Semana Santa and La Feria

Hola mis queridas! Since we last spoke I have been enjoying a month of Spanish celebrations – Semana Santa with my parents, and the two weeks later La Feria de Abril. We have also been enjoying some amazing weather, with it reaching 35 degrees one day in Semana Santa and not really dropping below 20 […]

Don’t eat the last kiwi in the fridge!

To my lovely readers, you may have noticed my recent absence from the blog-o-sphere, and I am very to have left you all in such suspense! Of course, you may not have noticed at all…you may be a new reader, in which case WELCOME! Anyway, my absence was due to the fact that I was […]

Christmas Festivities

This week has been a week of firsts: β€’ First time I changed a nappy in a park (lovely experience….) β€’ First time to read a bedtime story in Spanish β€’ First time to see a Spanish β€˜BelΓ©n’ (a nativity scene) β€’ First time to eat churros (FINALLY!) It has been an eventful, and frankly […]

Au pairs, au pairs, everywhere!

Can you believe it, I have been here for 3 weeks now! The weather has finally turned β€˜autumnal’ – although in Spain this means temperatures of around 25 degrees and the occasional cloud (shocking, I know). I have worn trousers for the first time since arriving, and it even rained on Wednesday! Otherwise, normal Spanish […]