The beauty of small things: a voyage into a garden’s microcosm

Originally posted on Jules Verne Times Two:
“The more we travel, the bigger the world gets”. Over the last couple of years we have taken advantage of our somewhat vague motto to talk about many different things. Christened during our round-the-world trip, it originally stemmed from our observation that no time in the world would… Continue reading The beauty of small things: a voyage into a garden’s microcosm

Scenes & Shots from Jezez: Mucho Mosto, Mucho Arte – Alotta Mosto, Alotta Art

Originally posted on Lives and Times:
If fino wine – crisp, dry, elegant – is Jerez’s summer time drink of choice, then mosto – duller and flatter it is true, but fruity and flavoursome it is is also a fact – is perfect for a mid-winter Sunday session amongst the vines and amidst flowing flamenco rhymes.  Mosto is, basically,… Continue reading Scenes & Shots from Jezez: Mucho Mosto, Mucho Arte – Alotta Mosto, Alotta Art

Exploring La Sauceda, Spain: A Town Wiped off the Map by Fascism

Originally posted on Lives and Times:
It is July 1936, Spain, and a long-planned military conspiracy aims to dislodge from power a democratically elected government. Aircraft fly in mercenaries from abroad, troops are mobilised across the country, and a war begins. In Spain’s southern-most province, Cadiz, the war was hardly waged and the democracy’s defeat… Continue reading Exploring La Sauceda, Spain: A Town Wiped off the Map by Fascism