Feel nervous when speaking to a native speaker of the language you are desperate to master and become fluent in? I did, and so do thousands of other language learners.
Irving literally paints the picture of the Alhambra for us with his pen. Yet he also paints the atmosphere, his own feelings and emotions, the fragrance of the gardens and the play of twilight upon the exquisite tiles.
It’s Saturday afternoon and you’re starting to feel a bit down as you have no great plans for this evening, but then your friend rings with great news and tells you to cheer up and that all is not lost.
Are you fed up, up to your back teeth? Are you sick and tired of something or someone? Take heart and be ready for a giggle.
But really, when would you ever need to say “They’re crazy” in Spanish? Very, very unlikely, right? That might be true, but only because it’s
The city of Ronda, in Andalucía, southern Spain, is a dream, in itself. I was lucky enough to ‘have to’ go to Ronda last week