Blogging from Benidorm

Special treat for all followers of this blog coming this weekend: Rabit is doing one of his rare visits to Benidorm.  We have a great extended feast of St Joseph (Thursday 19 March plus Friday and the weekend for those who need to recover from the feast!) – a four day break.  Thanks to the good old repressive Catholic Church, we all get a nice holiday while the rest of you protestant dupes carry on doing your boring work on Thursday and Friday, and Muslims just keep on murdering everyone in the Middle East and demolishing the evidence of great civilisations, without a proper holiday to relax.

Unfortunately the forecast is for rain.  Rain?  In the Costa Blanca?  All weekend?  This is not really what we came here for…   Luckily, St Patrick’s day in Benidorm on 17th March will be over by then…

And Benidorm can become again – during a wet weekend – a place for me to explore and discover more of its 1950s and 1960s expansion.  The continuing project for GCSE and A-level GeographyAnd once were donks…

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About Gareth Thomas

A fairly mixed career starting as an aircraft technician and later Franciscan friar eventually led into secondary school teaching. I settled in Spain where I teach Geography part-time and spend the rest of my time looking after the needs of four donkeys in a remote location in the mountains in the Costa Blanca. I have two blogs: a geography blog and a donkey blog.
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One Response to Blogging from Benidorm

  1. orthodoxgirl99 says:

    Looks like a crowd and a place I would definitely avoid during that festival. Rather be having a quiet beer or glass of vino collapso with some of the local Spaniards!

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