A blog about Spain; its culture, gastronomy and people. Basically I write about my experiences in Spain and try to share the best of this magnificent and varied country with those who have an interest in all things Spanish. Anything from recipes,fiestas,photos,birds of prey,walks,wine,bodegas, meals,mountains and .visits to new places. My name is Paddy Waller and I have lived in Spain for more than 25 years. I hope you enjoy the blog. Disfruta!
As strange as it may sound my Spanish mother in law has never been to school. Between the Civil War and the fact she had to cook for her father and his gang of agricultural labourers from the age of … Continue reading →
As the shepherd made his way along the hilltop he could see the small village huddled down between the rocky mountains.Darkness was descending and the twinkling village lights made it easy for him to navigate his way down the … Continue reading →
My mother was eight years old when the Spanish Civil War ended. She was taught how to survive during that terrible time of the postwar. She never went to school, she had to go with her father and his working … Continue reading →