Scribbler in Seville

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Scribbler in Seville
A view of living in Spain's most romantic city by an ex-Londoner journalist, translator and English teacher. Bringing up bilingual, bi-cultural children, and trying to understand the foibles of the Spanish.
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Website Reviews » There are 11 reviews on Scribbler in Seville

Sophie Russell-Ross
09:59 AM November 05, 2012

5 Stars for Fiona's blog. Illustrated by the most lush pictures, Scribbler in Seville gives an insight into life in the city and raising bilingual children in Spain.

Marianne (East Of Málaga)
14:21 PM November 05, 2012

Fiona really has her finger on the pulse of the vibrant city of Seville. If it´s happening - she´s in on it! Scribbler in Seville is rapidly becomeing one of my favourite blogs to visit. Well done Fiona - 5 star blog!

Mary
13:41 PM November 15, 2012

Exceptionally well-written and insightful and with gorgeous pictures too. Always a joy to visit.

Rachel (Andalucia Explorer)
10:35 AM November 27, 2012

There´s always new posts, interesting anecdotes and a smile from Fiona´s blog - a great read and especially informative about her home city.

Annie Bennett
10:40 AM December 05, 2012

As a journalist, Fiona knows which stories will capture the imagination of her readers wherever they are in the world. She is really good at using her unique personal experiences to convey a vibrant picture of how people live in Andalucia.

Carol King
11:21 AM December 05, 2012

I love Fiona's posts. She writes well with a lively style. Her articles are informative, interesting and often witty, as she uses her insider knowledge to paint a picture of life in Seville.

John-Paul Flintoff
12:57 PM December 05, 2012

I may be unusual, but I read this blog not so much to find out about Spain - which I do anyway, obviously - but to keep up with a human being who has a lovely way of observing the world.

Sue Sharpe
13:00 PM December 05, 2012

Fiona's articles are always an enjoyable, informative read.

Rod Younger
16:15 PM December 05, 2012

Fiona is one of the most perceptive bloggers and observers of life in Seville(and mainland Spain) - from travel related articles to history and culture this is one of the blogs you must bookmark and keep returning to.

Katie
16:34 PM December 05, 2012

I regularly tune in to Scribbler in Seville. I love her writing - it´s fresh, funny and first with the hot news. Keep on blogging Fiona.

Lesley
08:33 AM December 06, 2012

Life is too short to read anything but the most entertaining and relevant blogs. Of the plethora available, Scribbler in Seville is the best there is. Gets my vote.

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