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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…

Floral feast at Feria 2016

Floral feast at Feria 2016

Flowers are always present at the Feria de Abril in Seville, the city’s huge annual party. Every woman who wears the traditional gitana dress, long with ruffles – the only regional costume which is subject to trends – has a…

Snapshots from El Rocio 2014

Every year I can, I scoot off with my trusty camera to capture the rocieros as they set off on Spain’s biggest annual pilgrimage to a small town in Huelva province – El Rocio. As many others have affirmed, this…

My most popular posts of 2013, plus a mini-review

You lot seem to think I’m quite amusing. What am I, funny likeĀ a clown? En serio – my most popular new posts, published last year, are mostly silly ones. Well, not silly – highly intelligent, witty and astute, of course.…

What to do in Seville during the December Puente – and over Christmas

This weekend is a bank holiday in Spain – a double one, with two (legitimate) days off – today, Friday, and Monday. First, Dia de la Constitucion (6 December), celebrating Spain’s Constitution; then Dia la Concepcion Inmaculada (8 December) – a…

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