Odd jobs

I have been rather busy this past week, and fighting a cold at the same time.  As part of the British in Europe lobbying group, I’ve been writing letters to MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) asking them not to agree a deal with the UK until our citizens’ rights are properly secured.  As we … More Odd jobs

Popeye and olives

This week I’m reviewing the exhibition, The Legacy of Our Mariners: Benidorm and the Merchant Navy, now in its last few days.  (Open daily until 15 November in the Museo Boca del Calvari, Calle Tomas Ortuño, Benidorm.) A few years ago, while researching the development of tourism in Benidorm for Geography teaching, I first began to … More Popeye and olives

Curing olives

Olive curing recipes I asked Tito in the Nutrivila shop where I buy all my farm supplies, what is the best way to cure olives?  I came away with five new plastic buckets and a traditional olive curing recipe.  But I also found out for the first time that there are different types of plastic: … More Curing olives