Wanted – Tomato Squishing Technician, All the Sauce you Want and Good Rates of Pay

The craziest festival in the world where 1000´s upon 1000´s descend on a tiny town in Spain to throw tomatoes at one another

The Christmas Chronicles Part 2 – Santa’s Stress

Follow Santa on a modern day journey Part 1 Santa Does Duty Free  https://somewhereovertheolivetree.wordpress.com/2013/11/15/santa-does-duty-free-the-christmas-chronicles/ Part 2 Santa Does Duty Free https://somewhereovertheolivetree.wordpress.com/2013/11/17/565/?relatedposts_exclude=538 Santa looks at Mother Christmas’s suitcase…bloody hell she’s got enough footwear to shoe the entire brigade of reindeers! He stops himself and deliberately tries to think of something else. Things were never quite the sameContinue reading “The Christmas Chronicles Part 2 – Santa’s Stress”

The Christmas Chronicles Part 1 – Santa Does Duty Free

Santa waits to board the Boeing 737 airbus that is scheduled to depart at 11:55 pm. His carry on case was dutifully stuffed into a metal rack to see if it exceeded the dimensions and then weighed before being  scrutinised by security. Standing in the line he stretches his toes while inwardly thanking his darlingContinue reading “The Christmas Chronicles Part 1 – Santa Does Duty Free”

Mr Melon Man – THE FINAL

  “BOM DIA”  Mr. Melon Man swings his machete at an alarmingly wide arc shouting ‘Bom Dia’ – Valencia for good morning. Having been ‘told’ that this beautiful man stood before me will be instrumental in my life I have been patiently waiting for him to arrive for the last six months.  Jumping out ofContinue reading “Mr Melon Man – THE FINAL”

I Dance On Your Grave – A Celebration

Once Upon A Time,….The clock struck the twelfth hour, a boom of doom to wake the dead. Fairy godmother splutters, coughs and wheezes, her beating wings extracting yet more much needed air from her lungs drops to the floor, writhing in sheer agony. A metamorphous commences – some unknown and unbecoming force transforms fairy intoContinue reading “I Dance On Your Grave – A Celebration”

Where Are You Mr Melon Man? PART 4

  The thing about waiting is that while your consciously doing it, nothing seems to progress at lightening speed.   I am waiting for the melon man to arrive.  While I wait and wait some more I begin to think the psychic perception is a little off key.  That old friend called doubt begins toContinue reading “Where Are You Mr Melon Man? PART 4”

Where Are You Mr Melon Man PART 3

I look at the clock It’s 1pm, and five minutes later than I last looked.  I’m ready to go.  Well, I say ready – I’m physically ready.  I’m washed, dressed and I have some wine and homemade biscuits to take with me.  I look at the clock again jeez what do you expect it to do?Continue reading “Where Are You Mr Melon Man PART 3”

Where Are You Mr Melon Man? PART 2

Our first perceptions of someone are the ones that really count.  That five to twenty second all inclusive sense busting moment where you can’t help but evaluate aspects of someone’s outer wrapping.  Somehow that outer wrapping acts as a map to a person’s inner psyche.   Some of us are better at psyche map readingContinue reading “Where Are You Mr Melon Man? PART 2”

Where Are You Mr Melon Man? PART 1

 one positive side to having all your possessions stolen is you can’t sit in front of the TV all day.  Even if I’d still managed to hang on to the TV, I wouldn’t have had any electricity anyway!  With everything ‘gone’ aka stolen, during the first two days of arrival the solar panels and theContinue reading “Where Are You Mr Melon Man? PART 1”

A Party On A Chicken’s Lip THE FINAL

The band strikes up.  I’m ousted from my chair I’m in the way as the temporary bar is put together in record time at the back corner of the marquee.  The coloured lights and the live Latin beats entice the first dancers to start jigging.  A group of women in their 60’s cackle call a group ofContinue reading “A Party On A Chicken’s Lip THE FINAL”