Month: June 2012

  • FriFoto: For Sale

    About 1,000 people live in Condado de Alhama, a.k.a. Polaris World, in the center of the Murcia region of Spain. It was built – until work stopped – for tens of thousands.

  • Homesick


    When I was seven or eight, I was about to do my first two-week camp session. Camp Su-Wi-Ma, a Campfire Girls’ camp, was familiar to me, originally from dropping off and picking up my sister there, and later through my own camp weeks. It was only 20 miles from home, on a nice little lake, […]

  • Doggie Addendum

    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 notice the unpredictable nature of their mistress. […]

  • Food Finds on the Costa Cálida

    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 […]