Scribbler in Seville

The past recreated: seeing Seville’s history through new eyes

As any of you who either live here in Seville, or have ever visited the city, will know, there’s layer upon layer of history right under your feet: Roman, Arab, medieval, renaissance… But in visual terms, the city’s rich past…

My perfect day

The other night I was at the Taller de Habilidades Sociales para Padres – a local parents’ group run by a psychologist where we vent our frustrations, fears and anxieties about raising children. One of the recent exercises was asking…

A review of four new children’s books by an expat-in-Spain author

One of the delights of blogging for me – and indeed, of being a journalist in general – is the variety of things you get to do, see, experience, write about… So I was quite chuffed when someone sent me…

Ship of Dreams – Titanic The Exhibition comes to Seville

Boarding the “Ship of Dreams”. It’s already been travelling around Spain for years, spending up to one year in cities such as Valencia, Barcelona and Bilbao, as well as across Europe – Berlin, Stockholm and Amsterdam. It takes around three…

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,…

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