Sol y Sombra

Christopher North says bullfighting thrives in a culture where death is discussed, not hidden

Christopher North on a sentimental fad that risks cheapening the ritual of the bullring

Christopher North worries that lockdown has caused an extinction-level crisis

Christopher North advises on the best bullrings for budding aficionados

Christopher North says French aficionados are more demanding than the Spanish

Christopher North says while matadors come and go, pedigree fighting bulls remain

Christopher North pays tribute to one of the two great matadors of the Golden Age

Christopher North witnesses the start of the bullfighting season

Christopher North says the decline of bull fighting is greatly exaggerated