Yearly Archives: 2016


December 27th, 2016|Categories: Nuts|

Nuts – (nuez) nuecesWe could not cover the subject of Nuts without looking at the Almond (almendra) as so many trees are grown and harvested in the area and Spain has one of the most diverse commercial cultivars of almonds. […]


December 27th, 2016|Categories: Ma Millbank's Kitchen|

As my husband and I notch up the years we find ourselves searching for the healthier option where food is concerned and January is a good time for you to start thinking about changing your diet. […]

Lesson 39 – Open Questions

December 27th, 2016|Categories: Jane Cronin's Step by Step Spanish|

In the last article we started looking at the difference between ‘closed’ and ‘open questions’ and how to form them. The explanation for this takes a bit of time, but it is worth making the effort because it gives us the key to asking questions properly in Spanish and therefore getting the replies we are looking for! […]

A short history of Alhama de Murcia

December 26th, 2016|Categories: Alhama de Murcia|

Today, Alhama de Murcia appears a prosperous town which you pass on the Autovía del Mediterráneo or on the railway line from Lorca to Murcia, with the extremely large ‘El Pozo’ meat processing factory a major landmark. […]

Robert Harris

December 26th, 2016|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Robert Harris was born in 1957. He is a former journalist and BBC television reporter who lives in West Berkshire with his wife, […]

A short history of Totana

November 29th, 2016|Categories: Totana|

Totana is a delightful small town in the south of Murcia Province at the foot of the superb Sierra Espuña Park. Today it has a population slightly in excess of 30,000, compared to not many over 18,000 in 1981. […]