I Want My Flip Flops!

It’s Sunday so time for something a little different in today’s post. It’s 27 degrees so not exactly cold here in Granada, but there have been signs that autumn/winter is definitely coming, least of all the hailstorm earlier in the week.

However, regardless of the onset of autumn/winter, my flip-flops are resolutely staying on.

When I lived in England, wearing flip flops was a sign of of hope and      strangely, it seems to be the same here. I don’t care if it makes me looks like a guiri (foreigner). I am. I like the freedom that wearing flip-flops gives me.

It’s like riding a motorbike with the wind in your hair. But for feet!

2 comments

  1. Have you spend a winter in Granada already? I have never been to a place where I have been so cold in winter as in Granada. Not at home in Germany, not during January in Wisconsin and not even in Antarctica .. Our apartment had a hole for some pipes in the kitchen window and only small electrical heaters (the ones that work like a toaster)! Even if the temperatures are still above zero, it’s freaking cold under conditions like that – we could see our breath condensing in our apartment! You’re a hero if you keep those flip-flops on in December! (I am curious for December by the way, would love to know if they still have the crazy Christmas decoration with the glowing dolphin.)

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  2. Only been here since January, so yet to experience the ‘glories’ of November/December. We have ensured our flat ‘works’ in winter but I guess we’ll see in a few weeks. Will get back to you about the dolphin! In the meantime, am making the most of the sunshine. Off for a paseo now…

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