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Archive for May, 2008

Good Cause for a Climb

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

There are so many ways to "give back" and I'm always happy to see how local companies in our region are so concerned about putting some of their capital - be it financial or manpower - into good causes. This Saturday, May 31st, we have employees from the Marbella branch of ...

High Speed Information

Monday, May 26th, 2008

High speed information doesn't only come in the form of online messages and news. It can also burst into a city via high speed train lines thanks to RENFE's expansion in our region. According to the latest reports, not only does the high speed train already pass through Antequera on its ...

Flamenco for Fledglings

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

No doubt parents have always had to work at getting their kids interested in things that were good for them. And no doubt the job is harder than ever. We have all the usual battles with vegetables, homework and the social expectation that people will wear matching clothes. However, nowadays we ...

Fiesta Count Down

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Have you every stopped to count all the holidays we have in Andalucia? If you work in this region, then you'll be aware of the "Calendario Laboral" that is posted every year to help us plan around the FOURTEEN national, regional and local annual holidays. And it's important to have one ...

Sevillanas in London?

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Imagine hundreds - maybe even thousands - of Sevillanas dancers taking over London with colourful dresses, smart suits and great passion. Now stop imagining. This is for real, and you could be a part of it! It's all set to happen May 25th on Regent Street as part of a two week ...

News for Birdwatchers

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

If you love the Andalusian countryside and you'd like to know the names of all those wonderful birds you see out there enjoying the fresh air and sunshine, this is your big chance! I had the opportunity to meet the organisers of the Bird Watching Days that will be taking place ...

May Flowers

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

In English we say, "April showers bring May flowers." In Spanish they say,"Marzo ventoso y abril lluvioso hace de mayo florido y hermoso." (Windy March and rainy April make May flowery and beautiful." It's May. Andalucia is covered in flowers, and we have the festivals the prove it. Everything is coinciding this ...