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Semana Santa: Parties and Penance

I remember a holiday once to Seville with my family when I was younger, which must have been in about late March time. During our wanderings around that gorgeous city, we came across a patisserie with a window full of … Continue reading

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Marbella: First Impressions

In between refereeing grudge matches between two under-ten-year-olds, and wiping off whatever new sticky substance they have on their faces today (…?), I’ve also found time to go on a couple of day trips to Marbella. Before I came to … Continue reading

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How to Survive Being an Au-Pair

For the last month I have been living in San Pedro de Alcántara (a small town on the edge of Marbella), and working with a family here as an au-pair. The idea of being an au-pair had appealed to me … Continue reading

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