Sex Education

    I watched episode 2 of Season 2 of Sex Education the other day and came to a chilling realization. One of the characters has a traumatic experience on the bus, and the episode revolves around her time in the police station and how she deals with her...

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The Sea threw up this Morning

Gloria the “storm of the century” hit eastern Spain. Record level waves washed up tons of rubbish from the sea. Following the catastrophic Catalan storm, here is what has happened to the Barcelona beaches and how you can help.

Christmas: ‘Tis the Season to be Wasteful

Everyone loves mulled wine! Said no one, ever. To paraphrase the comic great Michael McIntyre, Christmas is a time where people (reluctantly) drink hot wine, “fart grenades” and pour liquid bread onto their dry chicken substitute. Across the globe, the festive season...

Taking the Mural High Ground

“You havesuch pearly white teeth. I had better pluck them out of your mouth, just incase you fall or forget to brush your teeth.” Said the MNAC(Museu Nacional de Arte Catalonia) to the caves and small churches dottedaround the country. “I love theway you’ve done your...

Sunny Side Up

When life gets you down, Look up. Ceilings are fascinating things. Some are patterned. Some have mould. Or fans like battered butterfly wings. If you’re lucky you may spy, Some chewing gum (In your mind’s eye That could be a trapdoor to a floor Where pigs wear heels....

There is no Broccoli left. #RepublicaCatalana

“Don’t go down there, the police are shooting”. It was right by Plaça Urquinaona in the centre of Barcelona. The bustling square lined with restaurants and shops just one block from the coworking I used to cycle to every morning. I was standing right outside the Pink...

Safety Announcement

“Your flight crew for this evening will now highlight some key safety features of this new aircraft, the Ecoflyer 757. Fortunately for you, the designers decided not to include emergency doors on this model, so you have no need to locate your nearest exit! Should there be an unforeseen landing, we shall disembark passengers in groups, beginning with those who purchased emergency landing bonus cards. Everyone else will have to wait until the end. Each sitting passenger has also been provided a single wet wipe, located underneath your seat, so should the aircraft be on fire during this time, you can refresh yourself while you wait.

Tiny Feet

Have you had a baby in the last year? Can you remember anything? It flies by! In the best way. I have scribbled down notes about the highlights I remember, hope you enjoy!

I just quit my Job! The Potato is Back.

I just quit my job! Irresponsible or awesome? Quite possibly the former. Right now however, it is feeling pretty darn awesome! My poor, patient employer. I fannied around for two weeks playing with the idea of giving in my notice as though it were a hot potato....

Homeless Run!

“Where would you go if you were homeless tonight?” It was 23.10 on Monday night in Barcelona. The drumming sound of rain on our terrace and the strange rattling as the wind ripped our awning nearly drowned out my question. Hoping I wouldn´t wake our 8-month-old...

Oh to Moro, to Moro..

I have been meaning to do this for so long and write seriously for a change! “The days are slow, and the years are fast”. Basically, time is galloping by and I don’t want to forget all the wonderful precious baby memories that we may never get again! I will write what...