Scribbler in Seville

A Post a Day

35 years of freedom

If you’ve been following the recent struggles of women in Saudi Arabia – one woman was caught driving and was sentenced to 10 lashes for the offence, a barbaric and medieval punishment which she only escaped after the king pardoned…

Model behaviour

I find supermodels irritating at the best of times, unless they’re talking about their cellulite or some enjoyably negative aspect which reveals that they do, in fact, have less-than-perfect lives. Gisele Bundchen, the highest-paid model in the world, is more…

Some of my favourite books about Spain

Casting around for a topic for today’s post, I asked for ideas on my Facebook page. And I got a great one, which I’d been meaning to do for a while anyway. Thanks, Tess Stobie! I love reading books in…

In praise of the suegra

As I mentioned in my Post A Day a couple of days ago, there are more public holidays in Spain than you could shake a stick at – you’d certainly get very tired trying. For parents, this results in a…

Sign of the times?

I stumbled across a story on Twitter today, as you do, when searching around half-heartedly for an interesting topic for today’s blog post. It said “Spanish workers made to wear toilet sign”. I’m very disciplined (unusually so) in which links…

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