The Costa spending your winter in Spain

Many of my neighbours have gone to Spain and who can blame them?

It’s cheaper to rent a Spanish flat than to heat a French house, not to mention warm seas, lots of sun, Spanish tapas and coming home stocked up with cheap Spanish groceries for the summer.

I get where they’re coming from – or at least where they’re going...

Meanwhile, I have the keys to half a dozen houses, watering plants, checking on post boxes, electrics and burglar alarms, chickens, cats and even a pair of baleful ...

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