Welcome to Nothing but the Start, a website about living in Madrid, Spain and traveling elsewhere.


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The more I live and work in Spain, the more I allow the dream that it is both possible and recommended to ditch the conference room.  read more

The crocus is a brave, fragile god of a flower on the frontier of Spring, usually trampled by dogs before it has lived more than a few days, or frozen back into submission by a return frost or snowstorm. read more.

I rolled out my yoga mat in a hotel room in Mexico – a beautiful location for a bit of morning yoga. I had been traveling on business and had kept up my routine; and I felt strong, healthy, limber… and proud of myself. read more.