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Archive for October, 2014

Joe Strummer: the Spain years. “I Need A Dodge!”

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_15481" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Joe Strummer, lead singer of the Clash, in Granada in 1984/5 - a still from the documentary."] [/caption]   Here at the blog, we're always interested in quirky stories about the British in Andalucia, such as an English soldier who fought against Napoleon for Spain, buried near Seville , ...

Autumn – gathering season in Andalucia

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

[caption id="attachment_15431" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="Ripe olives ready to pick."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_15436" align="aligncenter" width="515" caption="Jars of seasoned olives at a food fair - they're a very versatile ingredient."] [/caption] There are many activities you can join in with around Andalucia at this time of year, as natural products are harvested in the ...

Spain NOW!

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

[caption id="attachment_15391" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="See the best of Spain's contemporary cultural scene this autumn in London."] [/caption] From next Thursday 9 October until Tuesday 25 November, you can see the best of Spanish creative talent in London, in the sixth annnual season of Spain NOW! - Contemporary Spanish Art and Culture. The season, which ...