In 2010 I went to the Feria de Pedro Romero in Ronda, Spain and wrote this poem, “Sol y Sombra” (translation “Sun and Shade”) based on my experience of the Feria Goyesca … Continue readingSol y Sombra
Our Airbnb hostess negotiated a taxi trip from Almeria city to the pueblo blanco of Rodalquilar for €50. The price seemed a bit steep but being so close to what would be our resting place for a couple of weeks, we were keen to finally get there… … Continue readingAlmería to Rodalquilar (travelling to Spain with a dog, part 8)
This poem was inspired by a photograph of a building awning I saw in September 2007, in Ronda, Southern Spain. The huge photo depicted some famous local bullfighters… … Continue readingEn Ronda
When the airline says its safe to fly again, sadly it looks like our holiday is nearly over … Continue readingAsh crisis? What ash crisis?
When the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland in 2010 it caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe and also to my holiday! Read all about my holiday issues here … … Continue readingOn Holiday in the Shadow of the Volcano
As soon as Honey Dale woke up, Steve Taylor’s face swam into view. It was a waking nightmare. She stopped herself from screaming as memories flooded back. In spite of the occasional nightmare, Honey knew everything was so much better now. … Continue readingHow Honey Got Happy