Extra Red is now a regular visitor to our finca and spends lots
of time with Cleo, Panda & Piglet. When he met House for the
first time Cleo was very motherly and protective, nudging and pushing
Extra Red to let him know he had to be nice. House still takes a
cautious approach, just in case.
got a dog car harness with a seat-belt fixing for him, so he can
enjoy going in the car. We will need the next size up soon as you
can see from the two pictures taken at the beginning and end of
September. With him in the harness, we took him & Alex down
to Platja Eucalytus so we could all play in the water. House wasn't
sure at first, but ran around the edge and jumped in a couple of
times. He certainly looked happy enough. Unfortunately for him,
we decided that he should have a shower when we got home. I lost
the toss to shower him.
We were in the flat late one morning when we heard a lot of sirens
in the distance. When we got down to the road, there was a continous
stream of police cars bikes, scooters, ambulances, fire vans and
even a scuba unit went past. No one seemed quite sure what it was
all about. I would guess it was a Rajoy show of force in rebel Catalunya.
Our friend Salva has started painting the ceilings and walls and
lots of things are being finished off, although it never looks like
much has been done.
limestone floors have been polished and at the end of the month
the carpenter turned up with the carcasses of the kitchen units.
More of the sanitary ware has been fitted and they are starting
work on the outside of the house to connect up the services and
finish the road.
Drive down a town street in England with your gran on this seat
and eyebrows would be raised. Here, it is the obvious way to get
granny to and from her friends house.
At our usual spot down the end of the Delta, we saw a lot of Flamingos.
This was just one of three flocks in sight. They seem to be in much
bigger numbers than five years ago, but I would have to check the