Archive for the 'SpainStuff' Category


One Semester of Spanish Love Song

I haven’t posted for ages. Sorry. I will. Eventually. But meantime, have a look at this:

Rockin’ Race Jamboree in Torremolinos

Flew to Malaga last weekend for a rockabilly music festival. This is the furthest south in Spain I’ve ever been and I have to say – boy, am I glad I live in Catalunya. I’m sure the Costa del Sol has something going for it. Admittedly, I was there for the music, the party and […]

The trouble with a bi-lingual country…

I have been learning Catalan for over 4 years now. I’m reasonably confident in my abilities to speak and understand it now; I’m pleased about that. But the difference for me, in living in Catalunya and speaking Catalan, is that I didn’t first start out with learning Spanish. I went straight into learning Catalan – […]

Brighton, Gigs and Holidaze

And a Happy New Year and the like to all of you! The above pic taken on Christmas Eve in L’Escala. I just love the view of the sea and beaches of L’Escala with the snow-capped Pyrenees in the background. December was clearly a busy month. We nipped over to the UK at the beginning […]

Girona fair and cultural differences

I feel a bit of a rant coming on. But hey – what are blogs for if not to moan about things, eh? I think I’m a very reserved person, in general. Meaning, I’m not pushy, and I rarely make a fuss – outloud, at least. But I get really really really annoyed at strangers […]