Wednesday, June 3, 2020

No new record for radio’s Hannah

She celebrated Guinness World Record Day by attempting to break a record, live on air

So here it is (Merry Christmas)

TIME really does fly when you’re having fun! I can’t believe it’s almost a year since I stood outside the church at midnight, cava...

Semana Santa in Spain

Holy Week is experienced by Hannah - an American in Spain

Have you been in Portugal?

As a teacher of English in Spain, reading the news recently that Spain ranks lowest in English proficiency in the whole of Europe brought me to despair

Silver Screen Spain (on the road with Thelma)

Thelma and Louise is a great film, but not something you want to watch if planning a road trip. Although it wasn’t made in...

Pre-season rugby training kicks off

There is a buzz around the club this year with high expectations for the 2011-2012 season

Cádiz province kids take to Gaelic football

A group of teenagers from Jerez and Cádiz receive Gaelic football training from Marbella and Sevilla Gaelic football clubs

Humid not hot!

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

Like a Marvel hero, Terenia Taras is swooping home to Mallorca to help save the travel industry from the...

I DON’T want to speak too soon because last time we booked flights to return, they were cancelled by British Airways. I...

Cool mountain lamb and sizzling sweet peppers

Katie Sims visits the community market of El Mercado Santo Domingo in Pamplona

Paddy MacLachlan’s house building blog – Episode 3

I really, really hope my neighbours never read this or hear about it, although I don't suppose they will. They speak less English than I speak Spanish

Mad Dog vs Horny Devil

En route to his pal’s wedding, Craig Scott stops off at Valencia to investigate bizarre street scrawls and misbehaving monks. Good heavens!

Travelling to Jerez de la Frontera from Sevilla

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

Brexit: What it may mean to your State Pension

THERE are two pension issues (state pensions rather than occupational pensions) that I come across frequently when talking to people living in the EU...

The Spanish ‘y’ and the evolution of language

The Spanish Royal Academy recently voted to change their word for "y," now calling the penultimate letter ye rather than the former igriega

A goodwill adoption of two cats turns sour as the creatures terrorise columnist Loraine Gostling’s Christmas decorations

So this is Christmas, and what have I done? The truth is... not much.  You see,...

Fascination for Reality TV

If there was ever a case of shutting the stable door after...

Will Brexit Make Me Less Free?

Don't you just love it when you pop out for a quick coffee and end up meeting people that are so interesting that you...

Equine outcasts teach us a thing or two

My life was fairly standard before moving to Seville... writes OP blogger Mary Biles

Sevilla’s indomitable spirit

Right now Sevilla, Andalucia and Spain at large is a place where you can feel the civil unrest bubbling underneath the surface

After a fashion

Bartie takes a swipe at fashion choice and raises questions over economic migration

Estepona’s new have-a-go hero

Our blogger, Charlotte, discovers that despite the crisis, there are still well meaning and brave young Spaniards happy to help expats in need

City on Fire (I must be crackers!)

An unexpected phone call leads Olive Press columnist - Craig Scott, into one of his weirdest assignments yet!

Get hip to the puente

Caitlyn discovers the delights of the Spanish holiday weekend

The mighty Camino de Santiago: The Highlights

With films about the Camino de Santiago emerging all over the world, it is more popular than ever

The Amputee – Issue 21

Raising the steaks A FRIEND of mine was found positive for the performance-inhibiting drug butane. “A load of anabolics,” he claimed in our local bar,...