Scribbler in Seville

Oh brother!

This year’s Semana Santa here in Seville has, sadly, been almost as much of a washout as last year’s so far. Only a tiny proportion of the processions – consisting of nazarenos (hooded and robed members of local hermandades, brotherhoods),…

29M in Sevilla

Today there was a general strike here in Spain, called by the two main trade unions, the CCOO and CGT, to protest against the new PP government’s labour reforms. I wanted to go on the march here in Seville, which…

How I know it’s spring

So spring started at 6.14am last Tuesday. Here’s how I know my favourite season of the year here in Seville has arrived. It’s all about smells, sounds and colour. Flowers: sweet-scented blossom everywhere – azahar, the orange blossom with pretty white…

7 Super Shots

Fellow Sevillana blogger Sunshine and Siestas was kind enough to tag me for Seven Super Shots, as organised by hostelbookers, a while ago. As I’ve had no internet connection for nearly a week, with an unreliable dongle, blogging has become…

Better late than never

I have a blogger friend called Bibsey Mama, whom I have mentioned before, as she always makes me laugh, and has a rather fine turn of phrase about being a mum, and stuff like that. A few days ago, she…

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