Vallecas Book Fair A1

It was a bright, sunny evening when I went down to Libreria Muga’s lovely little wooden book stall at the book fair in the Boulevard in Vallecas to sign The Verb To Be of Football.  To my pleasant surprise, patiently waiting for me was one of my students, Joana, and her sweet mum.  It was…

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Grado del Pico, Segovia

This is where Paco lives, and Primrose’s adopted village.  It is on the limits of Segovia, Soria and Guadalajara, and it forms part of the Buried Spain.  In fact, as it is so small, we can call it a HAMLET – just like Shakespeare’s HAMLET! The total number of people living in the hamlet is…

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Neri The Peace Loving Donkey

This is a photograph of Neri, Paco’s donkey with his “Being Football” scarf on.  He is very proud of it as the colours mean alot to him. However, Neri is not too happy in the photo, as one of the world’s most famous and loved football club’s fans did not behave very well at a…

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