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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),…

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…

Seville on two wheels

  Cycling is a perfect pastime for getting around Seville. The city is flat, with 130km of marked bike lanes, so you can ride safely in most areas. On two wheels you can see a large section of the city…

Eco and street-foodie weekend in Seville

Eco and street-foodie weekend in Seville

  A few weekends ago we had a full-on feast of foodieness here in Seville: BioCultura fair (26-28 February), at FIBES Conference Centre, which was full of eco-innovation as well as lots of fabulous fresh organic goodies; plus the Callejeando Food…

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