A brief overview of my arrival in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and the decline in the pearl trade.
There is no doubt we are living longer, due to medical advancements. This should be a reason for jubilation, and it often is. Unfortunately there are times when Dementia rears its ugly head.
Taking on the National Novel Writing Month, challenge in November was a great challenge in itself for me. What I didn't expect was 'doing it on my own'.
Find out about the man behind the great work of literature "Don Quijote de la Mancha", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Read about the hardships suffered by one of the world's greatest writers.
Bullfighting in Spain is a controversial issue. Some support it as part of Spanish tradition. Others declare it a clear violation of animal rights. VOTE FOR OR AGAINST BULLFIGHTING IN THE POLL BELOW.
Here I give a brief description of a short four-day trip to Venice in Italy. I have included my own photos, two maps and a simple quiz to test your memory skills.
The origins of the stylish Spanish flamenco dress and how it has evolved over the decades and been able to inspire top fashion designers. I have included my own photos, a video and a map of Spain.
My experience of overcoming 'crash diet syndrome' (CDS)and how some women's magazine could in part be blamed for encouraging bad eating habits in a vulnerable target audience by promoting crash diets.
Simple yet life-changing habits I have developed over the years and which have helped me, personally, to lose weight and keep it off; including my own "before/ after" photos which will inspire anyone!
The Alhambra is a medieval fortress and palace; constructed towards the end of the Moorish occupancy of Spain which lasted from 711-1492. It is considered one of the jewels of Andalusian architecture.
You know smoking is bad, very bad for you and you want to stop. Why is it so hard for you to quit? (We have all heard the joke: “Give up smoking? Oh that’s easy! I do it all the time!”)
This article will teach you the secret to making Tortilla Española, through a video, courtesy of Francisco. Read on to discover the making and enjoying the LOW -CALORIE version of this tasty dish!!
Find out the origin of the famous Spanish "tapa" and which royal decree hundreds of years ago ordered to "cover" or "tapar" the glass of wie or beer with a small snack ot piece of bread.
Find out what a good kindergarten classroom should look like. See what type of activities should be going on there from wall displays to sandboxes.
Never too late to learn! Get started on learning how to play Spanish Classical Guitar and delight your friends with your newly-acquired talent.
Understandably, we often make some errors while learing another language.....however here you will learn about which ones you really should try and avoid from the outset.
The 'advantages of bilingualism' theory proven in my own home. This is my experience of bringing up bilingual children. Encourage your children to learn another language as early as possible.
Here are 10 easy-to-understand tips or ideas for learning Spanish. It's up to you to make the decision and get started now!