An uphill struggle

An uphill struggle

An uphill struggle The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be...
You can run, but you can’t hide

You can run, but you can’t hide

You can run, but you can't hide We’re on the run, no longer welcome in Spain. It’s nothing personal, but that does little to ease the sting of rejection. Reports are flooding in from all over the country: campsites are shutting down; the Guardia are clearing out the...
Nowhere to run

Nowhere to run

Nowhere to run “Don’t wait until you’re in a crisis to come up with a crisis plan.” – Phil McGraw Spain is going on a nationwide lockdown. As of 08:00 tomorrow—Monday, 16 March—all non-essential travel is illegal. We’ve been following the...
Water, water everywhere

Water, water everywhere

Water, water everywhere “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” – Pablo Picasso We’ve been enjoying the quiet since the storm died down. We found ourselves a quiet spot and settled in for some much-needed...
If the van’s a-rockin…

If the van’s a-rockin…

If the van's a-rockin... It takes a real storm in the average person’s life to make him realise how much worrying he has done over the squalls. – Burce Barton “You awake?” asks Anne. It’s still dark, both out there and in here. I’ve...