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Ratatouille on the menu – building the huerta

Regular readers may be aware of our past attempts at building a grave-shaped herb garden, growing ‘special’ seeds from Órgiva’s very-own seed bank/exchange – and generally planting, pickling and preserving stuff. We’ve taken a step forward and built two large vegetable beds (20 sqm total) so we can become Tom and Barbara, only not as attractive. … Continue reading

Going Underground – Granada’s Metro ‘opens’

[Update: the Metro opened 21 September 2017]. We say ‘open’ but not in the sense you can travel on it. From its first planning stages in 2002, today, the steel shutters of Recogidas metro station – on one of central Granada’s main thoroughfares – were rolled up, the lights turned on and a steady procession of … Continue reading