Camille’s Adventures in Wonderlands – days 1-4: Madrid, Spain

I am writing this post from a taberna where I had to seek shelter from the rain, sipping on a freshly pressed zumo de naranjas (which is somewhat of a Spanish tradition - they sell fresh orange juice almost everywhere here, and it's so good!). We all tend to associate Spain with sun and warmth, or at least with a sunnier and warmer climate than in our parts of Europe, so it's a little bit gutting ...

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Nay and yay: classical vs modern art in Madrid – episode 1, the Museo del Prado

I need to come clean about something: I don't like classical art. To be more specific, most of it leaves me pretty indifferent, and some of it I actually, actively dislike.Don't get me wrong: as someone who draws like a two-year-old, on a purely objective level I really admire the scope and precision of some classical paintings and am in awe of the technique and gigantic amount of work that has gone into ...

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Grand Designs and (not too) Great Expectations: my plans for Camille in Wonderlands

It has taken me a while, and I apologize to those of you who have been following me since the beginning and have already had to get through three different websites, but as you can see Camille in Wonderlands has finally migrated to WordPress. And the good news is, that's it this time: unlike me, Camille in Wonderlands has found its home and is now ready to settle down and build a long ...

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