The King of the Reptiles

Dearest readers, It is almost time for me to leave beautiful Carate! But before that, here is a little snippet into my near death experience of a few weeks ago….. As I have mentioned, Turtle conservation is a huge part of what we do here. At the moment it is peak season for nest laying, […]

Christmas Festivities

This week has been a week of firsts: β€’ First time I changed a nappy in a park (lovely experience….) β€’ First time to read a bedtime story in Spanish β€’ First time to see a Spanish β€˜BelΓ©n’ (a nativity scene) β€’ First time to eat churros (FINALLY!) It has been an eventful, and frankly […]

Au pairs, au pairs, everywhere!

Can you believe it, I have been here for 3 weeks now! The weather has finally turned β€˜autumnal’ – although in Spain this means temperatures of around 25 degrees and the occasional cloud (shocking, I know). I have worn trousers for the first time since arriving, and it even rained on Wednesday! Otherwise, normal Spanish […]