We Have Been a Bit Preoccupied!

OK, so what has been happening over the last couple of days, well Colombia as a whole has been suffering from water problems, and not a lack of it. A bit further north in Ituango, the Medellin based and owned Power Company EPM are building the biggest Dam in the country, and the other dayContinue reading “We Have Been a Bit Preoccupied!”

Good to be Working Again!

Wednesday, I hitched up the trailer, and true to form, the lights weren\’t working, I must have spent half an hour or more trying to resolve the problem, usually it\’s the earth wire, but not this time. I decided to take the risk, if I was stopped by Transito (Traffic Police), it could end upContinue reading “Good to be Working Again!”

Holiday Season

We have spent the last couple of days preparing for Holidays, sorting out clothes, using a spare bedroom, for the first time in years I have used the iron, something I used almost on a daily basis before moving to Colombia, but here, with the humidity creases soon drop out, however, away from home… beingContinue reading “Holiday Season”

Busy! Busy! Busy!

After a few home truths, things changed, and I had to ask the Father-in-law to go home, things between him and his ex, my Mother in law, had deteriorated to the point things couldn\’t continue, to be honest I was surprised we got to day ten! So Thursday morning he left, with his mobile phoneContinue reading “Busy! Busy! Busy!”

Copacabana, Antioquia, Colombia

Normally you don\’t see me write much about the town, because to be honest in the last four years, there has been nothing to be proud about, it was dirty, unkept, and other than the friendly people, didn\’t have much going for it. However this morning I went to do my shopping, and over theContinue reading “Copacabana, Antioquia, Colombia”

Drying Area Floor Layed

Diego turned up with another bloke, who\’s name I couldn\’t pronounce all day… and we set to work in  the scorching heat, laying the new Drying area floor. The sand and cement I had bought yesterday, soon disappeared, and it was obvious I was going to need a lot more, in fact I ended upContinue reading “Drying Area Floor Layed”

Slippery Customer

Yesterday was pension day, and those of you who have been following me for a while, will know I have had loads of problems with transfering funds from the UK to Colombia each month. The last few years I have used Azimo, and it was only their exchange rate that kept me with them, butContinue reading “Slippery Customer”