Making headway

Mr L was deep in a fit of gloom when he rose this morning. He is very tired indeed and this may be colouring his perspective because I think that he has done a far better job than he thinks that he has.

All of the tiles are now down and we spent most of today in washing them (repeatedly) prior to sealing. Mr L is currently applying sealer with a 3″ paintbrush – the whole house reeks, Nell is whimpering about the bad smell!

Tomorrow, we grout! At least, he can grout – it looks like I shall  be hand washing underwear, as the emergency knickers have not yet been delivered.

What has been delivered, and it was a surprise to me, is a Meerkat. Alexander has been exploring the garden with me.

Alexander admires the Marsh Orchid
Alexander admires the Marsh Orchid

Recently, at the: Crooked House



It’s a reasonable day today and thus we have the back doors standing open. This means that Chloé can come and go as she pleases (she refuses to use the cat flaps and expects us to give her ingress and egress via the sitting room window). We were taking a coffee break in between sorting out the van, when we heard a strange Chloé-type noise. I did not like it. I wondered if she hadContinue readingThanks!

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

It has been a busy day, not much time for anything. We walked the dog this morning but I took no photographs until I decided to take a few potshots in the village on our way back.

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

Aft agley

Seems to me that making plans is a complete waste of time! Once again the weather gods have a different set of plans to our own but hey, ho, we are happy to go where the wind blows… or the tide drifts, or whatever. More like where the wind doesn’t blow, though. The weather gods… Continue reading Aft agley

Tonight’s view from the van is of olive groves and cloud. We have decided to spend only one night here and will move on to Olvera tomorrow. Dusty came for a walk with us this afternoon, there is a track that runs straight from the campsite into the National Park. Very nice and he walked well, until the rain started and he asked to go back into his carrier! #wp #spain #cats #Dusty

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