“Maybe you’d be good at tango” I found myself thinking. The other half of my brain was apprehensive. … More Tango in Sevilla
There comes a moment in every young person’s life when they start eyeing the dreaded kids table warily. … More ‘Adulting’ in Spain
The call comes drifting down the street and up to my window, pulling me from slumber. … More Butano: or how to get your gas bottle delivered to your door in Seville.
I step through the double doors and my attention is quickly placed on the vast array of coloured fabric in front of me. It covers table after table with patterns and textures, the walls hidden behind drapes in every imaginable tone. I take a step to the side to avoid a lady who is reaching … More Polka dots, paisley and olé! Feria time in Seville.
Greetings. They should be simple. And if you know what is socially expected in a culture, they are. But when you come from somewhere else, meeting people for the first time can become awkward and uncomfortable. … More Guide to greetings in Spain
I stepped onboard with a sense of wonder. To think such a vessel could travel the world. I imagined the sails filled with the wind and the salty water crashing against the bow. … More In search of Adventure: the ships that sailed from Seville.
Last week someone at work suggested we “do something for Halloween”. … More How Halloween crept in to Spanish culture
I am aware that yesterday marked the first day of autumn. I am also aware that temperatures in Seville today are just about the same as they were during my visit to Eastbourne this summer. Sunny days, cooler nights, blue skies and inviting temperatures that make you want to spend your time outside. Perfect! … More Sussex summer, Seville autumn.
Hey there, welcome to Seville. I can see you’re new. I’m sure you can’t wait to take a look around. … More Welcome to Seville
Rural France is charming, there is no other way to describe it. … More St. Fraimbault: a flowery village in France