Our (temporary) Naked German Neighbour, Getting our NIE Number and Cats, Cats, Everywhere!

Hello everybody. Things got quite interesting here last week. With summer approaching, a growing number of tourists are flocking to the Canaries and our apartment complex is home to quite a few vacation rentals. On Monday morning, I opened the door to my terrace at around 7:00 am, coffee and laptop in hand. Half of … More Our (temporary) Naked German Neighbour, Getting our NIE Number and Cats, Cats, Everywhere!

High Above the Clouds – Pico de las Nieves & a Farmer’s Market

Pico de las Nieves is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.942m (6,371ft) above the sea level, located in the island of Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain. It’s the highest peak of the island. The name means ‘peak of snows’ in Spanish and refers to the fact that several pools (neveras in Spanish) … More High Above the Clouds – Pico de las Nieves & a Farmer’s Market

We’re Here!

We finally got the house empty after many trips to the donation centre and the dump. On the last night, we were eating off a tiny side table and sleeping with just our mattress on the floor! All packed up and ready to go. It’s hard to believe that our whole life now fits into … More We’re Here!

Passport Saga – The Finale. Spring Weather and on the Home Stretch Now

Hello lovely readers. If you’ve been following this Blog, you’ll know about my passport nightmare. If not, you can catch up here and here. As of March 16th, still no Citizenship Certificate despite my MP’s office sending 2 emails both with no response. I politely email her back and suggest that maybe it’s time for … More Passport Saga – The Finale. Spring Weather and on the Home Stretch Now