In Praise of Imperfection

In praise of imperfection - Bold Bliss

I met a wall in Seville. A modest wall. It belonged to the baroque Capilla de San Jose. The chapel had a lot of elaborate and eloquent details, but the wall didn’t say much. Its only words were cracks and scars, peeling paint, blots and stains. And that was what I fell in love with …

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Where to Eat in Seville

Spaghetti vongole at Osteria L'Oca Giuliva, Seville, Spain - Bold Bliss

Seville is a city brimming with restaurants. There’s nothing like sipping a sangria and enjoying a tasty meal on a warm evening on one of Seville’s many terraces. As in my view, getting to know a city’s culture implies a plunge into the food scene as well, I made up a list of my four favourite food spots. Here’s the verdict …

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Swinging, Swirling Sixties

Short green sixties dress - Bold Bliss

Today, I’m swinging back to the Sixties under the elegant roof of the baroque Pavillon des Sept Etoiles. I was wearing a colourful A-line dress, the hemline of which gleefully seemed to reach for the roof of the pavilion, resulting in a (Sixties-appropriate) leg-revealing length …

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While the Gondoliers sleep

In action on the stairs of one of the Plaza de España's bridges - Bold Bliss

If you ever visit Seville, try this: wake up early on a bright day and walk by the Plaza de España. Admire the five hundred shades of grey of the arched bridges shrouded in darkness, discover the lazy boats sleeping in the canal, and allow evocations of a tourist-free Venice to pop up in your mind. Now watch the sun slowly lighten up the vast, empty square …

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July Outfit Recap

July outfit recap - Bold Bliss

Here’s my second outfit recap, somewhat late, I admit, but maybe we can call it with an elegant euphemism fashionably late! To me, again, this recap proves to be fairly instructive. It reveals how much my outfits of the past month consisted of simple black and/or white  …

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