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La Merengada at Vilanova i la Geltrú

Not long ago, I wrote about ‘La Fête de l’Ours’ in the French Pyrenees.  Now I’m looking at the other side of those mountains and all the way to the Province of Barcelona, Spain. Strange transformations… Whilst writing about men… Continue Reading →

My Favourite Christmas Traditions in the UK

Looking for the good things I can’t help but have mixed feelings over the Christmas and New Year periods here in the UK. However, away from the commercialism, tension and high emotion, there is still much about this time that… Continue Reading →

New Reading on European News and Culture

New Journalism If you became interested in learning languages due to a fascination with other cultures accompanied by a desire to travel you may have loved discovering The New European.  It has joined my favourite reads for continental news, these including Le… Continue Reading →

La Toussaint

Halloween in France Around this time of the year in France, people don’t talk much about things that go bump in the night. Neither do they dress up much dressing up and eat pumpkin. They still don’t really celebrate Halloween… Continue Reading →

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