Spring sunshine, mountains and a dawn photoshoot Spring has certainly sprung here in Spain, at least in our part of it....
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Rain and sun and Bocairent

March 25, 2016 - Rain and sun and Bocairent As I write this it is Good Friday and the town of El Campello is starting to come alive after...
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Orxeta and Villajoyosa revisited

March 18, 2016 - Orxeta and Villajoyosa revisited Some changeable weather this week. The weekend was fine, if a bit chilly in the wind, a...
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Relleu and a return to sunrise photography

March 11, 2016 - Relleu and a return to sunrise photography In last weeks post I mentioned that we planned to take a trip to Relleu later...
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Nice weather and a lazy week

March 04, 2016 - Nice weather and a lazy week OK, first things first. Following a recent suggestion you can now subscribe to get e-mail u...
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Strong winds, visitors from the UK and an unexpected honour

February 27, 2016 - Strong winds, visitors from the UK and an unexpected honour A busy week here in El Campello on Spains Costa Blanca. Las...
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Jalon Valley and some Panoramas

February 19, 2016 - Jalon Valley and some Panoramas A week with some quite changeable weather. We've had some super warm days with bright su...
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Repeats, returns and steps forward

February 12, 2016 - Repeats, returns and steps forward This week we had a return of the dreaded leak. Last year we had a call from the down...
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Elche and Coveta Fuma

February 05, 2016 - Elche and Coveta Fuma The weather this week has been, for the most part, beautiful. We've had blue skies and really warm...
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A trip to Altea and some local shoots

January 29, 2016 - A trip to Altea and some local shoots Winter continues here on the Costa Blanca, but it's not the kind of winter we've b...
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Normality returns and a trip to the falls at l'Algar

January 22, 2016 - Normality returns and a trip to the falls at l'Algar Well, after everything that's been going on over Christmas, New yea...
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Crazy sunsets, Alicante and 9 month review

January 15, 2016 - Crazy sunsets, Alicante and the 9 month review Last weekend marked 9 months since we moved to Spain so it's time to do a...
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Three Kings, Sunsets, Mountains and Night Time

January 08, 2016 - Three Kings, Sunsets, Mountains and Night Time It's been an interesting week here in Spain. The Spanish celebrations for...
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A New Year in Spain - 2016

January 01, 2016 - A New Year in Spain - 2016 This is the first day of 2016 and I wish everyone reading this a happy and prosperous new yea...
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And so that was Christmas, and what did we do

December 27, 2015 - And so that was Christmas, and what did we do So, that's Christmas over for another year. Of course it was very differen...
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It's almost Christmas and a walk on the coast

December 18, 2015 - It's almost Christmas and a walk on the coast It's almost Christmas. In fact, one week from today is Christmas Day. Pre...
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A trip to the zoo

December 11, 2015 - A trip to the zoo We're into December now and before we know it Christmas will be here. It's been a strange week in som...
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December arrives, purchase update and up the mountain

December 04, 2015 - December arrives, purchase update and up the mountain It's hard to believe but December has arrived. Next week we will h...
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A taste of winter, castles and sunsets

November 27, 2015 - A taste of winter, castles and sunsets Well, we've had a taste of winter in Spain this week. The temperature dropped qui...
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Hiking trail revisited and some more photo shoots

November 20, 2015 - Hiking trail revisited and some more photo shoots We're definitely heading into the winter months now. The weather has b...
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Lighthouses, sunsets and warm weather

November 13, 2015 - Lighthouses, sunsets and warm weather After the drama with the weather at the start of last week, this week has been pre...
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Weather and photography trips

November 06, 2015 - Weather and photography trips Well, it's been quite a week for changeable weather. At the beginning of the week we had...
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Villajoyosa, flaming skies and decisions

October 30, 2015 - Villajoyosa, flaming skies and decisions Another week passes and we're almost at the end of October, where does the time...
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Buying property, exploration and Spanish lessons

October 23, 2015 - Buying property, exploration and Spanish lessons It's going to be a short post this week, if for no other reason than th...
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A trip to the UK

October 18, 2015 - A trip to the UK I'm a bit late with this post. Normally I do them every Friday and this is now Monday. The reason for t...
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Living in Spain for six months now

October 09, 2015 - Living in Spain for six months now It's hard to believe but tomorrow (10th October) marks six months since we moved to S...
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Guadalest, water, furniture and more

