Category: Cartagena

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Ships & The Night

Even after nearly nine months here Cartagena continues to delight and amaze. I’ll try and give you a taste of what passed this last week. It’s no exaggeration to say that hardly a day goes by...

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Semana Santa

Semana Santa (Faith and Passion Week) here in Cartagena ran from 7th to the 16th April this year. It’s one of the biggest Easter events in Spain and designated as being of International interest. As with...

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A Legacy Of Shame

Last weekend we went on a tour around the Parque Minero de La Union. (La Union Mining Park) La Union is a town just a few miles East of Cartagena, we’ve passed through it a few...

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A ‘Working’ Week

A bit of a break from my ‘normal’ routine this week as I spent a lot of time doing some paid work on another boat. It was a simple job but quite a taxing one. Long...

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Ascendance

This week I’ve been climbing out of a dip. It’s gone well. WRITING The book word count hasn’t increased because my ‘writing’ time wasn’t spent writing. But it’s been productive just the same. I’ve been using...

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Fair To Middlin’

Writing Progress has been made but it’s time to take stock and look at the map. The size of the task I’ve taken on in writing “A Foolish Odyssey’ is beginning to dawn. The first draft...

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¡Viva La Nieve!

It’s been a notable week so far. On Tuesday Gail and I had visitors. A German gentleman by the name of Severin Kodderitzsch emailed me a couple of weeks ago and told me that he was thinking...

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Time & 15/2

Time. It’s been a theme this week. It’s already half way through the first month of the year and the first month at No15. What’s to show? Short answer. Not a lot. But that’s OK. As...

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A Good Question

I’ve started strong this week. It’s easy to do when something is new, when you’re full of enthusiasm, fired up. There will have been lots of folks who’ve started this New Year with firm intention. New...