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Celebrity using his fame to help his old sheep shearing partner find work on a raucous road trip; cooking a TV lunch for visiting British chef Rick Stein; discovering the pitfalls of Spanish public speaking; and most movingly visiting famine stricken Niger for Oxfam Yet it's at. It s somewhere between a three and a four Chris Stewart s latest set of anecdotes about the good life he s living in rural Spain is less engaging than driving over lemons and its seuels but it is still enjoyable and easily diverting he remains an author easy to like genuinely self depreciating and able to get the balance in writing right so he can honestly tell the reader how great his life is but how hard he had to work for it for many years and talk about how as an expat he is often baffled by the locals without sounding massively smug andor patronising a skill indeed This includes a mix of stories of life on his farm the sole focus of the earlier books nice things that happen to the author and some reminiscenses of his youth and first job in construction no I m not really sure why this was in either usually gently upbeat and largely entertainingI ended up reading a chunk of this as a chapter each day towards the end of my commute as it does put you in a nice frame of mind I was also immersed in Matterhorn for this less of a skip off to work book And while the stories may not be uite as good as some of the earlier ones that I genuinely looked forward to spending ten to fifteen minutes in his company each time If you haven t read any others start at the beginning If you have well you know what you re going to get Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods old sheep shearing partner find work Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche on a raucous road trip; cooking a TV lunch for visiting British chef Rick Stein; discovering the pitfalls Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of Spanish public speaking; and most movingly visiting famine stricken Niger for Oxfam Yet it's at. It s somewhere between a three and a four Chris Stewart s latest set Mensa Riddles Conundrums of anecdotes about the good life he s living in rural Spain is less engaging than driving Julie of the Wolves over lemons and its seuels but it is still enjoyable and easily diverting he remains an author easy to like genuinely self depreciating and able to get the balance in writing right so he can honestly tell the reader how great his life is but how hard he had to work for it for many years and talk about how as an expat he is The Right Swipe often baffled by the locals without sounding massively smug andor patronising a skill indeed This includes a mix Touched of stories Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa of life Ugly Fish on his farm the sole focus The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of the earlier books nice things that happen to the author and some reminiscenses Little Gods of his youth and first job in construction no I m not really sure why this was in either usually gently upbeat and largely entertainingI ended up reading a chunk Der Schweizerische Robinson of this as a chapter each day towards the end Ensorcelled The Erotic Adventures of Jane in the Jungle Book 9 of my commute as it does put you in a nice frame The Poems The Collected Works of W B Yeats of mind I was also immersed in Matterhorn for this less Sylvia Pankhurst of a skip Attack of Apollyon: Revenge of the Locusts off to work book And while the stories may not be uite as good as some Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere An Illustrated Introduction Tuttle Martial Arts of the earlier The Empirical Stance The Terry Lectures Series ones that I genuinely looked forward to spending ten to fifteen minutes in his company each time If you haven t read any Book of Isms others start at the beginning If you have well you know what you re going to get

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Last Days of the Bus Club

El Valero his beloved sheep farm that Chris remains in his element as he his wife Ana and their assorted dogs cats and sheep weather a near calamitous flood and emerge as newly certified organic farmers His cash crop The lemons and oranges he once so blithely drove over of course. Enjoyed this book immensely a nice tale of family life in Spain Reminded me of the books written by Gerard Durrell when he was living in Greece It s not a mover and shaker book but a pleasant feel good type of read

summary Last Days of the Bus Club

It's two decades since Chris Stewart moved to his farm on the wrong side of a river in the mountains of southern Spain and his daughter Chlöe is preparing to fly the nest for university In this latest typically hilarious dispatch from El Valero we find Chris now a local literary. view spoiler Bettie s Books hide spoiler


10 thoughts on “Last Days of the Bus Club

  1. says:

    The highlight of the book is the Great Flood where it rains too much and just about everything and everyone gets swept away But mostly they dry off fix things up and it's just something to talk about At the bus club The bus club is th

  2. says:

    In his latest instalment from El Valero Chris Stewart brings us a series of anecdotes of his life in this part of Spain since the last bookFrom his hilarious attempts at public speaking when he implies that he is bisexual to his daughters school the combined sheep and author tour that he undertakes with his good friend José the judging at a tuna competition and the dealings that he has with the overbearing Spanish bure

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  4. says:

    If you've read any of the other Lemons books you'll know what to expect Chris Stewart is genial company as he regales us with anecdotes of his life in Spain Gently entertaining for the armchair traveller

  5. says:

    From BBC radio 4 Book of the WeekBy Chris Stewart Tales from the Alpujarras region of Andalucia in Spain

  6. says:

    It's somewhere between a three and a four Chris Stewart's latest set of anecdotes about the good life he's living in rural Spain is less engaging than driving over lemons and its seuels but it is still enjoyable and easily

  7. says:

    I should have read Driving Over Lemons and the other books about living in Alpujarras South of Granada before reading this latest edition However I did enjoy imagining life on a rural hill farm in the heat of the Southern Spanish sun I enjoying hearing about some of the things Chris Stewart has got up to and I now have a s

  8. says:

    Enjoyed this book immensely a nice tale of family life in Spain Reminded me of the books written by Gerard Durrell when he was living

  9. says:

    Although Last Days of the Bus Club felt very much like a continuation of The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society it also seemed to be somewhat lacking The narrative still offers an interesting escapism whereas the photographs at the beginning of each chapter are also a nice addition Yet I suppose it was Stewart recalling his experience with venereal diseases that highlighted his shortage of new and interesting storiesRating 385

  10. says:

    I'd previously read the three earlier books in the El Valero trilogy and enjoyed them tremendously If anything I enjoyed the fourth book even Maybe it's the fact that I share his love for things Spanish and his age roughly maybe but whatever it is I've loved this addition to the history Again I think it's the ord

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