What a beautiful life it would be

I come home after a tough day at work and see that she’s washed the car again. It’s always clean, shiny, unlike the garage or the inside of the house. I take a deep breath and walk in. It’s still light, but the curtains are drawn and there she is…

An account of real life rural Spain, as witnessed at my wife’s village in NW Spain.

The whole village was invited to the barbecue. It was August, and with one day left for the fiesta the population had increased tenfold.

Children were running around, darting in and out of the…

Adrian Padina

Master hotelier who writes and photographs. Take a peek inside my world.

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