I'm sitting on a lovely, ever-so-slightly battered brown sofa in my favourite bar (Cafe Cyrano) in Almería, my recently adopted 'big city', listening to my new favourite album ('Hey Mr Ferryman' by Mark Eitzel) with a cortado coffee and an orange juice. I've just put my car in for a service. Not a big deal... Continue Reading →
Some of you may have noticed that this blog has been quiet for a few months. This because I went travelling across Spain, the USA and Cuba for a few months. Mrs Away From The Noise and I had an incredible time and now we're back home in Granada settling back into everyday life again.... Continue Reading →
Walking to the lovely Cafe San Gines in Madrid last week for their famous chocolate con churros, I was listening to one of my favourite bands The Aluminum Group. One of their songs is called 'Without Erté' and to be honest, I've never known what the title meant but always liked the mystery of the... Continue Reading →
Am travelling on a bus on a gorgeous, sunny day from Granada to Madrid. There's nothing much going on. I'm staring out of the window and this is what I can see and feel: - The sun is shining - The colours are soothing - The gentle contours of the hills are beautiful... Continue Reading →
Given the combination of the gorgeous sunshine today in Granada mixed with a lovely mojito, I was reminded of a fantastic holiday I had with Mrs Away From The Noise a few years ago in the Seychelles. It was absolutely beautiful and my first holiday on a tropical island and we even went to the... Continue Reading →
I've just noticed that this blog has just had its 200th subscriber. Thank you. All 200 of you. It's a lovely Christmas/New Year gift to know that you have taken the time to read, like, comment and subscribe to my blog which is only (almost) 3 months old. It's hugely appreciated. Really. Happy New Year...
Hi There are many different reasons why we may want to get away from the noise of our daily lives and there are countless ways to help you do so. This blog is my way of doing that. I live in Granada in the south of Spain, write songs, teach English and now write this... Continue Reading →