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´Twas the night before Christmas.

The night before Christmas.
VIDEO.
‎'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;  The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,  In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; 
The children were nestled all snug in their beds,  While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;  And mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap,  Had just settled down for a long winter's nap, 
When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,  I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.  Away to the window I flew like a flash,  Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash. 
The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow Gave the lustre of mid-day to objects below,  When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,  But a miniature sleigh, and eight tiny reindeer, 
With a little old driver, so lively and quick,  I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.  More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,  And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by …

Torrijos, 1831, Historical Society - Irish flag presentation.

Newspaper article.

Google Translation.


St Patricks Day 2019
1. Iglesia Santo Patricio.
2. Plaza de la Merced.


General Torrijos, although from Madrid, is tied to Andalusia for his many activities here. From Andalusia he revived the fight for freedom against the despotic king Fernando VII. It was in Andalusia where he died, in Málaga, executed by those he fought against.
Jose María de Torrijos y Uriarte was born in Madrid the 20th March, 1791. He came from a noble family and joined the army very young, first as a pageboy for King Carlos IV at ten years old and when he was thirteen he achieved the title of captain of the Ultonian regiment, though he couldn’t exert it due to his young age. In 1808, he enrolled in the Academy of Alcalá de Henáres, where he was surprised by the Independence war, fighting bravely from the beginning against the French. He was promoted to colonel in 1813 and married Luisa Sáenz de Viniegra in Badajoz. He obtained all types of military decorations a…

AIA at Málaga Airport

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PURO ARTE.


Spanish dancer Inoa Linaza and Guitarist Lionel Durand.

Art Exhibition "Art in the air"