Stories of adventures and discoveries in Spain and other parts of Europe, told and illustrated by world traveller, author, illustrator and linguist Lawrence Bohme. This collection is composed of scenes from Lawrence's life between the years 1960 to 2014: Christmas of the Gypsies / El pan de la Sierra / Mountain Ham / The First Time I Saw Cordoba / Marriage in Mallorca / Beer-Water / The Malign Spirits / The Necessary Courage / Virgin of the Star / The Photograph / Montefrio, Last Stop / The House at the Corner of Jesus / The Butcher Who Sang Like a Bird / Flamenco Summer / The Englishman Goes Away / Visitor From the Past / The Boat Leaves from Denia / The Farm of the Seven Olive Trees / The Christ of the Cataracts / Lorca, Poet of Granada / Flying with the Commissioner / My "Ridiculum Vitae" / George Sand, Tourist Before Her Time / Child of Chernobyl / Cities of the Guadalquivir / What's in an Olive? / Apocalypse in Puerto Lope / Mayonnaise or "Mahonesa"? / The Rotting Room / Don't Pass the Tapas, Please! / Two Very Special Trips / The Danger of Shining / Return to Warsaw Street.