End of an Era

 Last week I realised that the revision tecnico, equivalent to the UK\’s MOT on my Royal Enfield had run out the previous Sunday, So Wednesday being my day of freedom, I was outside the MOT Centre at 7am I was never in any doubt, but it passed with flying colours, however not without incident, becauseContinue reading “End of an Era”

Good News For a Change

We had another family come to look at the house on Sunday, lovely family, but a bit dim! they liked the property but wanted more land, now if they had bothered to read the advert before coming, they would have seen exactly the size of the plot, they want to experiment with growing their ownContinue reading “Good News For a Change”

I Wish I had Good News

I\’ve been putting off posting, because there really hasn\’t been any \’good\’ news to report, the situation with the car seems to have gone from bad to worse, Javier and the Diesel \’expert\’ appear to have had us over a barrel, it appears there was nothing wrong with the old injectors a clean would notContinue reading “I Wish I had Good News”

Car Trouble!

It\’s been an expensive couple of weeks, I think my luck with cars has to change sometime before I leave this world, but there is no sign of it at the moment. The lad that sold us the X-Trail, was a damn good second hand car salesman, and the Company that did the independent inspectionContinue reading “Car Trouble!”

Another Christmas Bites the Dust

Well, I don\’t know about you, but Christmas came and went! Fortunately without incident, and every one still speaking, so the family gathering was a success…I think! Sister-in-law, Mother-in-law, Marcela Father-in-law, Marcela, Yours truly, Sister-in-law, Brother-in-law, Nephew The In-laws and Marcela\’s Nephew are with us until New Year. The matter of our road, is anotherContinue reading “Another Christmas Bites the Dust”

No Peace for The Wicked

Yesterday morning we spent car hunting, the first was in the depths of a Mall multi-storey car park in Medellin, it turned out the seller ran a business from there, and advertised as a private seller, which put us on the back foot to start with. It was a 2010 Nissan X-Trail 2.2 TD, whichContinue reading “No Peace for The Wicked”

Back in The Land of The Living

Monday and Tuesday, I spent the greater part of that 48 hours either on my knees on sitting in the bathroom, no need to say more… I thought I was dying, it must have been some virus I picked up from somewhere, because I hadn\’t eaten anything out of the ordinary. Yesterday I spent buildingContinue reading “Back in The Land of The Living”