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Spain Again

Well six months on and here I am again.   The work is nearly done, so much for the time estimate of Easter.   I now have a farm house with four bedrooms, all good size doubles, two kitchens, two living areas which each have a double sofa bed, three bathrooms and two kitchens. It divides into two, two bedroomed units. The pool is done and all I am waiting for is the air conditioning to be finished. I have made final payment to the builder subject to a three month, 5% retainer.   I go over i

John Wright

John Wright

Frustrating Weekend August 2006

In July 2006 I had bought the farm house, 30 miles inland from the Costa Daurada just south of Barcelona. I also had an apartment on the coast in Sitges. The purchase which had taken a year to negotiate had gone well. Then the ex owner had the electricity switched off.   I went out to rectify. Most people in the country speak Catalan, which I can read but not write. I speak poor castillian and read that better than Catalan.   It really was a flying visit. Out Thursday evening back Monday mor

John Wright

John Wright

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