Beyond Mañana

Real Expat Life in Spain

November 20, 2012
by BeyondManana
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Winners and Losers in the Languages of Life

Last year our eldest daughter’s class were allowed to fundraise for their end of year trip by bringing in food and snacks to sell to the rest of the school on Fridays – surprisingly enterprising, I thought, for Spanish school.  … Continue reading

November 12, 2012
by BeyondManana
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A New Life In The Sun – Such A Bad Idea?

It’s such a cliché, after all.  The odd job man whose upgrade from Stansted to Alicante somehow extended to the CV enhancement of ‘Master Builder’, the guy who had successfully installed his own washing machine once deciding he really fancied … Continue reading