Mercadillo in El Brindi Negro

Mannequin with hats

Mannequin with hats

This weekend there is a market in the bar, El Brindi Negro in Las Negras.
Bric-abrac

Bric-abrac

Julio is selling all sorts of bric-a-brac, clothes, books and records and others have contributed items.
Bear with pots

Bear with pots

As we have two public holidays this weekend the market will run until Monday evening.
Beatles Day

Beatles Day

El Brindi is worth a visit Just to look at Julio’s junk and over the next few days there will be plenty of that.

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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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One Response to Mercadillo in El Brindi Negro

  1. Angela says:

    Love to have a rummage!

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