Category Archives: Barcelona 2016

Leaving the German giants

It was a sad farewell to Barcelona this morning as we flew home after our lovely yet quickly over trip. It was as we were being driven to the airport by a very chatty taxi driver that I suddenly realised … Continue reading

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Red lift to the loo

It was a bit sad at breakfast this morning. Not the food or the drink you understand. Oh no, they were as perfect as ever they were. No, what was sad was mum having to say goodbye to her new … Continue reading

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Don’t pay the blanket men

The city is riddled with fellows selling cheap knock-offs on blankets. The clever ones have rope threaded through the corners so they can scarper as soon as they see the law about to strike. They are particularly rampant around Catalunya. … Continue reading

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Food and churches

What I really want to know is how come English males eat pizza with a knife and fork? Even when their partner is sitting opposite eating hers properly ie with her fingers. This is one of those odd, unfathomable things … Continue reading

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Seeing the streets

Today we managed to travel the full length of both the Hop on Hop off open topped bus routes. We even managed to hop off, see a museum then hop back on for the rest of the route. But first … Continue reading

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Ziggy played guitar

David Bowie died today. It was also the first day of our week in Barcelona. David Bowie had a big influence on my life. If not for him and Life on Mars, I would never have gone into musical theatre … Continue reading

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