Azada – The Mother of Spain

using one of these gives you an excellent workout. I wear glaziers gloves to reduce the grip required. This enables me to plough away for hours at a time. 30 seconds on, then 45 resting

using one of these gives you an excellent workout. I wear glaziers gloves to reduce the grip required. This enables me to plough away for hours at a time. 30 seconds on, then 45 resting – 30 – 45 …

Do not underestimate the power and versatility of this machine. A tractor does untold damage to the structure of the soil, and it’s underground biology systems. I swear by this implement. They come in several styles, depending on your task, but I generally rely on just two types. Regular sharpening ensures relative ease of use.

I met my farmer neighbour, Vincent, in a bar one night: “I hear you are doing your finca the old fashion way – that azada’ll kill you, you know?” “Thanks for the warning amigo. Hang on – your the one who introduced me to the damned thing in the first place.”