The Seeing City

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Cadiz is a seeing city, a place which looks. Its myriad miradorsĀ or watchtowers face the ocean and the Americas, but also the safe haven of the harbour in the Bay. There are the dominating twin towers of its cathedral, its … Continue reading

Fear no more the heat o’ the sun

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Southern Spain is sweltering right now, with day time temperatures of over forty degrees Celsius. Outside is only truly pleasant in the early mornings or very late into the night. At friends for supper on Friday, we ate inside. We … Continue reading

The Scottish Play

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‘Who is this Lord Howard? Someone from Thatcher’s time,’ said my friend Mario. ‘Declare war on Spain? What nonsense.’ Beside him a Daily Mail (Spanish edition) headline screamed about an Armada being sent to defend Gibraltar (Jebel-al-Tariq). Mario lived for … Continue reading