October 01, 2015 - Guadalest, water, furniture and more The end of a fairly busy week here in El Campello on the Costa Blanca. Several mem...
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A busy time, lots of visitors

September 25, 2015 - A busy time with lots of visitors It's been a really busy week with lots going on. Last week we picked up Tracys sister...
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Return of the sun

September 18, 2015 - Return of the sun Well, after the rain last week we weren't sure what was happening with the weather but we've definitel...
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Spanish weather changes

September 11, 2015 - Spanish weather changes In the last post I commented on the end of the summer season. Traditionally the 1st of September...
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Summer ends and new furniture

September 04, 2015 - The end of the summer season and some new furniture The summer season is pretty much over here in El Campello on the Cos...
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A trip to the UK and another sunrise

August 28, 2015 - A trip to the UK and another sunrise It's been a busy week. Following the exchange of contracts on the house we're sell...
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Legal stuff, more early mornings and some new kit

August 21, 2015 - Legal stuff, more early mornings and some new kit It's been quite a week. Life in Spain goes on and, to be honest, it's...
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A trip to Alicante, heatwaves and early mornings

August 14, 2015 - A trip to Alicante, heatwaves and early mornings On Saturday evening we went into Alicante. There was a small group of u...
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August heat and more early mornings

August 07, 2015 - August heat and more early mornings August is here and it's hot! Actually I'm not sure that it's any hotter than July wa...
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Birthday celebrations, heat, humidity and early mornings

July 31, 2015 - Phew! It's hot here in Spain. I mean really hot and with very high humidity. It makes it really difficult to get out an...
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Sunrises, sunshine and humidity

July 23, 2015 - Sunrises, sunshine and humidity Well, it's been a busy week on the Costa Blanca. Tracys big sister Paula arrived from th...
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Fiestas and Fireworks

July 17, 2015 - Fiestas and Fireworks in El Campello Well, it's seriously hot here on Spains Costa Blanca. Temperatures well into the th...
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Three Months in Spain

July 10, 2015 - Living in Spain the first three months It's hard to believe but three months ago today we moved in to our new apartment...
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Calpe, big rocks, sunrise and the weather

July 03, 2015 - Calpe, big rocks, sunrise and the weather We've been watching some English TV this week and there are reports of heat wa...
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Finistrat and the Fiesta on the beach

June 27, 2015 - Finistrat and the Fiesta on the beach Summer is definitely here and the weather is getting warmer, the beach is getting...
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Swimming, mountains and sunrises

June 20, 2015 - Swimming in the sea, a trip to the mountains and a fabulous sunrise Another week has gone by and it's been another great...
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El Campello, The Tower and a feathered visitor

June 13, 2015 - Around El Campello, the landmark watchtower, a bird in the apartment and an experiment in long exposures We've spent mos...
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El Campello to Guadalest

June 06, 2015 - Life in El Campello and a visit to Guadalest - Costa Blanca It's been another fabulous week here in Spain. The weather h...
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Mountains and Waterfalls

May 30, 2015 - Cabeçó d'Or and La Fonts d'Algar So... life continues on the Costa Blanca and, apart from having some nice relaxing days...
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Living in El Campello, Sunrise and Hiking Trails

May 23, 2015 - Living in El Campello, Sunrise and Hiking Trails Another week has gone past and we are definitely heading towards summer...
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Exploring more and evening in El Campello

May 15, 2015 - Exploring Costa Blanca and Evening photography in El Campello Now that we have a car a whole load of possibilities open...
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El Campello Cars and Boats

May 09, 2015 - Life in Spain buying cars and looking at boats Another fairly busy week has gone by with a couple of major achievements...
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Paperwork to live in Spain and some new images

May 02, 2015 - Sorting out paperwork and getting to know El Campello Another week has gone past and it's been another busy one. First...
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Life in Spain - 2 weeks

April 25, 2015 - Life on the Costa Blanca, Two weeks in So, here we are, two weeks after the move and it has been a pretty busy week. Ou...
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One weeks progress and a beached yacht

April 17, 2015 - Life on the Costa Blanca after one week Well, we've been here on the Costa Blanca a week now and we're starting to get s...
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The big move

April 10, 2015 - The move to the Costa Blanca Well, this is it. The day we make the big move to Spain. After a couple of months of frant...
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