Picture of Chris Atkin in Spain

About Me


After reading my biography on the side bar, you’re clearly here to find out more about the fetching young man pictured at the Plaza de España in Seville.

Well, you’ve come to the right place.

I am a qualified journalist with five years’ experience working at Sky News and BT Sport in London.  During this time, the website has served as a travelogue and a place to articulate my thoughts.  Reading through the articles of the past few years, it’s interesting to see where time has proved my assessments right or wrong using the benefit of hindsight!

You may also be interested in reading some of my published work.

For now I’m stepping away from full-time employment to pursue a long-held ambition: to learn Spanish abroad.  I will chart my progress on this site with regular video updates so you can follow my journey and laugh at my missteps along the way.

If you like what you see and hear on the site, please let me know by tweeting me @chrisjat or if you’re stirred to respond in more than 140 characters, contact me using the form below. Either way, don’t let this website be our little secret – share it with your friends!


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