Yep, I am writing this in the UK. It's grey, my daily tea intake has already gone up, and I cannot wait to go to the pub (currently off alcohol for now so that has to wait...). Although the school year is nearly over, I had to return a month earlier than planned because my recent [...]
Perhaps one day you will find yourself in the cold, northern Spanish city of Burgos. I'd certainly recommend a visit: its cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its second main attraction is a fascinating Museum of Human Evolution, and its certainly pretty enough to make you want to spend the day taking hundreds of [...]
Today in Burgos was the festival of San Lesmes - the patron saint of the city. Inquiring about it, it didn't seem like it was celebrated by many locals, but definitely thought it worth checking out! There was a parade (which we overslept for), food stalls with giant queues, but best of all was seeing [...]
On an unusually sunny and warm (!!!) January day in Burgos, I went with friends to a local Monastario. A translation would be a convent, as it is where nuns live (around 150 in its prime, nowadays around 30 nuns live here). A Monastario can either be for monks or nuns, but obviously not both [...]
Every country has its quirks, its benefits, and the little reasons that make living there quite peachy, even if you don't appreciate these qualities unless you're elsewhere. I won't say I'm missing England with incurable homesickness (no offence England but not at all), however there are some things I miss. And of course, [...]
Some recent shots of the moon when I had my camera out with me one evening!
Taking a little break from my Barcelona series! Although it is Christmas Eve and I am currently in England at my dad's house soaking up all British Christmassy things, it has been a true joy to experience the build up to Christmas Spanish style. Especially as working in schools, I can compare how Christmas is [...]