Blog Archive

25.02.2015
It took three days but eventually the agent talked the vendor into accepting our offer. I’m not sure who was most excited, us or our exhausted estate agent!  He must have worked very hard to talk her round.  We headed back south for the day to sign papers.  It had been planned to take the family with us so they could ‘approve’ the house, but the...
18.02.2015
After our high flying escapade at the Terra Natura we moved to the neighbouring aqua park.  We had booked a session entitled ‘swimming with sharks’.  As one of the least adventurous people in the world I was again wondering why I was there.  We were handed life jackets, googles and snorkels, that latter two being items had had never worn, or even...
13.02.2015
I did it! I got a primary school teaching job in Asia. My first overseas position. After a glance at the TES, I had applied for one job, been interviewed the following week, and offered a position for August 2014... And it was only October. I relaxed thinking this would give me plenty of time to get organised.  Months passed and I heard nothing...
11.02.2015
We had a family trip to Terra Natura in Benidorm.  We walked around the safari area, divided into the continents of Europe, Asia and America.  Then we headed for the zip wire.  We were taken by car up a windy road, it felt as if we were on the top of the mountain by the time it stopped.  Why on earth had I agreed to this? The zip wire is 180...
04.02.2015
With the house near former work colleagues still in our mind we started the final day of this search.  We had come over to Spain for a two week holiday, planning to spend it in the house we had lost, so instead had stayed near Mum and Dad in Moraira.  We had left our teenagers in their care while we went house hunting so did need to go back to...