I trust you are all well. A small number of corridas have been taking place in Spain and some have been available to watch on the internet, including via Movistar’s service Plazatoros.tv which is now available to non-Spanish viewers. Otherwise, the French ferias in Arles and Nîmes, plus an interesting day featuring Pedraza de Yeltes bulls in Dax, seem set to take place later this month.
September monthly meeting
The Club’s September monthly meeting will be on Thursday 10 September at 7.30 pm. Once again, it will be held on-line via the Zoom platform. This month we are very pleased that we will be joined by the Spanish taurine writer, Cristina Padin Barca, who will talk about some of her recent taurine books and about her aficion. For those not familiar with her works, Cristina’s many books include “Alejandro Talavante, Natural(mente)”, “Ronda Ciudad Soñada”, “Versos y Cuentos Taurinos”, “Antonio Ordoñez, Natural(mente)”, “La Suerte en Equilibrio” and, more recently, “Sentimientos, Natural(mente)” dedicated to Morante de la Puebla and Joselito El Gallo. Cristina plans to speak to us in English.
You can see Cristina reading an excerpt from her book about El Juli (in Spanish).
Could all members who wish to join this meeting please let me know by email by Tuesday 8 September and I will send login details etc on the Wednesday. November Anniversary lunch Many thanks to all those members who responded to my request for expressions of interest in our staging the traditional Anniversary Lunch in London. Based upon the responses received, we are planning to go ahead this year on Sunday 29 November although this will of course be subject to Government regulations etc. We will continue to monitor the situation and will keep you informed when appropriate. With best regards Richard