The latests posts on writing, procrastinating, obsessive editing and other writerly topics. … More Writing
The Travel section includes articles written from the road, trips in Spain and adventures from around the world. … More Travel
The Culture section covers topics related to International living, Spanish Culture, being a guiri in Seville and TCK life. … More Culture
Paella. That delicious traditional Spanish rice dish, the one thing you must order when you are visiting Spain, right? Well…not really. … More Don’t order paella in Seville. Try this instead.
The mixed identity, the culture clashes, the divided loyalties are all clear signs of a TCK. These themes emerge over and over in this series and are perhaps one of the reasons I enjoyed it so much. … More The Last Kingdom and the TCK
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.
Celebrating International Women’s Day in Seville … More To be a woman
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
Parties, presents, preparations, people… We all busy ourselves with so many activities at this time of year! Somehow December flies by and suddenly it’s almost Christmas. … More Opening the doors to Christmas