Jill’s Jaunts – Costa Brava pt 3 Exploring Girona

After an interesting drive north along the proper hairpinny Costa Brava Way, we land in the town of Girona, well actually a city I think as there is a cathedral which has the world’s widest Gothic nave. Now Girona somehow sounds more Italian than Spanish, but many of these types of Mediterranean places are very … More Jill’s Jaunts – Costa Brava pt 3 Exploring Girona

Jill’s Jaunts – Costa Brava pt 2 -The de Mars, Lloret and Tossa

My first impressions of Lloret de Mar was of a typical, slightly shabby seaside resort: tat shops, touristyness and 10 euros for a beach towel (how much???) Lloret is like Blackpool (popular holiday destination on the Lancashire coast in Northern England, for all non-Brits reading this). Lloret is way hotter and sunnier, of course. Where … More Jill’s Jaunts – Costa Brava pt 2 -The de Mars, Lloret and Tossa

Inga…luuuund!

Well what a peculiar World Cup! Germany out, Spain out, Portugal out, Argentina out, Italy failing to qualify??? What the chuff’s going on. Croatia were looking good, but only just scraped through. Brazil aren’t at their best. My team England aren’t great at the best of times and were unconvincing in their last match which … More Inga…luuuund!

Respite

As for a bit of respite from my recent abundance of garden posts, here is peaceful picture of a chap quietly fishing in Slawit reservoir, and having some respite of his own. As we crept past, my little granddaughter Lily wondered rather loudly if he had actually caught anything. Ssssh! I said.