I found this in Vietnam, there's a fine line between voicing realism and being a whining expat.
But going round thinking "everything is wonderful" can be somewhat naive and it's only fair you should get to let out your frustrations occasionally.
The only question is, who to?
From Picasso Dreams:
"The retirees are definitely more Nica – laid back and easy going quick to stop on the street and chat for long periods. They tend to bristle when the working crowd vents their frustrations about the inefficiencies of the government and the culture and how hard it is to make a profit.
"Retirees and travelers passing through do not want to hear anything negative about their destination of choice. They have the time to enjoy the peculiarities of the culture."
The full, rather good, post is here
The blogger is Kelly, owner of El Gato Negro bookstore in beach town San Juan Del Sur. Coincidentally ourwoman and I are planning to head that way this weekend. I'll have to drop by and share a grumble.
My current Granada-based whinge is this: why the hell has there been virtually no water during weekday daylight hours for weeks and weeks? There seems to be various theories but everyone seems to agree that it's more to do with efficiency than availability.