Lockdown in Spain

Hi everyone, it has been a while since my last blog, so I thought I would write something while I am currently lockdown in Spain due to the Corona virus pandemic. To be fair everything happened so quickly that it is only sinking in now after a week in confinement in my house, thankfully I love the place where I live and I had plenty of little jobs to do that due to my busy working life I kept leaving for after. A lot of people are panicking and worried and I can totally understand as this is not a

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Orihuela Medieval Market

This year again we step back in time at the fabulous Medieval Market in Orihuela town which takes place on Friday 31st january, Saturday 1st February and Sunday 2nd February. The celebration takes place on the streets of the town center and the origin of the event goes back to 1272 when king Alfonso X “the wise man” decides to give the population of his kingdom an annual fair where sellers of other regions, artesans and crafters could offer their product often hard to find locally¬† to the people of Orihuela . In Modern times the market is still going,

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Torremendo, Alicante

I thought so much about what to write about on my first post and decided to tell you all about a lovely place called Torremendo which I am proud to call home. Where is Torremendo? Torremendo is located at the south of Orihuela in the Alicante province and it is surrounded by mountains from the Sierra Escalona and a beautiful lake called Embalse de la Pedrera. Its population is under 2000 people and although is mostly spanish nationals, there is also a good mix of other nationalities and we all get on absolutely great ! The distances to the main

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