"A beautifully written and highly entertaining account of the
upside of downshifting."
-- The Daily Mirror, April 2007
"A witty and devilishly intelligent foray into the highs and lows of a new life in Spain"
-- Xpat magazine, November 2007
"Anna brings a fresh eye to the genre... you root for her as she
makes her arduous commuting work"
-- Suite 101 website, June 2007
"This is a lively and highly entertaining read... a great piece of writing, a great achievement"
-- Bella Online, July 2007
"Provides much insight into the ways and means for successful
integration in a rural society"
-- Sesame magazine, Spring 2007
'A thoroughly entertaining account'
-- Mallorca On The Move magazine
`A beautifully written and highly entertaining account of the upside of downshifting.' -- The Mirror
`A fast-moving, humorous... inspirational account of her own experiences and how to enjoy the best of both worlds.'
-- Oxford Mail, July 12, 2007
`The narrative trajectory... is handled with humour, with amusing anecdotes and pen-portraits of the vecinos.'
-- Anglo Spain Society, August 2008
`This witty and erudite account... will make an enjoyable read for anyone wanting to live their dream.' -- The Bookseller, January 2007
About the Author
Anna Nicholas is a freelance journalist and PR Consultant. She has run five full marathons in different countries in the last five years and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of Women in Journalism. She has been an international invigilator for the Guinness Book of Records and organised an expedition to carry a piano to a remote Amerindian tribe in South America, which was the subject of a BBC TV documentary.