Scribbler in Seville

Ladies sing the blues

Seville has been quite the cultural hotspot over the past few weeks, with the Placido Domingo Festival, followed by the Seville Film Festival. Both have been high-profile, well-attended events which have brought international attention to the city for overwhelmingly positive,…

Friday fotos: curves

Friday photos – or #frifotos – is something I look at with great interest, without ever managing to take part in (story of my life). But this week’s theme, Curves, was screaming out to be illustrated with some shots of Metropol…

The Next Big Thing

Last week, Matthew Hirtes, author of Going Local in Gran Canaria, very kindly mentioned me in his The Next Big Thing post. The idea is that you talk about your latest, or upcoming, project – his own one is writing a…

Want: 9 things I’d quite like, er, please

I’m not that active in the mummy blogging sphere, although there are a few Spanish or travel-themed ones which I read regularly. So when I saw that fellow ex-Londoner, adoptive-Andalucian Bibsey Mama had tagged me in a meme, under her section heading…

A colourful romería

A colourful romería

Last Sunday was our local romería, which I’ve blogged about before. The Romería de Torrijos takes place in Valencina de la Concepcion, near Seville, on the second Sunday of October. I covered all the historical background in the previous post –…

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