Author Archives: pieandgravy

A New Adventure

I had been toying with the idea of WWOOFing for the last few years after hearing about it when I was working at the Casa Caracol hostel in Cadiz. At that point, it was an idea I pocketed but never … Continue reading

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A Pigtastic Puente

You could compare Cadiz to a witch. She somehow manages to cast a spell over you and before you know it, you’re stuck here. And not only that, when you go away, you pine to come back. The strange thing … Continue reading

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The Chavez Deception

The death of Hugo Chávez on the 5th of March sent shock waves all over the world.  The reaction was, of course, completely polarised. While floods of Venezuelans took to the streets of Caracas to mourn their beloved comandante, other … Continue reading

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Anyone for a brew?

Just before Christmas, a friend of mine from work gave us the idea of painting mugs when she requested one for her mother’s Christmas present. We instantly loved the idea and after the holidays we ordered the pens. They arrived … Continue reading

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Latest creations

Well, December has been quite a productive month for me and my designs. The more pieces that I achieve, the more I love dedicating my time to this hobby. If only it wasn’t just a hobby! Having said that, if … Continue reading

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Revolution in the air

Do you get the feeling that people are getting more and more angry of late, and are refusing to sit back and accept what their government tells them? All over Europe, austerity measures are being put in place leaving a … Continue reading

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If you tolerate this…

“If You Tolerate This Then Your Children Will Be Next” is one of my all time favourite songs written by Wales’ very own Manic Street Preachers. This song was inspired by the Spanish Civil War which was fought between Franco’s … Continue reading

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