Jon Stein

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Archive for the month “March, 2018”

When is a fish not a fish?

So you go to the fishmongers. You want some mackerel, you know it’s good for you. Feeling confident, you ask: ‘Tienes algun caballo?’ The fishmonger laughs, and goes into a shtik, miming the riding of a horse. Doh! You’ve asked for a horse (caballo), not mackerel (caballa). Well, you won’t do that again, will you?dav


Sea Change!

So I’ve come to live in pretty Nerja-by-the-Sea. Sure, it’s the Costa del Sol. Sure, there’s a truckload of English, Irish, and Scandinavians here. But hell, it’s nice! (This is the view from my balcony at ten to seven in the evening). More news soon…dav

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