Scribbler in Seville

Christmas

Word a Week Photo Challenge: Glitter

Every week, Sue over at A Word in Your Ear posts a photo theme – colour, texture, or whatever. They always look like fun, and I often think of photos I’ve taken which would be ideal for a post, but…

A merry insta-Christmas in Seville

I love Christmas – I love the food, the smells, the music, the lights, the whole shebang. I’m a total sucker for it. The multi-coloured lights on Avenida de la Constitucion, the road which goes past the Cathedral, look utterly…

The royal postperson comes to town: “Is it cos I is black?”

On 6 January the Reyes Magos (Three Wise Men, or┬áThree Kings) visit towns and villages throughout Spain, arriving by helicopter, boat, elephant or camel, depending on the extent of each ayuntamiento (town hall)’s budget deficit. This is the biggest day…

Wreathed in smiles: how to green your front door

More of a sprig-fest than a wreath – if you look closely, half-hidden behind the fluffy white beard, you can see the face of…. Father Christmas! This year in my parents’ village, I’ve noticed more Christmas wreaths than previous years…

Happy Christmas!

Happy Christmas! The tree chez Watson

I’ve nearly finished wrapping the presents, and it’s now the 25th, so it’s time to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Whever you are

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