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Irish Kenny: Update

December 29th, 2014

I received the following email: As you might know, I have established contact with Kenny who is still in prison on Gran Canaria. This month he will be held there there one and a half years without charge. You might be pleased to know, that in yesterday’s Sunday Independent there was a report saying that […]

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December 25th, 2014

Little cloudy. No wind. Warm and some sunshine. 12:19:04, 2014-12-25 Christmas Eve and the weather looking good. Little cloudy. Rain forecast for end of week though. 09:31:01, 2014-12-24 Not a lot of options for lunch tomorrow as most of our frequent restaurants are all closed to be with their families. Good excuse stay in 09:56:17, […]

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December 18th, 2014

Don’t shoot the messenger but it looks like an extremely quiet Xmas ahead for Almerimar. 15:23:49, 2014-12-18 Tourism website for the area now in English http://t.co/jpk6P19tuK 15:21:50, 2014-12-18 International youth football tournament in El Ejido – June 2015 http://t.co/DOlJpcjj3Z 15:21:10, 2014-12-18 Google to remove Spanish publications from search engine results and disable its 'news' feature […]

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December 11th, 2014

Mario has range of winter offers on including 5€ for Fish and Chips, Drinks 1,50€ 11:09:12, 2014-12-10 Browning Classic Today 08:12:49, 2014-12-07 Mercadona opening Monday until 3pm 03:13:17, 2014-12-07 Bit chilly first thing. Roadworks on way to Malaga bit of a pain. 09:55:49, 2014-12-06 Can't be denied, another lovely day but pretty much every bar, […]

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December 4th, 2014

Turning into a windy evening. Lovely waves on the beach this evening. 21:11:41, 2014-12-04 Beautiful Day. 11:12:22, 2014-12-04 Little cloudy first thing but the sun soon sorted that out 14:06:26, 2014-12-03 New Year more popular than Xmas? Leos closed door 30€ per head full. Stumble doing 2 for 1 all night???? 22:35:07, 2014-12-02 Another sunny […]

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November 27th, 2014

Internet down again but to be fair it has rained somewhere in Spain today! 23:18:02, 2014-11-27 Another impressive lunch in Italian Food yesterday. 09:14:34, 2014-11-27 Phone lines and internet being an arse again. 09:13:45, 2014-11-27 20th December Choir night all welcome. 17:54:36, 2014-11-26 Cloudy and damp first thing but turned into a lovely sunny day. […]

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November 20th, 2014

Carrefour (formally Copos) opens today. Exciting eh??!! Having never been in a Carrefour in my life I couldn't comment. 16:35:28, 2014-11-20 Again, lovely day. 10:38:57, 2014-11-20 Ryanair cancelling flights to Almeria flights from East Midlands in 2015 and Monarch not flying to Almeria from Birmingham. 18:08:50, 2014-11-19 Another lovely day, not that you would guess […]

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November 13th, 2014

A little cloudy but no wind and Sun is poking out every now and again. 11:10:11, 2014-11-13 Overnight wind dropped and turning into a very pleasant sunny day. 14:32:47, 2014-11-12 No storm but cold enough for heaters for first time this year. 19:56:48, 2014-11-11 Raining, but no storm yet. 11:22:35, 2014-11-11 Chilly start. Storm forecast […]

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November 6th, 2014

Why does every business closure have to have conspiracy theory? How about fact not enough people used it? Adios Yachting Golf 17:11:38, 2014-11-04 Sunday Market 9am this Sunday 10:44:55, 2014-11-04 Calle Alcor roadworks done by Gypsies? Why only paint white lines on new tarmac? Looks cheap!! 10:44:23, 2014-11-04 Wet and Windy 10:43:22, 2014-11-04 Told yesterday […]

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October 23rd, 2014

Will be easier to say when internet is working! Lovely weather though! 11:17:15, 2014-10-23 Lovely evening. Weather is perfect this time of year. Pity about internet again but so what? Always another day right? 22:58:00, 2014-10-22 And down the bitch goes again! Just under a whole day on her feet and the internet whore is […]

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October 16th, 2014

Telefonica total pants! 09:58:01, 2014-10-16 Smelly old Almerimar! 08:32:45, 2014-10-16 Internet being a right tart again today. 16:03:25, 2014-10-15 Road through golf course into marina closed. Traffic diverted along Calle Alcor 12:12:59, 2014-10-15 Almerimar literally stinks of puke tonight! 23:03:31, 2014-10-14 Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish: Really!!! http://t.co/HgKQHjIoB3 13:00:42, […]

Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish

October 14th, 2014

Really!!! According to The Guardian Spanish people have a reputation as diehard meat eaters. But in recent years, as the number of vegan or vegetarian restaurants in Spain has doubled, there are signs of change. Not in Almerimar!!

Things Expats Miss (And Don’t Miss) About The UK

October 14th, 2014

Interesting list on The Telegraph. What is on your list?

Almería in autumn: what to see and do

October 14th, 2014

An interesting guide in The Telegraph as to what to see and do in the Andalusian city of Almería, including details on cultural attractions, where to eat, bars, and hotels to book. It is 1,000 years since the kingdom of Almería was founded. For centuries the city was much more important than Granada and the […]

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October 9th, 2014

More robust internet and lovely weather. 18:57:18, 2014-10-08 Internet still being an arsenal! 16:19:51, 2014-10-07 And the internet is down again. Telefonica are useless. 4 days now! 10:53:27, 2014-10-03 Beautiful morning. 08:55:10, 2014-10-03

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October 2nd, 2014

New access road into Calle Foque? http://t.co/LKoZnLA0FU 18:08:00, 2014-10-02 What joy. The internet has gone down again. 13:13:43, 2014-10-02 BBC looking for people returning to UK from Spain for documentary. Yawn!!!! 09:01:18, 2014-10-02 Internet back. Wind dropped. But cloudy but things heading back to normal. 09:00:15, 2014-10-02 How many people in Almerimar going sober in […]