Dining, Friends, Vineyard

Celebrating a 40th Wedding Anniversary in Style

Bob and I love sharing this special place where we live with friends and family. We also love when our visitors fall in love with the area like we have. Our dear friends Nathan and Jeffrey first visited us in June 2018. You can read about that fun visit in the following blog posts. How… Continue reading Celebrating a 40th Wedding Anniversary in Style

Friends, Home and Garden, Inhabitants, Vineyard, Xan & Bob

February Bids Farewell

February has bid us farewell. What a month it was. Bob and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary on the third. Our plans had been to renew our vows but that wasn't possible this year with the current COVID-19 restrictions in place here. So, we enjoyed a small gathering with four friends over lunch. They… Continue reading February Bids Farewell

Family, Friends, Holidays, Xan & Bob

A Different Thanksgiving That Can Make A Difference

With Thanksgiving in America tomorrow there is a lot of talk about how different the holidays will be this year. Why wouldn't they be different...everything else about 2020 has been different. For those who are used to family traditions and your family being together for Thanksgiving...I say hold on to the memories and cherish them.… Continue reading A Different Thanksgiving That Can Make A Difference

Friends, Viladellops Village, Vineyard, Xan & Bob

You Never Know How Your Life Might Change

You never know how one day will change your life. Five years ago today, our dear friend Xavi brought us to this hilltop vineyard for a visit. Little did we know that a year and a half later we would change our entire life and move to this very village. These are some of the… Continue reading You Never Know How Your Life Might Change

Catalonia, Exploring, Friends

A Mountainous Adventure, Part 3

And today, the final post of our mountainous adventure. Three days. Eight crazy people. One dog. Probably 1,000km. Amazing local food. As I told you in A Mountainous Adventure, Part 2, Bob and I returned home on Sunday evening. Bob had been asked to give evidence on road safety to The Victorian Parliament in Australia. Due… Continue reading A Mountainous Adventure, Part 3