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Goodbye Colin. See you in September

August 14th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Ham

Colin Huges will be off tomorrow after a 6 week stay with us. It has been a tremendous 6 weeks, with very few unflyable days. Colin has made his PB on a number on a number of flights. He is aways first off and acts as wind dummy for the rest of the group, sometime […]

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On the telly

May 14th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Ham

Next Monday on the regional TV there is a programme called Me gusta y me quedo.  Last week they came to to Piedrahita to do  a short documentary.    Essentially it is a programme about foreigners who have come to make their home in Castilla y Leon and how they adapted to the  Castillian way […]

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Cows in the garden

May 10th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Ham

This weekend we welcomed 8 Charolais cows into our garden.  They will be keeping the grass down to a managable level for the next few months   They belong to Pablo and Jesus from the local Ferret shop and hopefully they will give us a few buckets of milk in exchange  from their dairy stock which […]

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Our move to Zapata

May 8th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Ham

Any of you who have been out with us over the last few years will know of our long struggle to build our new home at the bottom of the big spine to the East of Piedrahita.   3 years ago the first constructor ran off with a large portion of our funds and went into […]

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La Palma filling up for 7th of December.

August 18th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

We have now started to fill our first date to La Palma.  At the moment the flights by Thomson are quite reasonable.   If you are interested in some interesting winter XC (though very much thermic out and returns along the western side of the volcanic mountain that is La Palma)

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A week of intense construction work

August 8th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Today Art and his wife Chris finished up to return to the USA.  Art is a project manager for Khuns Bros in the USA and had been sent over to help us out with the construction of our new home.  We had been in a very stressfull position, as the workers who had been contracted […]

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Too windy, but some roofing

August 4th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Wave bars and a strong  Sw put a stop to flying, but our build continues well with our American guest, Art, doing wonders on the framing of the roof

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Fantastic day!!!

July 31st, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Today was a great day, principally since our Log home specialist Art arrived from the States to start work on our roof.  What an amazing contrast after what went on at the site before.  Art is an artist with a chain and circular saw and spent the day in 30º heat rectifying many of the […]

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Spaces now available for weeks 30 and 31

July 1st, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Due to a cancellation there are now spaces available for these weeks.

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Slots now available for week starting 12th July

June 24th, 2009 - Posted by Steve Ham

Due to a late cancellation we now have space for 1 person (possibly 2) this week. This comes directly after the Spanish Nationals and right bang during some of the historically biggest XC days.  This is for pilots who want XC kms, so no beginners for this week please.

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