I have been grieving the comforts of Australia this past month. I know it’s crazy right? I am in France! A place that represents my ‘personal legend’ (as in Paulo Coelho’s novel ‘The Alchemist’). It’s taken me 43 years to get here and yet part of me feels disappointed. Why is that so?
Now that our convoy of visitors to Spain has finished it’s been so good to melt back into village life here in Sanlucar. I’ve been going for walks around our little pueblo (village) in the evenings and along the way observing and learning more about Spanish life. I’m still fascinated with how the Spaniards socialise […]
It’s been just over 3 months now that Jon and I have been living in Spain and our family and friends have been curious to know; if living here is everything we thought it would be, if we are glad we came, if we are going back to Australia and how my Spanish is going. I’ll […]
Volunteering in another country is an excellent way to emerse yourself into a new culture, gain some new skills and enjoy new experiences at the same time. Prior to arriving in Spain Jon and I knew that this is something we would love to do. Jon was interested in working in a bar so he […]
It was hard to imagine what it would be like to live in Spain. Seriously it was just too unimaginable and not what the average person does, so I didn’t form any expectations of what our life would be like. I did however hold a romantic notion that I’d have a gorgeous little bicycle with […]