Stew is life: Asturian “pote” and some other good eats

Northerners brave long, cold rainy seasons and it’s no different here on the Iberian Peninsula. The rolling hills/mountains flaunt their lush green layers in Summer thanks to all those dark, wintry days. Winter is the reason that stew exists. And stew is life. Only in Morocco will I drink boiling mint tea in the middle … More Stew is life: Asturian “pote” and some other good eats

Wendy, you’ve aged: notes on expat nostalgia

¡Karlita got her Spotify account back! My life partner was using cabecita_loca’s account and considerably fucking up the discover weekly and suggested music playlists. I was planning to break up with him on Spotify, but he anticipated my motives by creating his own account. GD! So it’s taken me months to wipe clean his music … More Wendy, you’ve aged: notes on expat nostalgia

San Roque: fiestas in our pueblo, Calatayud (the REAL Spanish fiesta)

August Ask any native or true Expat about the legitimate Spanish fiesta and you won’t hear the word “discoteca” once. In the fiesta’s host city, there won’t be a metro, or a double-decker tourist bus. The population will most likely be under 25k and the hype before the fiesta is almost as exhilarating  as the … More San Roque: fiestas in our pueblo, Calatayud (the REAL Spanish fiesta)