Saturday, 16 December, 2017

John Woodhead


My home town is Middlesbrough and I am proud of it. It is not the prettiest town in the world being built on a history of mining, shipbuilding plus steel and chemical works

It is not a pleasant task supporting the Boro. Your life is full of disappointments punctuated by the occasional joyful moment

The Fog Index (or Gunning Fog Index) is a measure of how readable a piece of text is

Hopefully the overnight temperatures will continue to rise and the summer growing grass on our golf course will start to flourish again. However, perhaps these are the only green shoots we will see this year?

It is great that an old Scottish poet can bring together such a variety of people for a fun evening together

What do they have in common? My natural inclination would be to say that there is nothing to connect these three things

Finca Onegar - a great day trip to a bodega in the province of Almeria

One of the things that bugs me a great deal is poor customer service - so it's good to be able to praise a business for great service

The event will take place on Saturday, 29 October with proceeds in aid of Francis House - a children's hospice near Manchester

When we were choosing somewhere to move to in Spain one of the criteria high on the list was we would have to be close to a golf course that we enjoyed playing

Spend periods of time in your home country and Spain? What's the best option to get internet access at a reasonable price while you are here?

But will it make a difference?

John Woodhead discovers why mosquitoes make a beeline for some people

John Woodhead travels some of the back roads of southern Spain

Spanish local elections are due to take place on 22 May 2011

Searching for oil and gas has been welcomed by both the Ministry of Industry and the Junta de Andalucía

Penne Amatriciana, aka Mimmo's pasta and pizza for dessert!

A new golf society is born in Almeria - with a launch scheduled for June 1

The current world windsurfing champion, Víctor Fernández lives in Almerimar

A firm favourite in the Woodhead household

John Woodhead takes look at mining and railways in the Almería province

The forecast is good as John Woodhead enjoys Christmas in Almería

John Woodhead recollects a fantastic day out in the Alpujarras

John Woodhead loves playing the game in the winter sunshine

John Woodhead ponders how much he relies on technology

Fancy a day out in Almería? Why not take a trip to a Western-based theme park?




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