Tripe and Spanish onions by Geoff Sadler
Approx. 51,540 words.
Published on July 23, 2012.
John and Anne Hammond have burnt their boats and bought a run-down cottage in southern Spain. Henceforth life will be one round of perpetual sunshine and cheap booze.
But the realities of everyday living intrude. Their encounters with Spanish builders, bureaucracy, dodgy odd-job men and their attempts to integrate into their new mode of life are frustratingly humourous.