When I left my home town of Brighton, I decided to set up a blog, so family and friends could keep up with our new lives here in Spain. My blog posts can be about trips home to visit the family, and seeing my beautiful grandgirlies, to the premature birth of a baby alpaca on our farm. I try and be as honest as I can, and sometimes bear my soul. My blog is very special to me and I feel it very enjoyable plus also therapeutic to write. It would be great if more people were able to see it, and hopefully enjoy it!
About me: Hi, I'm Lorna, I used to live near Brighton in the south of England, where I was a dance teacher for many years. I have 2 children, Mark and Frankie, sadly who are both still in Brighton, who each have a beautiful daughter, so I am a very proud nanny! My partner Alan and I moved to a very small town in Spain, called Montoro, 4 years ago,which the locals call a city, not far from the stunning city of Cordoba, in the Cordoba Province. Montoro is a beautiful traditional town, with houses clinging to the side of the rocks on the banks of the River Guadalquivir. Alan and I live in an old olive mill which we have restored, along with 8 alpacas, 5 dogs, 4 cats and 6 chickens. We live in a very rural area surrounded by olive trees, it's beautiful. Recently I felt the need to earn some extra money and also needed to dance again, so I have been teaching zumba in the town, which I am enjoying immensely , plus helping my Spanish! With live off grid here, and have our electricity from solar and water from a spring!
Oh So this is the Recovery Position?
Another long gap between blog posts, I'm so sorry, and this is the reason why!
I hadn't really been feeling 100% towards the end of the summer. We had been busy thank goodness, very hot and we were looking forward to having the place to ourselves. Don't get me wrong, I love having holiday gues... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 21:22:00
The Swimming Pool Nightmare!
We are well aware that if we are lucky enough to be someone's choice of holiday destination, they have picked us out of many other countries, towns and varying styles of holiday destinations. If you want a relaxing, peaceful time, where the children, and you, can enjoy participating with the anima... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:28:00
An Evening at the Alcázar in Cordoba Thank goodness the only evening we planned to have a late night, little Kaci decided she would allow herself to have a siesta. She slept for a good two hours and was as bright as a button as we drove into Cordoba about 8pm, normally her bed time! We had an excellent meal in the Jewish Quarters nea... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 11:12:00
Imagine during a spell of temperatures in the mid to high 30's, that for some strange reason it dropped for one day to around the mid twenties. A tad strange for August, and we were extremely grateful! What a perfect day to go to the zoo. Kaci at 3 1/2 loves the zoo, and Cordoba being small, an... Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:04:00
Frankie and Kaci and the baby bump, come on Holiday! Well I must start with a grovelling apology. It's been a hectic few weeks since my last blog post. I was all ready to tidy this one up and post it, and the beeping thing had vanished. I have no ideas where it is. It was typed, photos in place, but the grr@y% 7 8*£&""!....ing thing has gone. ... Sun, 08 Sep 2013 21:08:00