Happy Birthday Chai Latte

August 26, 2019

Chai Latte is a found cat who adopted us in October last year. Consequently we don’t know her exact birthday, but August 20th was the vet’s guess. Anyway, it’s close enough to celebrate, so I cooked her a salmon fillet, stuck a candle in it, and we sang Happy Birthday. We needed this cat. I start almost every morning with a snuggle and mutual admiration session, which improves my day…


Sunday photos: La Salemera

August 18, 2019

I went for a walk with my friend Petra. We spent a little time on the side road that leads to the Playa del Porís where we found this man working on his vines.     Then we decided that it really was too hot, so we went to La Salemera to photograph the sea and have a beer at the kiosk. One of the nice features of the kiosk…


Sunday photos: An unBirthday party

August 11, 2019

My real birthday is in January, shortly after Christmas, New Year and Epiphany (a big deal in Spain). In other words, when everyone is partied out, so it tends to be almost a non-event. My friend has a late December birthday, so she has the same problem. Last year we joked that we should have a second birthday like the queen. This year we actually did it. We went out…


Sunday photo: Chai in a different shopping bag

August 4, 2019

Chai Latte likes to climb into almost any bag and my husband likes to swing her around. I’m not at all convinced that she always enjoys it, but she looks pretty chill this time. In other news, I’m making fairly good progress ont he guide book update. I’ve done most of the big telescope section. There is light at the end of the tunnel.