Sunday at the beach

  In Spain, Sunday is still the day when families get together, take a stroll, have lunch. Fortunately, the beach is the ideal place.        It was a morning akin to high summer in England, clear blue skies, just a shade whiter than they will be in summer, but not disturbed
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The Murky History of Table Football

Table football, foosball, csocso, cadureguel-schulchan, has a world encyclopaedia of ridiculous names, and a equally convoluted rule-book.          In the best tradition of skulduggery, claim and counterclaim, foosball (or table football) that simple game of bouncing little
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Roscon de Reyes – the Three Kings celebration cake

Tres Reyes Magos has always been the top dog in Spanish Christmas celebrations, and the Roscon de Reyes holds a traditional surprise.        For years I thought it was just because the Spanish like a good party that they dragged their Christmas celebrations out until the night of
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Minituare works of art wrapped around an orange

The orange may be just a juicy fruit to some people, but it was the fruit of fortunes for many in Valencia. The Museo de Taronja tells its story. Those in the know will tell you that during the hey-day of the orange, from the early 19th century until the middle of the 20th,
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