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Madrid Weekender

Madrid Weekender

When I got back from winter in Australia and the weather seemed to be turning cool in London already, I immediately booked in a couple of trips to Spain, Portugal and Italy as a sort of reward to myself for not complaining too much about my increasingly cold toes. It doesn’t work – I still … Continue reading

Following the sun (and the Son) for Easter

Following the sun (and the Son) for Easter

Ah sun, glorious sun. It only took about five minutes before I could feel my sad, dry, pale, quasi-British skin crisping up in the boiling 19 degree heat of Palma de Mallorca and let me tell you, it hurt so good. We had a lovely, long girls’ weekend in this beautiful capital of the Spanish Balearic … Continue reading

Barcelona, third time lucky

Barcelona, third time lucky

I am lucky indeed to have visited Barcelona for the third time in as many years. What a beautiful city it is. I could live there forever, eating all the tapas, soaking up all the sun and buying all the clothes in El Born. My first trip was in winter with Mum, then in a … Continue reading

Barcelona burrrrn

Barcelona burrrrn

Thou shalt not expose thine white European body to four hours of Spanish midday sun. Spending five days with my brother (the tannedest damn person on earth) in Barcelona was exactly what I need to give my winter skin some colour….Espagna red. All I can think right now is soulagement. A word that I think … Continue reading