Barcelona: Christmas in Catalonia

Last year it was Vietnam, a country I was sorry to leave! The year before, China. And so to my first European xmas for a long while. It’s always fascinating on a cultural sphere to see how and/or if xmas is celebrated. Obviously in this part of Europe it’s a no brainer and to that […]

Barcelona: Big Bubbles, No Troubles

*I began a very detailed diary of what’s been happening here in BCN then realised this may not be the right place for it. So have written something anew as follows… Barcelona twice in one year. Wow, I must be doing something right, while some get by on doing wrong and it’s that pitch between […]

Barcelona: Garden Recalled

The clock ticks forward; complex and constant, friend and foe. Andorra is caught between two countries and two towns. France and Spain, Toulouse and Barcelona. As the latter is my first international city I swing round for my third visit and after my night of purgatory at El Prat’s T2, knew just where to go. […]