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Were we in Italy or Spain?

It’s hard to pick up blogging after a period of silence.  Is anyone still out there listening and reading?! Life once more wriggled and wiggled and got in the way but between driving to Spain, doing Spanish family stuff, driving back to England and doing Anglo/Italian family stuff we managed to keep smiling and getting on with things. 175 palabras más

Chit Chat

Hola Spain: Cordoba (6)

Chapter 6: Cordoba

Cordoba is one of those fancy world heavens where Muslims, Christians and Jews live together peacefully. It is also a culturally and historically important part of Spain. 887 palabras más

Poems/prose

Game of Thrones: surveying the caliph's city at Madinat al-Zahra

By Dr Chloe Duckworth

In November 2016, nine archaeologists fled the UK to spend two weeks in the occasionally challenging, but always stunningly beautiful landscape of Madinat al-Zahra in the foothills of the Sierra Morena mountains, near Cordoba, where we were joined by a brilliant and enthusiastic team of local students from the University of Cordoba. 1.067 palabras más

Archaeology