Although it was raining, plenty of members turned up - in fact so many we were hard pressed to find enough chairs! The Vall del Pop singers entertained us with carols to start the proceedings and the capacity crowd were mercifully spared a long 'admin' session and got down to the fun, mince pies and cava straight away.
A plea from Parcent's deputy mayor to ALL EXPATS to ensure that they are registered on the padron of their local Town Hall and that they have also applied for voting rights.
The blue hair was startling - more of that later! Sheila began her talk by explaining what prompted her to clock up more than 20,000 miles on a bicycle saddle! She was office bound in Scotland, but did some work related travelling around the UK. One day, on the M6 motorway, she noticed a man crossing a bridge. With a rucksack on his back and his head in the air, enjoying total freedom. Sheila realised how trapped she felt, and determined to do something about it. A touring bike proved to be the answer.