• Fame at Last, Part Two

    When a messenger came to the door of Los Castaños requesting a signature for a package, Silvia thought nothing of it and signed. It is a sad sign of our times that I instinctively kept as much distance as I…

  • Cartajima advantages

    I recently returned from a short trip to my native land to visit my Elderly Aunt, who lives in Stratford upon Avon. Exciting as it is to travel even to familiar places and marvellous as it was listening to my…

  • Cartajima comes first

    Love ‘em or hate ‘em, IKEA has done a Good Thing! To celebrate their Malaga store’s five year anniversary, IKEA promised 25,000 euros to the village that received the most votes. We won!! The 25,000 euros has to be spent…

  • Fame at last

    As my loyal followers will know from previous postings of a personal nature, I foolishly went to sea when I was young. Once there, I spent several years on it, in it, surrounded by it, even washing in it and…

  • The most beautiful Coton de Tulear puppy is born

    My daughter, who lives on the Costa del Sol, breeds Coton de Tulear dogs – a rare and exotic breed of small fluffy white dog from Madagascar. They are famous for their super sweet personality, anti-allergenic fur, and are called…

  • Like a phoenix Mjojo sails again!

    Once upon a time when we were very young and stunningly beautiful, my husband and I built a boat on the island of Lamu in Kenya where there was no electricity and no cars.  Just lots of boats and a…