Spain’s Controversial Fiesta – how I learned to love bullfighting

Ladies and gentlemen, I have a confession to make: I like bullfighting. I like the colors. The choreography. The ritual. The tradition. The whole wild spectacle.  (Cue the

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A bullfighting aficionado comes out of the closet

Hey everybody! I’ve got a new article up on ¡Vaya Madrid! in which I finally admit, publicly, that I love bullfighting. Yes, me. Mr Chorizo. Call me what

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The Running of the Bulls in Pamplona and elsewehere

This week Pamplona (a city in the northern region of Navarra) celebrates the festival of San Fermín–the famous running of the bulls that Hemingway immortalized in The Sun

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Fuente De, Picos de Europa, Spain

This is me (back when I was a bit fatter) about to be attacked by a cow in Picos de Europa, Cantabria, Spain. The area is specifically Fuente

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A Letter from Hemingway to Fitzgerald

Here’s an excerpt of a letter from Hemingway (Ernest) to Fitzgerald (F. Scott) that I dug up somewhere… To me a heaven would be a big bull ring

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