from the UK
Christmas visit to the UK has come and gone. We had a great time
seeing our families and friends over the holiday. On Christmas day
we were royally treated at my mum & dads along with the rest
of our family and PG's mum & Dad. It was a great day and everyone
had a wonderfull time.
within two days most of us had come down with heavy colds or bronchitis
which put the dampers on the New Year celebrations.
taking our son and his girlfriend back to their digs in Portsmouth,
we finished packing and flew back to Catalunya on 12th Night.
for the Moli
a week of getting back, we had met our Architect and agreed the
design of the revised plans he had drawn up for the Moli. They include
the two bedroom extension in the old lambing shed.
are Adobe pdf copies of their drawings. Ground
floor plan. First
floor plan. (You will have to rotate them anticlockwise using
the tool on the right end of Adobes toolbar.)
de St. Antoni
Sunday 20th January, the villages celebrated The Festes de St. Antoni,
who was the patron saint of lots of things including animals and
especially pigs. The Carrer de St. Antoni is outside our apartment,
so after the usual church service, the priest came up to the splendidly
decorated table under his shrine and proceeded to bless every dog,
cat, rabbit, terrapin, goldfish and a couple of horses for good
is one of our neighbours and a good friend. I managed to get this
picture of him stuffing his face with the almond cookies that had
been baked for the Festes.