Living and Learning in Málaga – Year 2, Migration

Painting of a boat on a screen in a small theater with viewers seated on pillows

Migration is the theme for this month’s post, which includes an Englishman who moved to Spain in 1920 and became a hispanist; Latin Americans who migrate to Spain because economic collapse in their own countries compromises their future; and an exhibit at a Madrid museum by a Filipina Canadian filmmaker who looks at migration on…

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Living and Learning in Málaga – Year 2, Renewal

Garden with arbor and a cat walking down center path

Renewal Our renewal application for our Spanish residency was approved and in record time, according to our gestor, which is the intermediary for the administrative requirements for living in Spain. All thanks go to the diligent and detailed efforts of James who has managed our visa and residency paperwork from the start. So, kudos to…

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One Year in Málaga!

Cityscape of Malaga as viewed from the port

On March 17, we completed our first year in Málaga, this colorful city of mostly sun and occasional clouds and never-ending discovery. In the weeks leading up to that date and spilling into the week after, we (well, mostly, James) were busy submitting forms to renew our residency cards as well as signing a new…

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Month Eight in Málaga—Language, literature, art, and lights

Lettering on museum wall that say Art is the Answer

Art seems to have been the theme of this month. Here are a few highlights: Congreso de Literatura Hispanofiipina November began with the arrival of two lovely literary people from San Diego, California—Jody Blanco, professor of literature at UCSD and Marivi Soliven Blanco, the author of numerous books including a favorite of mine, the novel…

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