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Chris Davenport
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Olive farmer, part-time goat herder and telecoms data
Olive farmer, part-time goat herder and telecoms data

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As the reporting becomes ever more frenetic as to the benefits and pitfalls of remaining or leaving and the claims of either side become daily more strident, it seems obvious to me that there appears to be a lot at stake, for some people anyway. Back in…

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Jan Flowers, and other stuff

[flickrstream id=”1″] Been so warm here the last three months that things are getting a little confused in the world of nature. Sweetpeas out – as well as some cactusy plant things, with some lavenders also testing the air. The bees (also early) have…

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So – I have bought an Ubuntu phone – and Aquarius BQ E5. But why? For me, a major ‘must have’ is that it does not run Apple or Google-made software (obv. I discount a Windows phone). My laptop runs Ubuntu 15.04 and I like the feeling of control. I do not…

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As with all countries, there are good bits and bad bits. One of the more frustrating things here in Spain is the complete and utter disjointedness of  large public bodies. In this day of a super-connected world, there should be no barriers to sharing…

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To anyone who has visited our finca, or this part of the world in general will know that it becomes quite dry in the summer. We receive an average of about 500mm of rainfall per year and if you want to grow anything beyond the scrub grasses, cacti and…

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Click to view video. Game was called off today. Please note how well the all-weather pitch chopped with the downpour.

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Latest blog post 

Wish me luck. Sowing Eleagnus and Siberian pea tree seeds tomorrow. All part of the grand strategy that is greening up our finca.
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