Give us a sign…

 Peter from Charquer 27, two kilometers up the valley, made a new sign to replace one that disappeared recently from the junction on the main road. He kindly made one for “El Parral” as well.  Looks good. As I said in the last blog post, it is going to be a bit slow for a … More Give us a sign…

The amazing cowdonk

Matilde has been developing a new cow noise over the past few months. This began as a gentle lowing sound which emerged from a stifled bray, in recognition of the arrival of food. This later developed into a fuller mooing noise when food did not arrive as quickly as Matilde expected. Aitana also began copying … More The amazing cowdonk

Recovering a history

   I descended down into the precipitous chasm below the house, just to see the land that is mine – the hidden land I will probably never visit again – and I found a clue to the changing water situation. Nobody had mentioned this: an old pumping house in the valley, directly below the house. … More Recovering a history