Tripe and Spanish onions
by Geoff Sadler
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.