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October’s 1st Week Catch Up

I don’t know about where you are at the moment, but that thing about crisp autumnal fall afternoons is a myth. Daily temps are a cool 23C. Too cool for shorts and too warm for leggings. The light’s shifting so bright summer colours stand out against a softer light. More people are dressing in darker colours which I try to avoid as I prefer wearing lighter colours leaving me feeling double not knowing how to layer right now. Even the weather doesn’t know how to layer. 23C the average with some days topping 26C with the evenings 20-22C.

Anyways I’ll leave you with some catch up photos! Mostly of the zoo. Youtube’s been less this week, yet that time’s been taken up translating (more…)

Late Summertime Blues and September Beat the Snooze Button Challenge

Happy September!

That transitional summer to autumn fall wardrobe isn’t happening here. It’s still hot. When fashion bloggers are advising how to transition from autumn fall to winter, I’m still transitioning into lighter layers for autumn fall. 

Anyways, I’ll leave you will some catch up photos. I haven’t been doing many weekend catch ups lately (more…)

No Hay Rebajas Aqui And Catch Up

Happy Thursday!

While Spain’s great for somethings, sunshine, olive oil, tapas, big sale discounts is one thing I discovered it’s not. I’ve mentioned before sale discounts aren’t much here. Normally 20-30% which isn’t to be sniffed at, but the big discounts of 40-60% are normally reserved for the non Spanish retailers or it’s only department store El Corte Ingles. As most European high street shops are owned by Spanish Inditex, big discounts only occur towards the end of August on stock nobody really wants. I’m beginning to think this year the sales have been and gone without me noticing.

Even non Spanish stores I’ve noticed this summer have fewer discounts, fewer sale signs in windows. Maybe the big discounts are all on online. I haven’t really looked online as the shops are just down the road, (more…)

Illa Fantasia Parc Aquatic And Weekend Catch Up

Do not wear cheeky bikini bottoms at water parks. Wedgies may occur on slides as you’re kicked off into the plunge pools. Just something I found out this weekend! Beach siesta

I hope you’re having a great week so far! The heat’s been turned up this week and I think that’s how it’s going to stay for the next 3-4 months. Absolutely fine with me!

This past Saturday we went to the Illa Fantasia parc aquatic about a 25 minute drive away. Earlier in the week cycling to gym I was daydreaming about the crazy river (more…)