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Randomness & nostalgia
Guest blogging posts at Metropolitan
Posted on Jan 11, 2012
Poblet Monastery in Catalonia – withdrawing from the world
Posted on Jan 17, 2016
Devils and dragons and freaks (oh my…)
Posted on Oct 3, 2011
The financial reality of (my) life in Spain
Posted on Nov 15, 2015
What the hell's a guiri in a rowboat?
Guiri is one of those words, like feminist or peely-wally, that I want to reclaim. Locals use it to refer to tourists - you know the ones - who stick out a million miles. No matter how long I live in Barcelona, that's always going to be me. (P.S. While Barça locally refers to the football team, Brits use Barca as shorthand for the whole city.)