1. to talk about how much more ‘open’ and friendly they are than people in the north of Spain.
  2. Semana Santa. And preparing for Semana Santa when it’s not Semana Santa.
  3. Talking about Semana Santa.
  4. Dogs with jackets.
  5. Not picking up dog poop on the cobbled streets. Or any streets.
  6. Talking about their Andaluz accent, and how if you understand their accent you will understand Spanish anywhere.
  7. Pull & Bear.
  8. Tables with space heaters in them.
  9. Bagging out the Sevillanos and how arrogant and “especial” they can be, but then saying how much they love Seville.
  10. Mopping the sidewalk outside their home.
  11. Pressing the doorbell for all the pisos in the building to make sure somebody lets them in.
  12. Talking about how far away something is which is really only a 10 minute walk.
  13. Laughing at the jokes people from Cadiz make.
  14. Talking about how much Andalusia is suffering from La Crisis, especially small businesses, but then doing their food shops at Mercadona.
  15. Huelgas and puentes.
  16. Knowing what’s best for Spain.
  17. Walking along the bike track (carril bici), somehow taking up both lanes.
  18. Studying to be a teacher.
  19. Cola Cao.
  20. Putting a heel in any type of ladies shoe, including trainers.
  21. Learning English and getting their B1 or B2 certificates.
  22. Canalsur.
  23. Olive oil.
  24. Tortas de aceite.
  25. Riding scooters while talking on the phone while smoking while holding their dog which has a jacket on.
trainer with heel
the lovely trainer with heel