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Interview with Paul Kane

Hi, my name is Lynne and I have been lucky to call Gran Alacant home for the last 6 years.  People fascinate me and I love to hear about their adventures and life stories.  Over the next few months, I will be sharing some interviews with GA’s very own Superstars!  This month’s interview is with
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GA Runners September Update

Not wanting to state the obvious, August was hot. In fact too hot to run, but some did venture out in the early morn, to try and avoid the hot sun. Eileen arrived from the UK and bravely ventured out on a run, as did Julie before she returned to Scotland. Both have now picked
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Party time… at last!!!

The Alicante region is a hive of activity year-round with seasonal festivals celebrating food, drink, history and local traditions. The summer, coinciding with a traditionally less demanding period in the fields, is packed with diverse fiestas and celebrations which allow one to hop from village to village in a big summer-long party. All of these
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Montemar Bowls & Social Club September Update

CHICKEN RUN Sunday 31st July On a very hot Sunday morning we had a very enjoyable competition, it was good to see some of our new members enjoying the morning. Thanks to Neil and Debbie Crawford who sponsored the chickens and as usual Julia and Ian Hamilton for the eggs and of course thanks to
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Interview with Bryan Thomas …

Hi, my name is Lynne and I have been lucky to call Gran Alacant home for the last 6 years.  People fascinate me and I love to hear about their adventures and life stories.  Over the next few months, I will be sharing some interviews with GA’s very own Superstars!  This month’s interview is with
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The one-straw revolution

Despite the rapid industrialization of our region during the 60s, 70s and 80s and the dominance of technology in our lives, driving in the summer months through the rural areas of our region still means spotting numerous ‘huertos or huertas’. These two words are normally used interchangeably although strictly speaking a huerto is a short
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GA Runners August Update

The (Continuing) Adventures of the Gran Alacant Runners At the beginning of July we had our first opportunity to meet up as a group, after, would you believe, a walk. It was too hot to run at that time of day (10:00am). After our walk we enjoyed some liquid refreshments in Molly Malones (see photo).
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