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Steve Le Galloudec
Olive farmer, dad to one of our heroes, living the dream in Spain
Olive farmer, dad to one of our heroes, living the dream in Spain
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Spring is Here
Spring has definitely sprung here in Spain and quite a lot has been going on since my last post.  Most notably the finca is covered in wild flowers, in England these would have been weeds but here we welcome them as the start of the warmer weather.  These k...
Spring is Here
Spring is Here
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The Downstairs Bedroom
At the tail end of 2014 we had the inside of our house renovated.  It was originally 2 holiday homes when we bought it and we wanted the internal walls removed to give an open plan living space with 2 mezzanine bedrooms.  This was achieved and we had our fi...
The Downstairs Bedroom
The Downstairs Bedroom
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The Continuous Thread Loom or Pin Loom
Those of you who follow Jane's blog Technobillies  will know that she has been learning to spin.  She was lucky enough to be gifted a spinning wheel and she brought a fleece with us from the UK.  My last post described how I restored the spinning wheel, thi...
The Continuous Thread Loom or Pin Loom
The Continuous Thread Loom or Pin Loom
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A job to do in the house when the sun don't shine
Well January has so far been a great month here, cool mornings, but not as cool as the UK, and then gorgeous blue skies where the sun is almost too hot to sit in already.  However, it's great for getting work done around the finca.  Pruning olive trees and ...
A job to do in the house when the sun don't shine
A job to do in the house when the sun don't shine
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The Goose Metanza, Christmas and New Year
Welcome one and all and a Happy New Year to all who read this.  I hope you all had a great holiday and that 2015 brings everything you wish for. Since the last blog we have had the goose 'metanza' (Spanish for slaughter, traditionally used when they kill th...
The Goose Metanza, Christmas and New Year
The Goose Metanza, Christmas and New Year
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The Harvest is Over
Well it didn't take long this year as I already said there wasn't a lot of trees with fruit this year but the consequence is that we have only harvested about a third of what we collected last year.  Although we still have a trailer full to hand in at the '...
The Harvest is Over
The Harvest is Over
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Preparing for the Olive Harvest
Hi folks, Sorry I've been a bit quiet since I started this blog but I had to finish painting the whole of the inside of the house, boss' orders.  Our house isn't very traditional, it's basically one huge room so you just can't get away with doing one room a...
Preparing for the Olive Harvest
Preparing for the Olive Harvest
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