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ROLLER AND CENTIPEDE

This month’s photograph is reproduced with the kind permission of Greta Owen, my birding friend and resident of Gran Alacant, who took it in May of this year. The bird is a Roller, which is rarely seen in the Clot, but is regular around the countryside, particularly between La Marina and Elche, where it often
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VETS – WHAT THE PANDEMIC HAS TAUGHT US

SARS-NCoV 19 pandemic has been terrible for everyone, and even worse in Third World countries, which normally have weak national health systems and a very low number of vaccines available. Here in Europe and the rest of First World countries, we have been lucky by comparison. We consider that, despite all of the bad things
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CONVID 21

I have never been, and never will be a conspiracy theorist.   I’ve always felt governments are generally honest, but I now have my doubts.  I have also lost faith in the news media who seem to have become a mouth piece for the government. COVID came and destroyed many lives and businesses. We were told
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Home Turf: Wine Country

Did you know that Alicante has the oldest remains of wine production in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest wineries in Europe? The Alicante region is home to a wine producing tradition that stretches back over thousands of years. The province is home to vineyards and bodegas with a growing reputation at the
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Montemar Bowls & Social Club June Update

LADIES AFTERNOON TEA Thursday 27th May Eighteen bowlers and social members attended the afternoon tea at the Belfry. What a lovely afternoon we all had. The food was delicious the company great and the drinks flowed. Thank you to all the staff at the Belfry and the ladies of the social committee for another enjoyable
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