Thursday Doors: The Plaza de España, Seville

This is my contribution to Thursday Doors, a weekly door-lover’s group hosted by Dan Antion over at No Facilities.  ~~ My husband and I often take a ten-minute bus ride to walk through the Maria Luisa Park for exercise.  To one side of the park is the Plaza De España of Seville.  The Plaza was designed…

Colors

As always, the marketplace threatened to overwhelm my senses. I took a minute to let it all settle.  The colors made me salivate. The spicy taste of red.  The tangy flavor of yellow.  The minty taste of green.  The sweet flavor of blue.  An excited kind of tension shivered through me.  What will she give…

Thursday Doors: Ceramics in Triana, Seville

These doors are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a weekly door-lover’s group hosted by Dan Antion over at No Facilities.  ~~ The historical district, Triana, where I now live, is famous for the production and marketing of artisan ceramics and pottery.   A short walk from our apartment, there are alleyways with many shops that sell…

Thursday Doors: Seville, Spain

These doors are my contribution to Thursday Doors, a weekly door-lover’s group hosted by Dan Antion over at No Facilities.  ~~ My husband and I relocated to Spain in March of this year. It’s been a little bit of a whirlwind since then with plenty of ups and downs, highs and lows, along with more travel…

The Promise

“Tell me again,” the young girl sang. Emile smiled at her daughter’s enthusiasm.  “Once upon a time, there lived a princess.  Her father was the powerful druid-king.  An enchanted palace was her playground.  One day, the evil shadow-king slipped through the magical barrier that surrounded their kingdom.  ‘I will have everything,’ the shadow-king declared.  A…