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Guernsey Press – April 2014

Guernsey Press – April 2014 Our expat is buying a house. So is his Guernsey-based stepsister. Six months down the line, guess who’s still taking bureaucratic baby steps? Andy Chapell wonders how much longer it’ll take the authorities to press a couple of computer keys… Click to Read More →

Guernsey Press – March 2014

Guernsey Press – March 2014 The lights are off but there’s someone at home – or in the shop. Small businesses in Andy Chapell’s area of Spain are in dire straits, to such an extent they’re working in the dark. Unemployment stands at 40%, taxes continue Read More →

Guernsey Press – October 2013

Guernsey Press – October 2013 Spain’s problems are nothing to do with siestas or sangria consumption, says Andy Chapell. Think corruption, bureaucracy and ingrained attitudes that persist from the Franco regime and you’re getting warmer… Click to read the full article  (PDF opens in new window) Reproduced with Read More →

Guernsey Press – September 2013

Guernsey Press – September 2013 Midnight at the wedding of the local sausage baron’s son, and 1,250 guests are just getting warmed up. They’ve had ham and cheese, seafood, sorbet and pork, and now the steak course is coming up, followed by pudding, cake, bacon butties and celebrations Read More →

Olive Press feature – August 2013

Olive Press feature – August 2013 Being the heart of the silly season, the Olive Press compares the life of the boss of a small 18-room boutique hotel, near Ronda, with the life of the boss of the Costa del Sol’s biggest hotel the Sunset Beach, in Benalmadena Click to Read More →

Guernsey Press – August 2013

Guernsey Press – August 2013 When an evening out begins at 1am and calling it a night at 4am marks you as a lightweight, it’s clear that the time difference between Spain and the UK is a lot more complicated than one hour… Click to Read More →

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We were selected by Jamie Oliver as the restaurant of choice after he filmed in our area. He is such a nice guy too.

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Featured on many, many TV and radio programmes - including Cilla Black's Blind Date!

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