Snow suddenly began to fall heavily on the Plaza Mayor. All of us there ran for shelter – all except one woman. She stood stock still. A man rushed up to her, put his arms round her and gave her a kiss that seemed to go on forever. The two lovers ran off together down – Read More –
The sun, still low in the sky, casts long shadows. They’re like the arms of the giant which, since early morning, have wanted to wrap themselves around the whole city as if it belonged to them. Sunlight and shadows go up against each other first thing in morning more than any other time of day, – Read More –
The unexpected arrival of snow transformed Segovia´s Plaza Mayor into a pointillist painting, which could have been mistaken for the work of Georges Seurat or Paul Signac. A mass of cold air and clouds laden with water had been closing in by stealth on the city all afternoon. Everything was painted white in just a – Read More –
The city has turned passersby into shadows. The idea of anonymous beings walking around like ghosts puts my imagination into overdrive. Armed with my trusty camera, I watch them wandering about. They’re like ants, zig-zagging between streets. In a few minutes’ time night will make the shadows disappear, and the street will be deserted.
From the inside of this café, I have the feeling that life is going by slowly. The rain keeps falling and passersby keep going past in dribs and drabs. Watching the rain outside, coffee in hand, makes a person feel cozy and safe.
During the intense week of activities for the Junior Advisory Board there were also some moments of great fun like the one shown here in this group photo, which captures the young board members in mid leap. It will no doubt provide them with a fantastic memento of their time at IE University.
Fashion isn’t just about shopping in large stores or models wearing designer clothes on the catwalk. Smart folk know that in flea markets you can often find remnants with which to make clothes that project your personality. A few well put together bits of material can make someone look really good.
“Put yourself in my shoes” is the saying used when someone wants another person to see things from their perspective. Put like that, you could say that donning new shoes is like starting a new phase in your life.
The colonnades in Segovia’s Plaza Mayor are never empty. Star-crossed lovers, distracted tourists, elderly people having their daily walk, children playing ball, people from all walks of life having something to drink in the bars… I used to play here as a child. It’s one of the images I have in that box where I – Read More –
Masses of snow fell on Segovia in the early hours of the morning. Afterwards the city reappeared blanketed in white. I’ll never tire of seeing my city covered in snow – it looks so captivating. As the great Japanese poet, Matsuo Basho, said: Let’s go snow-viewing until we all fall down!