Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Outside the theatre

There is a retro film festival on in Granada at the moment sponsored by the Cruzcampo brewery. Many of the films in the festival are from the 1950s and star Marylin Monroe. Her face is everywhere in the City. There are banners on the walls of the Teatro  Reina Isabel la Catolica and film posters along the avenue up to the Rio Genil. Digby took these amusing photos in Granada today.

If you click in the photos they will enlarge.

Useful links

www.paintingsofgranada.wordpress.com

www.fotosdegranada.wordpress.com

www.countryhouseforsale.wordpress.com

The Seven Year Itch

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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live pn a small farmer the town of Alhabia in the Alpujarra Almeriense in the Province of Almeria. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy portraiture and figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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