Bryan Hemming

short stories, comment, articles, humour and photography

Feria de Conil 2017

Summer holiday seasons end on the same note as they begin in Conil, with a big bang. In the first week of June, the season kicks of with a funfair … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 1 Comment

Another trip to Cádiz

Bit late in posting this, but time don’t half fly in this neck of the woods. I began working on it, what must be, almost a month ago. Has anybody … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 13 Comments

Enough for a Drink 1

Poverty excretes a distinct odour no amount of scrubbing can rid. It permeates your clothes and clings to your skin. It creeps under your nails and leeches into your hair. … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Paco De Lucía, celebrated flamenco guitarist. December 21st 1947 – February 25th 2014

Probably the most celebrated flamenco guitarist the world has ever seen, has died near the holiday home he owned at Playa del Carmen south of Cancún in Mexico. He is said … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Amy Winehouse and Camarón remembered

A sad month for music Click onto image for more in Psychedelic Camarón series This weekend saw the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of the legendary Flamenco singer Camarón … Continue reading

July 10, 2012 · 5 Comments

The Tale of the Shrimp – Camarón de la Isla

A popular flamenco saying goes: “When I sing with pleasure my mouth tastes of blood.” The words speak volumes about the vibrant gypsy music indigenous to Andalucia, and the harsh … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Psychedelic Camarón

Copyright © 2011 Bryan Hemming               Conil Psychedelic Camarón is a selection of five images photoshopped from an original sketch I made from a … Continue reading

December 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

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