Monthly Archives: February 2012

La Primavera Valenciana

Tuesday. February 21, 2012 Welcome to what is being called The Valencian Spring and it has nothing to do with the weather.  Students have taken to the streets to protest the proposed cuts in education and the overreaction of the … Continue reading

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La Matandeta

Monday, February 20, 2012 Hopefully today will be a day when everything returns to normal.  My cold is just about gone so I will head back to the gym shortly.  I will meet with Melissa at 4:30 and will mosey … Continue reading

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La Comisaría Part Deux

Sunday, February 19, 2012 Today’s agenda includes a visit to La Matandeta to help Ofelia celebrate her birthday.  Here is a link to Episode 12 of SPAIN: ON THE ROAD AGAIN where Mario and Gwyneth visit La Matandeta. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYs9TFaEibQ&feature=related We … Continue reading

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No, No Ninot!

Saturday, February 18, 2012 Yesterday Susan called me around noon and told me that after her visit to the acupuncturist she had decided to go to the beach and shoot some photos.  She invited me to join her and see … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter

Friday, February 17, 2012 Susan is off to the acupuncturist and I am debating whether I will return to the gym today or wait until next week when the cold will have finally left my body completely.  We have tickets … Continue reading

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Nada De Particular

Thursday, February 15, 2012 After Tuesday’s events, yesterday seemed like a bit of a letdown.  We paid a morning visit to the Central Market and replenished our supply of ham, cheese, tuna, fruits and vegetables and when we had safely … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera And Action!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 It’s beginning to look a lot like Fallas!  When we opened the persianas this morning, we discovered that lights had been hung on Calle Borrull in anticipation of the upcoming March events.  We have been told … Continue reading

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