Well hello there! Have you had a good month? Have you been busy? Have you done anything interesting? What have you done today before reading this?
MABS (Mar Menor) Race For Life Sunday 8th May
The race starts at 11am with registration from 10am at Club Nautico, Los Alcazares. Entry and sponsor forms available from the MABS shop and The Post Room, Los Alcazares. Great fun for all the family. Run, jog, walk, rollerskate, wheelchair, dog walkers, dance and any combination.
Bacon, butlers and Spanish nudists – Foreign Office reveals latest top ten bizarre requests from Brits abroad
Confused callers have looked to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) for advice on bizarre issues ranging from where to buy English bacon in Europe, how to recruit a butler in Lebanon and how to avoid nudists in Southern Spain.
It's the merry month of May, so don't delay; diaries out, make a plan and have fun. Tourist office's website and telephone number shown below for each town will provide latest information and booking advice if necessary.
Cehegin municipality covers some 300 square kilometres and lies between the towns of Bullas and Caravaca de la Cruz. Like so many settlements in this part of the world, Cehegin can look back on several thousand years of history and occupation.
by Dick Handscombe
Owning a villa or town house in Spain continues to be a lifetime dream and reality for thousands of persons from northern Europe.
We live in a warm sunny climate, but I can imagine the amount of people that don't use sunscreen outweighs the amount of people that do!
May is traditionally the month for children making their First Holy Communion in Spain, although you may have seen some children dressed in the traditional attire in late April due to Easter being so early this year. For the children of practising Catholics it is akin to a wedding with all the same trimmings, or perhaps even more.
The Strawberry, Fresa, is one of the most popular berry fruits in the world. There are more than 600 species of Strawberries that differ in flavour, size and texture yet they all have the same characteristic heart-shaped, red flesh and seeded coat together with small, regal, leafy green caps and stems that adorn their crowns.