FLAMENCO: the music of Spain

Traditionally, flamenco has always been associated with Spain and the Roma or gypsy way of life, but in fact there was a similar culture of music and dance in southern […]

Pre-order Dark Heart: a Jacaranda Dunne mystery

Book 2 in the Jacaranda Dunne murder mystery series, Dark Heart, is available for pre-order. Both the Kindle version and the paperback will be released on 19th March. By pre-ordering […]

Gypsies in Spain

In my new novel, Book 3 of the Jacaranda Dunne Mysteries, some of my characters are gypsies, so I have been busy finding out all I can about the history […]

THE WILD FRONTIER IN ANDALUSIA

Have you ever noticed how the names of a lot of towns in Andalusia end in “de la frontera”?  It used to puzzle me when I first came to Spain, […]