Hello ! And welcome to Bluefish Way !

My name is Ralph and I am retired (in other words I can do what I like) in Cortes de la Frontera, Andalucia, Spain.

Oh. And I am single !!


Wasn’t I sweet in 1952 aged 6. What happened ?


Well, I grew up to be a soldier !



Some photos of me over the last 5 years











I live with my 2 cats, Sonic (black) and Samantha



Views of my wacky shaped house/apartment (centre of photo)





My Salon





View from my front balcony



Dawn from my rear balcony



Views from my rear balcony


Vultures (click for the big picture)


On the path beside my house



River Guadiaro, 50 yards away



River Guadiaro a mile away



Cortes de la Frontera on the mountain side.



I live in a small village where nothing should happen.

BUT !!

100 yards away were major rail works, night & day, for months in 2009.



And then there was the big flood of Christmas 2009



So, welcome, and a High Five to all my visitors



Ralph xox ❀


464 Comments on “About

  1. Ralph – this is such informative, amazing story to share. You have now to create your own memoir or mini audio as documentary movie. Bravo

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    • Thank you so much for your great idea and comment Mihran. Love it ! I’ll give it some thought πŸ˜€ Ralph.


  2. Hi Ralph! I have a new blog-new name (Scout) and hope you’ll Follow again! (mandy from healing page is no longer). I will catch up with you and those adorable kitties as soon as I get my act together with new blog!! πŸ™‚

    Liked by 3 people

  3. This site is uniquely beautiful. It is a stand out from many that i have visited! I look foward to reading more of your contents, cheers buddy! πŸ™‚

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    • Thank you Shera, it’s nice to meet you and Sally too. Thank you for commenting as well. Hugs. Ralph xox ❀


    • Thank you so much for your lovely comment Shivangi. Love it !
      I hope you have a wonderful weekend and are enjoying the USA. Ralph xox ❀


  4. This is so beautiful, Ralph! I love the pictures! We have two cats, also… lol they are so much fun and our two boys (one’s 5 and one’s 18 months) love them, too!

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    • That is very kind of you to say that this About post is beautiful and that you love the pictures. Oh, that’s nice that you have two cats in addition of your two very young boys. I expect they are all quite a handful.
      I do hope that you are having a lovely week. Ralph xox ❀


    • Hello PSoC πŸ˜€ ( I did try to find your name in your blog comments, but to no avail. So sorry, I’ll have to call you PSoC )
      Thank you so much for enjoying my about page and commenting.
      Please keep smiling yourself too. Hugs. Ralph xox ❀


  5. What a beautiful place you live in! And what an interesting life you live πŸ™‚

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    • Wow, what a lovely comment from you Rachel. Thank you so much and have a lovely day. Ralph xox ❀


    • Thank you so much Gill for your lovely words. It is nice to live here, a little bit primitive, but I like it that way, preferring the country to cities. I am sure Thailand has wonders of its own which I hope you are enjoying my new friend. Ralph xox ❀

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      • Yes, totally opposite and it must be great to live in a place with so much variety such as yours. Have fun my friend πŸ™‚

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  6. Thanks for stopping by my blog, Ralph. Yours is very interesting and oh, how I adore AndalucΓ­a! (as you could probably tell from the Rilke post). Bien hecho, seΓ±or!

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    • You are welcome Susan. I will visit your blog again this evening and have another look at that post. Take care. Ralph xox ❀


  7. Ralph, your posts are so entertaining! You are one of the happiest people I have ever seen and I enjoy reading your blog. How nice to have so much feline input πŸ˜‰
    Thank you so much for checking out my blog! πŸ™‚

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    • Awww ! You are so sweet Magick Mermaid. Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. So uplifting !
      You’re welcome. Love your drawings my friend. Hugs. Ralph xox ❀

      Liked by 1 person

  8. I went to your About page in search of a place to comment on your Candid Camera video about following you. I love your About page; I should have visited it sooner. Your readers get “Ralph in a capsule,” a picture of your life through its stages and where you live now. I also did enjoy the little video; it had me laughing!

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    • Thank you so much for visiting my About page LG and making such a lovely comment. I really do appreciate it. I hope you are having a great Sunday. Ralph xox ❀

      Liked by 1 person

  9. Hi Ralph, I’m Australian. I noticed the Signals Corps hat badge. That says a lot!. I was RAAEC and I know the Aust Signals corps badge but can you tell me what is the difference between the one you wear and the one with a horse and a flash of lightning?

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    • Hello Madame πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much for visiting and for your lovely and sweet comment. I really do appreciate it.
      I do hope that you are having a wonderful week. Ralph xox ❀

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    • Hello Liz πŸ™‚
      *blushing* Thank you so much my friend. This photo was taken in Cyprus in 1969 and was printed in a local UK newspaper for British Army recruitment.
      Big hugs. Ralph xox ❀


  10. You live in a breathtakingly beautiful place! The climate must be so pleasant!
    Such a sweet photo of you as a young boy☺️ You looked stunning as a young men and soldier! And you’re still looking great! You must be a wonderful person to be around. Sonic and Samantha have a lovely home with youπŸ’•πŸ˜Ί

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    • Hello Natascha πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much. You live in a beautiful place too. I am looking forward to summer coming when it gets really hot. At the moment it is quite cool and raining. Oh well !
      You are so sweet and you almost have me blushing. Compliments are always welcome and you are so kind to say is these lovely words my friend. Thank you so much.
      I hope you have a lovely week with Murli.
      Hugs. Ralph xox ❀

      Liked by 1 person

  11. Hi Ralph, thank you for dropping by on my site. You have a fun website. You live in an amazing location, you lucky (Blue)fish – the cats must love it.

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    • Hello da-AL πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much for reading my About and making such a lovely comment. I have been here in this village for 13 years and still think I am on holiday. Must be a good place then πŸ™‚
      I do love the picture of you and your two dogs. Aren’t they lovely !
      Do have a lovely week. Ralph xox ❀

      Liked by 1 person

  12. Hi Ralph πŸ™‚
    Oh you’re a delight! Thank you for liking my post and sharing your journey with me. Magical blessings, Hayley ❀

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    • Hello Hayley πŸ™‚
      Oh, you are so sweet ! Thank you so much for your wonderful comment my friend.
      Take care and big hugs. Ralph xox ❀


    • Hello JC πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much my friend, you are very kind. Your comment is really appreciated.
      Take care. Ralph xox ❀


  13. Gosh what a really gorgeous place you live in the surroundings are so beautiful.Many years ago I lived on a farm in the country side I loved being beside nature.Your home looks so magnificent.Perfect place for your two furry felines their gorgeous too.Your all so lucky.Bless you all.xπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸΎπŸ˜»πŸ’Ÿ

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    • Hello Chriss CM πŸ™‚
      Thank you so much for your wonderful comment. As well as loving your words I really do appreciate what you have said.
      Big hug. Ralph xox ❀

      Liked by 1 person

      • I get unconditional love from Spike I don’t need anyone or anything thing else Hope you all have a purrfect weekend….love your China door stop and clock love to hear more.x🐾🐾🐾🐾🐾😻

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