The A-Z of Spanish politics

Feb 13, 2016 by

I was originally toying with the idea of writing this post back in December, then got sidetracked with tinselly things in the run-up...

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Why can’t I vote in Spai...

Dec 9, 2015 by

It’s December 2015 and I’m entering my fifth winter in Barcelona. At this point, a week and a half before the Spanish...

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The financial reality of (my) ...

Nov 15, 2015 by

Glancing through an article on The Guardian about the  woes of the UK housing market, I came across this stirring advice from a...

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Is Scotland set to break Catal...

Jul 28, 2014 by

It’s not a good sign when you sit down to write a blog post and your heart is already sinking. Alliterative reasons aside, not for...

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The glutton’s guide to g...

Apr 29, 2014 by

Wheat. It gets about a bit. Whether you’re among the increasing number of people being diagnosed with Coeliac Disease (an...

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Does living abroad give you a ...

Mar 2, 2014 by

A few months back, as I was cursing the detritus of a burst teabag in my morning cup of Earl Grey (in shall-we-say somewhat brisk...

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