PoorQuentyn fielded this question on his blog a couple days ago:
Do you think Varys set up Tyrion to kill his father? If so was Varys planning on releasing Tyrion on his own even if Jaime hadn’t made him do it?
To which PQ answers:
Yes and yes.
I was unfamiliar with the idea of Varys having set Tyrion up to kill Tywin, but a little Google search reveals there’s plenty of support for it.
Winter brings us news of (mumble mumble actors) showing up at the Alcazaba of Almeria.
(no, seriously, this warrants a cut)
Oh, boy. It’s not often that I come across some filming news firm enough to call a spoiler, but this thing here fits the bill. Winter is Coming, via Los Siete Reinos, gives us some pics of filming in Peñíscola, plus fan reports of what’s happening, and they are not messing around: