Miranda Innes: Getting to Manana



Nvironment The writing is highly descriptive and the situations funny and emotionally charged at times I found the book lively and entertaining the shock of Spanish builders both unsurprising and inevitable Moving from one country to another in Europe IHowever familiar is going to be fraught with problems and these were enjoyable to see and overcome such a great reminder of my summer in malaga Under the Tuscan Sun set in Andalucia Spain and much funnier Loved this writer she Ans of Arsenal football ground to purchase her back garden a badly slipped disc and the logistics involved in moving a lifetime's possessions Nor had she realised what a struggle re building the house room by room or planting a garden in the hostile terrain of southern Spain would be But helped by her new husband Dan and an assortment of eccentric locals not least by the worldly wisdom of Juan the builder she made it and over the ensuing four years the house and pool were built and.

Ould be a bit over the top at times but I also found myself laughing out loud uite often You ll never feel the same way about home improvement projects again Beautifully written with great descriptive passages about her environment and lifestyle Miranda was an easily excited and unpredictable woman who moves from England to Spain to start a new life with a new love in a derelict house Often very tongue in cheek laughing at herself and the often terrible situations they were in. The garden began to take shapeThis is the story of how Miranda got to mañana of her love affair with Spain and a countryside where 'great agged peaks range above little fields white villages tumble like sugar cubes down the sides of hills and white houses grow room by room in a puzzle of rectangles topped by corrugated cinnamon brown terracotta tiles moulded on a man's thigh'Illustrated throughout with line drawings by Dan Pearce Getting to Mañana is a book to read and treasure.

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Despite being divided into sections by year this book suffered from a very confused timeline The author umped all over the place forward and back years in the narrative without explanation The author also spent the entire book whining about things that were or had gone terribly wrong An annoying and depressing book instead of the light travel book I was hoping for uite a funny and enjoyable read with the dual novelties of a new home and new partner both in a strange foreign In 1996 former Country Living garden editor Miranda Innes decided to change her life completelyTired of urban living bored of her career out of love with her long standing partner she and her son spied a romantic ruin in Andalusia amid its own olive groves and made an offer What happened next selling her London house and handing in her notice at the magazine was going to be straightforward or so she thought She had not counted on the sudden emergence of a New Man in her life the pl.