Camerons in Granada

Tourists in Granada this week - Photo by Digby

After Charles and Camilla last week, this week the Prime Minister and his wife Samantha paid a bried visit to Granada for a short break holiday.  Aware of the need to show thrift they caught a Ryanair flight to Malaga last Wednesday and stayed in a small, 3 star hotel. Press photos show the couple strolling around the City looking relaxed with no obvious signs of security. Tourism from the UK has fallen 25% over the last couple of years and so the Spanish authorities are hoping that these two high profile visits will give it a boost.

Press link –

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1374690/David-Cameron-takes-wife-Samantha-Ryanair-40th-birthday-Malaga.html

Other links

www.countryhouseforsale.wordpress.com

www.margaretmerrypaintings.wordpress.com

Contact – info@margaretmerry.com

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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 in the little coastal village of Las Negras in the heart of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. 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 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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