I am a Freelance Writer and Photographer and have been living in southern Spain since 2000 – for more
my first eBook which is now available in all formats including EPub
My articles are published monthly in TIM and a selection of other magazines and web sites.
Typically I write about Expat life in Spain the good, the bad, the factual and the humorous including current and topical events, travel reviews and regular feature pages.
New month, new TIM. The 102nd edition features some of my contributions including:
Cartagena Naval Museum – Well worth a visit whilst spending the day in this historical Spanish city in the Murcia province. See page 4.
The Legal Page – This month looks at the topical issue of Spanish tax returns. Whether you are a resident or non-resident, it contains important information for you. See page 18.
Also available online by clicking above for viewing or downloading if you cannot pick up a hard copy.
My Curated Site
I have recently opened a new site on Scoop.it – which is a new form of blogging. Online here
Expat – Information Web Sites
I currently have articles published on many different online sites including:-
Myandalucia.com has my articles on my visits to that region
Expatica using Costa Blanca Doyen as my name
This from published author Simon Whaley: “Just read your blog – and your Expatify piece. Great piece!”
ExpatFocus Recently I was invited to submit an article on the recent residencia and healthcare changes.
Ezine @rticles – see their logo on this page.
walkingontheweb – ‘Creating an overview of walking in Europe.’ To which I am a regular contributor.
Short Story Fiction
My short story fiction (and also some non-fiction) has been published in a variety of anthologies – for more see My Anthologies page on this site.
I am a member (ex Deputy Chairman) of the Torrevieja Writers Circle.
Writers Abroad is a group of Expat writers living around the globe in their adopted countries sharing writing knowledge and experiences. My submission for the 2012 anthology was accepted and is published in
Now also available in ebook formats – see here
You can read my posts on a number of Expat forum sites relating to lots of issues concerning living in Spain. Look out for either Robi1305 or Spainrico (one and the same)
I edited ‘Chapter and Verse’ an E-zine published by The Writers Bureau for a year and produced 4 editions.
I enjoy reading and being amongst books. So my voluntary job in my local Alzheimer’s Shop – keeping the books for sale tidy and organised is perfect for me. Hopefully my efforts have boosted book sales and have helped to raise more funds. Feel free to drop into the shop any Saturday morning and have a chat and a browse. Recently interviewed Matilde Sanchez of AFA which was published in several places and is available here
I post my book reviews onto Shelfari and goodreads - both great sites for all sorts of information for book lovers.
I have recently discovered a great site for books about Spain – well worth a visit.
Also see my review of ‘Franco’s International Brigades’
Many of my published articles are illustrated with my own photos, which I manage with Google’s ‘Picasa’ software; I have an online photo album.
Quick tip – Picasa is free and is great for managing digital photos and just been upgraded with even more features.
Thanks for visiting,