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Carmona's Romería (pilgrimage) from a balcony

Carmona’s Romería (pilgrimage) from a balcony

This year, Sunday September 1st 2018, it was too hot to properly cover the yearly local pilgrimage to the holy patron of the town. I…

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The colour of Heat

The colour of Heat

The many tourists driving along the Andalusian freeways can admire same bushes of red, pink and white oleanders  than at the two entrances of Carmona….

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The wisdom and empathy of the People

The wisdom and empathy of the People

On 21 August 2018 Carmona’s shops & businesses closed to join the protest against the brutal killings of Jian Lin Wan on 19 May in his…

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Isaac Asimov's New Year quote

Isaac Asimov’s New Year quote

Isaac Asimov, It’s Been a Good Life  Same quote from the father of the Law on Robotics about…. Love. Three languages, three different versions “The soft…

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Juan Manuel Gonzalez Cantero: "It's time to call him "Doctor"!

Juan Manuel Gonzalez Cantero: “It’s time to call him “Doctor”!

I want to share in this blog the ceremony of 30 October 2017 at the Superior Engineering School of the University of Seville. It was…

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Carmona's Romeria (pilgrimage) in 2017

Carmona’s Romeria (pilgrimage) in 2017

Each year in early September the people of Carmona celebrate their discovery of the “image” of a virgin Ntra. Sra de Gracias, a Catholic relic…

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A French Magi in Carmona in 2017

A French Magi in Carmona in 2017

Spain and a few other countries worldwide maintain with fervour the tradition of giving presents to children twelve days after Christmas. According to Christian texts,…

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Seville to Bretagne in winter

Seville to Bretagne in winter

At Carmona, 30 km from Seville, a sea of dry farmlands surrounds our cliffs. We feel landlocked. To travel due North to Bretagne, France in…

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Escuela de Teatro Municipal Félix Gómez de Carmona, Sevilla

Silence, we play at Theatre Cerezo, Carmona

On 20 and 21 May 2016, the Municipal Theatre School of Carmona (E.T.C.) performed for its fourth consecutive year at Teatro Cerezo. Even read in…

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The "Francesas" of El Real in Carmona

The “Francesas” of El Real in Carmona

Thanks to Pepepérez Cuentacuentos for these extensive comments on my blog. Should you wish be introduced to this incredible story teller please visit his website….

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