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The (Latest) Christmas Supper

I haven’t blogged food for a while and with all the festivities it has taken me to today to catch up. I’ll start with my Christmas menu. Some of this food will not be eaten as part of the main meal purely with so much choice there is little room in the stomach. Starter – My Seafood Cocktail Taking…

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O Christmas Tree

This is my tree. Standing proud at all of ten inches. A symbol for the Peace & Love Season. I was asked where I was placing my tree and I replied I wasn’t having a tree in the house. I was asked why and I calmly and logically said that when in the past the job of trees assembly…

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Nadolig Llawen ~ Feliz Navidad ~ Merry Christmas

Chris Rea’s “Driving Home for Christmas” is the exemplar describing the commute home to share this wondrous season with loved ones. Young & old travelers are united by the stages of the journey. I am sat watching hundreds of families, and solo travelers trying to make it to wherever they need to be. The Christmas story isn’t about traditions…

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La Cuenta Por Favor – parte Dos

Almost a week after my recent very pleasurable Spanish Odyssey, I find myself sitting relaxing & soaking up several machine gun conversations in the language of España. My Espanol isn’t sufficient to pretend to understand what is being said, but these warm, passionate, hospitable people are too engrossed in their own affairs to notice a solitary Welshman killing time…

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The Shareef don’t like it…

Tarifa is a small port in the province of Cádiz, Andalusia, on the southernmost coast of Spain. It is primarily known as one of the world’s most popular destinations for wind sports. The town is located on the Costa de la Luz and across the Straits of Gibraltar facing Morocco. At exactly 36 degrees latitude, it is the southernmost…

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Lady of Spain I adore you

It is fair to say when searching for a blog title which invariably involves references to popular music, literature or cinema, I would have to think of a song made popular by another Fisher, Eddie Fisher, when wishing to ponder anything that involves females and Spain. The Lady of Spain I encountered, yes encountered not met, was sat on…

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Qu’ils mangent de la brioche

In English it means “let them eat cake”. The urban legend remembers the young French princess who upon hearing news of the lack of bread to feed the starving peasant, and the rest is added to the list of historical faux pas. This evening is the annual Christmas party at the gym where we forget for one night, our…

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