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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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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13 things I would change about...

Jun 19, 2013 by

If you’re reading this from the UK, I can imagine what you’re thinking right now. Churlish bint. She gets to live a life...

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Two years in – how Barce...

Apr 25, 2013 by

A colleague of mine took the day off work recently. This wouldn’t have been noteworthy in itself, except that it was a random...

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Scunnered in Barcelona

Mar 24, 2013 by

Or, how a peace-loving vegetarian was turned into a screaming banshee googling ‘shooting ranges in Barcelona’. This wasn’t the...

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Barcelona and the two faces of...

Jan 30, 2013 by

January in Barcelona has the ability to sidle its way innocuously into your life. There’s none of the wailing and gnashing of teeth...

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