Many years ago, I was asked a make or break question at the end of an interview. It was for what was to be my first language teaching job.
This is the story of the troublesome Irish Refugees in Spain. Immigration and refugees are two interlinked concepts that seem unmistakably modern.
Immigration and refugees are two interlinked concepts that seem unmistakably modern.
Take a well-known airline brand, well-attired air hostesses, confident and famous footballers, and mix them together. The result is a clever and inspired promotional video.
If you stand in any classroom in Madrid, and possibly Spain, a strange thing is happening.
The terrace culture is Madrid.
With thanks to Jose Miguel Morales; without his help, this article wouldn’t have been possible.
Satori identity. This was an alien concept to me, until I came across Kerouac. Jack Kerouac’s book Satori in Paris is a tangled mess of ideas, references and internalized in-jokes, which is to […]
Jack Kerouac’s book Satori in Paris is a tangled mess of ideas, references and internalized in-jokes, which is to say, in-jokes he shares with himself, rather than with a drinking buddy or cabal of […]
It was by pressing hard against a pen, and not guitar strings, that his fingers bled.
It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… let’s go exploring! Calvin & Hobbes
I’ve lost count of the number of times I have seen someone piss on a car in Lavapiés, but it’s another yarn in a list of Lavapiés stories. This wash feet barrio […]