Saturday, February 16, 2019

The school leaver-turned-believer

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

Granada: The tourists, the guide and the tapas

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

British Eggcursions

THIS week I started back at school after the Easter break, and normality, for now, has returned. I wanted to stay in Granada over Easter...

Valencia – the city of Las Fallas

OP Blogger Fiona Tomas takes a trip to Valencia to get a taste of the Fallas festival

‘E’ for English – the big bold letter

After a good five months in Spain, I am now able to consume copious amounts of olive oil on a regular basis without suffering from any negative dietary side effects!

Proud of their pueblo

There’s a different mentality that exists among Spain’s young generation – at least in Granada anyway. Students feel a sort of fashionable nostalgia towards their town or city

A fino day out at Montilla

Last week when a friend and I decided that we’d travel to Montilla, located around thirty kilometres from the city of Cordoba

On the last day of Christmas…

In the run up to the holidays, I had delivered lots of presentations at school about how Christmas is celebrated in England. Little confused faces gawped at me when I casually mentioned how nobody gets presents on the 6th January – as they do in Spain

The old, the young and being 21

Our new OP blogger Fiona Tomas has moved to a new country, found a flat, opened a Spanish bank account, turned the big age of 21 - but what has been most challenging?
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