Friday, 22 September, 2017


By Morris Bishop TWO Christmas concerts will be performed by the Collegium Musicum on the Costa del Sol in the run up to the festive...

It is essential to go with experts. Some mushrooms are toxic, and telling them apart is often tricky

Locals utilise the Irish sport to fight against sexism and heal broken communities

Luke Andrews says we should do be doing more to help them

Syrian refugees are now settled in Junta de Los Rios

OP blogger Luke Andrews takes a trip around the largest Bodega in Jerez

You’ll be sure to have a fantastically frightening night wherever you end up

The only thing that you can do in Jerez on a Sunday is go out for tapas

The local festivity gives everyone an extra day off work. It comes just before the Día de Columbusso it gives Jerezanos a long, four day weekend

Jerezanos relationship with the UK goes no further than alcohol, the perfect way to start a strong and lasting bond

Marianne Hill shares, in no particular order, her ten favourite things to do in Estepona

In her eye-opening new blog series 'A Spanish guiri', Madrileña Mirian Moreno finds there’s nothing like flagrant flirtation for getting the job done

The day I got taken out by three policemen because I thought they were thieves, by Ian O´Cent

If the mosquitoes haven't gotten to you this summer, then the heat will have

My name is Marianne (Miss Hill between the hours of 9am - 4.15pm on weekdays), I am originally from the UK but for the last eleven years I've been lucky enough to live in Estepona on the Costa del Sol

CASTILLO  Sohail in Fuengirola is not a place for British military enthusiasts to boast about. During the Peninsula War, a Polish unit of 150 was...

Many disagree with bull running and bull fighting, protesting against how these magnificent beasts are treated. I agree, yet I don't agree enough to demand a stop to this element of Spanish culture

“I HATE this,” says an English colleague of mine, “and it happens all the time.” We were queuing in a cafe in Madrid. It was...

I don't think I'll ever be as out-going as I'd like to be, but that is something I'm working on

It's perfectly normal to feel isolated when you arrive to Spain and a gym is a great way to feel part of the community, without having to worry about social and language barriers

The festival of San Juan is a magical night, celebrated on the June 23, that welcomes the start of the summer season - the summer solstice

They say everyone has fifteen minutes of fame. I think I’ve had mine.

Celebrating 40 years of classical music making on the Costa. Review by Morris Bishop

My Mission Espanol has come to an end, but I couldn't have chosen a better to way to spend my last six weeks in Spain

When I wrote a piece on Granada’s first corrida of the season a few weeks ago, I knew that it would provoke reaction, and I anticipated that most of that reaction would consist of disapproval, if not outrage

Earlier this month I played host to various family members who came out to visit: the boyfriend, the elder sister with her man and of course, the folks




A group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain, responds to Theresa May's Brexit speech that took place today in the historic city of Florence, Italy.

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