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GEORGE CAMPBELL 100th commemorative anniversary

28th August 2017 0

SPANISH TOWN HONOURS IRISH PAINTER WITH STREET TRIBUTE George Campbell 100th  birthday commemorative anniversary. He was an Irish painter who made Spain his second home and was honoured by having a street named after him […]

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5 Foods to Avoid in Spain!

28th January 2016 16

  What do you think of when you think of Spanish cuisine? Paella, cured ham and chorizo, red wine, Spanish omelets, churros, or heaven forbid, tacos and burritos? Okay. so let us put the Mexican […]

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Spain’s secret weekends

24th April 2017 0

Where do the locals go to avoid the tourist hordes? We find five under-the-radar towns the Spanish would rather keep to themselves Capileira, Andalusia This dazzlingly pretty pueblo blanco (white town) is beloved not just […]

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RESTAURANT EL ANCLA

9th June 2017 0

I have been lucky enough to have known El Ancla proprietor Eduardo Mackintosh for many years having been introduced to him by a dear friend on my arrival in Spain. Needless to say over the […]

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LA BUENA VIDA GASTRO BAR

2nd June 2017 0

La Buena Vida Gastro Bar opened in August 2016 within close proximity to the recently redeveloped San Pedro Boulevard. It is a family owned business by Roisin, her husband Dessie and their son Nathan who […]

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Malaga Museum Presents Fresh Reading Of Work Of Picasso

17th March 2017 0

As of March 14, the rooms housing the Museo Picasso Málaga’s permanent collection are refreshed, and more visitor-friendly and informative about Pablo Picasso’s work. The new design is predominantly chronological, showing how the artist’s work […]

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CHRISTMAS IN VALENCIA 2016

8th December 2016 0

CHRISTMAS IN VALENCIA Over the Christmas season the city is filled with decorations and lights to fill the locals and tourists alike with festive cheer. The city has many Christmas traditions, some of the most […]

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Ivan Cohen – Sculpting in retirement!

19th January 2016 2

SCULPTING – REINVENT YOURSELF! During the month of September 2009 my wife Helen and I spent some time with my brother Basil & his wife Adele in Italy.   During our stay we had occasion to […]

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The Ancient Art of Sabrage

4th April 2016 1

The Art of Sabrage – Written by a Commander Sabreur (registered in France) and lover of great wines and champagnes Lynda Woodin. The noble art of Sabrage was an outlandish tactic first employed by Napoleon’s cavalry.  […]

Culture

Valentine’s Day In Spain

8th February 2016 2

Romance is in the Air this Valentine’s Day Spain!   Valentine’s Day Spain is here again so 6 things to do without breaking the bank   The Costa del Sol has a lovely moonshine, so […]