Art Deco, Aluminium And A Bar In Madrid

Walking to the lovely Cafe San Gines in Madrid last week for their famous chocolate con churros, I was listening to one of my favourite bands The Aluminum Group. One of their songs is called ‘Without Erté’ and to be honest, I’ve never known what the title meant but always liked the mystery of the song.  Wherever I am, I often like taking different routes … Continue reading Art Deco, Aluminium And A Bar In Madrid

How To Get Lost And Love It

Have you ever got lost? And then got annoyed with yourself? Well, now you don’t have to! If you listen to my latest podcast, you can find out how getting lost can be a good thing. Just like the best pop singles, my podcasts are about 3 minutes long, so will take you no time at all. This one was also recorded in a park … Continue reading How To Get Lost And Love It

The Serenity Of The Long Distance Bus Traveller

Am travelling on a bus on a gorgeous, sunny day from Granada to Madrid.   There’s nothing much going on. I’m staring out of the window and this is what I can see and feel:   – The sun is shining – The colours are soothing – The gentle contours of the hills are beautiful – The music in my headphones is calming – The … Continue reading The Serenity Of The Long Distance Bus Traveller