Scribbler in Seville

Game of Thrones Season 7: locations around Seville

So the new, penultimate season of Game of Thrones is out – and yet again, Andalucia is a favoured location for the seven episodes. This time you will be able to spot the Roman site of Italica, the castle of Almodovar…

A family weekend in Granada – Part I

A family weekend in Granada – Part I

 Living in a city as beautiful as Seville, it’s easy to become complacent. With characteristics alarmingly similar to a Sevillano’s, displaying that inward-looking attitude that so disturbs me, I have actually started to believe this is the most wondrous city…

Moved by mountains: a trip across the High Alpujarras

Moved by mountains: a trip across the High Alpujarras

I’ve always had a thing about mountains. As a child, we spent a week in the Highlands of Scotland every summer. Idyllic memories of rambling over heather-covered moors, clambering up massive grey lichen-kissed boulders, splashing about in ice-cold burns (streams),…

Feria 2017 – the big fashion stories: yellow, lace, shoulders and sleeves

Feria 2017 – the big fashion stories: yellow, lace, shoulders and sleeves

  The Feria de Abril is the annual spring fair in Seville, where women and men dance together, ride horses, drink sherry, and often meet their future husband or wife. It is a spectacle not to be missed, if you…

Cadiz Carnaval 2017

Cadiz Carnaval 2017

This year, we went to Cadiz Carnaval – not for the first time. Four years ago, my daughter Lola and I dressed up, but this year – despite having a fabulous tiger costume generously given by a genius friend who made…

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