Another Book Festival

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Where ever I go…… Book Festivals are proliferating in London and the UK and all of them seem to be competing for attendees and attention, often seeking to make money. In Jerez, and many other cities and towns around Spain, … Continue reading

What happened after that?

A remarkable comeback is what happened – for Pedro Sanchez, leader of Spain’s socialist party PSOE and shortly to become the latest Prime Minister of Spain. Regular followers of this blog may recall articles documenting the various Spanish national elections … Continue reading

The Guitar in Time

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A guitar must be ‘in time’ with the music, particularly so with the fluid, changing rhythms of flamenco, but this is a punning title too. Only someone supremely skilled and confident in their own ability would present a set which summoned … Continue reading

Caballero and Patino at Sala Compania

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It’s already half way through week one of Festival 2018 by the time all our party arrive in Jerez. As is by now traditional, we head out into a rain-soaked town for our first sherry of this year’s Festival. Not … Continue reading

Festival Art 2018

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Spring 2018 – Jerez de la Frontera is very good at using its iconic and ancient buildings as venues for art. In the thirteenth century Alcazar and Cloisters of Santo Domingo, for example, the eighteenth century Palacio Pelmartin ( which … Continue reading