This is the last catch-up entry from my holiday in Spain.

One thing that strikes me about almost every town and village in France or Spain is the importance of the market. It seems that they are more concerned with the freshness of the food than with its appearance (as we seem to be). And so markets are well-attended and well-provisioned wherever you go. It makes them wonderful places to wander around, and gorgeous subjects for photography. Continue reading “Market”

Up and down


Tuesday was a lazy day, much sitting around in cafés, chewing the fat.

Pictures today from Mojácar pueblo. I’ve been here a few times now, and the one enduring aspect of it is that it has lots of ‘up’. The view (and the café) is worth it, but it can be quite punishing on a very hot day — which may go some way to explaining the new lift that’s been installed to take you up about half of the climb. I was grateful for it, but it still feels a bit like cheating. Continue reading “Up and down”