Sunday, July 8, 2012
Yesterday was a very slow news day. Susan and I both acknowledged that we had run out of energy and that the best approach to the day would be to do as little as possible. The good news is we were successful. We did go out in the early afternoon in search of some coffee and after a visit to the Nespresso store we made our way to The Ginger Loft for some lunch.
Mike and Santi have decided to stay in Valencia for the month of August and have abandoned the idea – for the time being – of setting up shop in Sitges for four to six weeks during the summer months. That’s good news for us. We chatted for a while and then we gave some serious study to the menu. Given the fact that we usually get whatever dishes comprise the menu of the day, we were pleasantly surprised to discover that there were a number of new menu items and we decided to give them a try.
We started with a spicy Thai marmalade with crispy pork rinds. Susan ordered a bowl of the cold pea soup with mint. While she worked on that, I shamelessly devoured almost the complete serving of shrimp ceviche served with lettuce cups. Next came a plate of shrimp fritters and lastly we had some mini lamb burgers. Everything we had was outstanding. While we ate a German couple took their seats at the table next to us and we struck up a conversation with them.
Suzanne, the wife, was in town for the International Conference on Innovative Tech for Autism. He, Arnold Walz, an architect, was accompanying her on the trip. He works for a firm called Design To Production and has been involved in a number of interesting projects. Here is a link to the site where you can take a look at some of them http://www.designtoproduction.ch/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid,1/ They both have traveled extensively and they recently returned to Germany after a six month stay in Australia.
After lunch we made our way home and that was our activity for the day. We read and watched TV until about 10:30 when we gave in to our tiredness.