Once a year in August, my French village suddenly becomes Spanish! It’s time for the Festival Flamenco in Gorbio. Don’t think ‘touristy’ flamenco, this is the real thing, real gitane (gypsy) flamenco with dancers and musicians and singers from all parts of Spain and it’s fabulous! Not easy to photograph with the fast movement, low light and also constantly changing coloured lights but every year I get a little better at it and love the challenge. It takes place over three crazy days – we eat paella, we drink sangria, we clap and cheer and during the daytime we meet ..