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Rituels d’Orient Spa / Hamman

For several months the lovely Sairica Rose and I had been trying to find a time when neither of us was (a) on some work-related jaunt across the world or (b) working such crazy hours that ‘free time’ was a … Continue reading

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Locally brewed beer in Gracia

We like beer. We like people who make beer. Which is why we like La Cervesera Artesana in Gracia, one of the few microbreweries in Barcelona. It’s a little place, tucked away on a sidestreet off Corsega, but always seems … Continue reading

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The best Xmas presents ever!

While it’s too early to give away what everyone is getting this year, if anyone is stuck about what to give friends and family for Xmas / Reyes / other suitable festive celebration this year, here is my top tip … Continue reading

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Mescladis – a non-profit foundation focussed on my favourite subject: Food

Photos missing from this post at the moment folks – I’ll add them when I get back to BCN! Mescladís is a small cafe and shop on the Plaça Sant Pere. The products are local and/or fair trade (although not … Continue reading

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Papers Coma – Stationery and Party Supplies

I’ve just been downstairs to buy new printer paper. Had a bit of a laugh with the family who run the shop about how, while all the non-recycled, bleached paper comes in a plain white packet, the recycled paper which … Continue reading

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Life’s little necessities: a source of good, cheap Cava for parties.

Those who know me will avow my love of all things sparkly, and that includes wines. One of the – many – joys of living in Barcelona is having the Penedès wine region just down the road, so my penchant … Continue reading

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