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Life in Culebrón is a disconnected series of pieces about the banal and ordinary of everyday life in an inland Alicante village seen from my very British perspective.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

In training

The national pastime for old men in Spain is to sit in the shade and natter. You can just make out a small lad sitting between two old chaps in this snap. Best to start the training young I suppose.

Apologies for the snap. I once read in a photography magazine that there are two ways to take a candid photo. You either sneak the picture somehow or you look fierce, as though you and the camera toughed it out in the last few days of Dien Bien Phu. I've never been to Vietnam hence the dodgy picture.

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