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Mazarrón

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Fun Money, for International Living

This story was published in a recent International Living e-newsletter. IL publishes a print magazine and also offers a variety of free International Living “Postcards.” To subscribe, visit International Living. August 29, 2012 Dear Fund Your Life Overseas Reader, When you’re brave enough to go after the overseas life you’ve dreamed of, money-making opportunities have […]

Doggie Addendum

              Lest you think I’m bitter about the bites on my forearms, the destruction of personal property, or the various household deficiencies here, I’d like to introduce you to the Four Dogs we’re caring for.  The dogs don’t give a woof about our oddball situation in this British-isle-within-a-country, nor […]

Food Finds on the Costa Cálida

In a region of Spain where many of the cafes are specifically by and for the British tourists and expats, we’ve made a point to seek out some extraordinary and authentic restaurants in this region of Murcia. Mazarrón, in the southeast corner of Spain, is not known for its cuisine – although it is for […]

The Mazarrón Haiku

1. Four lucky dogs live Because she rescued them and No one’s shot them yet.   2. Neighbors hate the dogs Who bark at neighbors’ talking And at cats stalking.   3. Cigarette smoke dwells On dog hair, broken hardware, Windblown doors, gnawed bones.   4. In Mazarrón, wind Climbs the dusty roads, spreading Chalk […]

House-Sitting, Take One (Dog-Sitting, Take Four)

Traveling is easy. It’s stopping at a place like this that can drive you crazy. The plan was to follow up our intensive and somewhat expensive traveling time in Australia and Southeast Asia with a few months in one place, rent free, in exchange for house and pet sitting responsibilities. Tom and I found just […]

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