Video of A&H Lecture: The Magic That Was the Concorde

Posted on Mar 4th, 2020

If you enjoyed the lecture you can watch it again and, if you missed it, for the first time, by clicking on the video below. Lecturer: Pete Carrigan Pete was a flight engineer 3rd pilot, and flew for 28 years for British Airways. He accumulated over 10,000 hours on 747s over 15 years, and then over 3,500 hours over the next 12 years on Concorde, continuing to fly on this amazing supersonic passenger aircraft right up to its final flight. He was an…

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Las Chicas que Comen

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2019

44 Chicas enjoyed a wonderful Christmas lunch at the Olive Tree Restaurant in Moraira, which opened specially for us.  We have visited here several times and Sandra and Harvey have always done us proud, especially at Christmas. We were met by a welcome glass of cava then Santa´s elves, who efficiently took our money, then gave us badges and directions. (Table Elf, Money Elf, Badge Elf and Secret Elves)  After a delicious lunch including old fashioned prawn cocktail and yummy sticky…

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Las Chicas que Comen March at Samar

Posted on May 2nd, 2019

Las Chicas held their 5 year anniversary celebration lunch on 13th March 2019. We could not have chosen a better venue. Samar is a new fusion restaurant near the yacht club in Moraira and a most welcome addition to our wonderful town. Aziz and his team were most accommodating and just a little bit overwhelmed with the influx of 53 exuberant Chicas! After cava and photos we took our seats to make acquaintance with friends and some newcomers. There was a little wait for the starters…

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Art & History 11th March

Posted on Mar 12th, 2019

This week Angela Chantry gave a most interesting talk regarding Carmen Amaya who started life as a poor gypsy girl living in a deprived slum area of Barcelona who became the most celebrated female flamenco dancer. She has been called "the greatest Spanish Romany dancer of her generation"and "the most extraordinary personality of all time in flamenco dance”.  She was the first female flamenco dancer to master footwork previously reserved for the best male dancers, due to its speed and…

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