La Laguna is an extraordinary place. As the tram ascends from Santa Cruz, the endless ensemble of low industrial buildings does little to prepare you for what is to be found at […]
The ‘Rural Egypt’ Exhibition
The “Rural Egypt” exhibition aims to show the world the traditional mud-brick architecture of Egyptian villages, particularly focusing on the generosity and spontaneity of the people living in them.
A Potted History of Bloomsday
Bloomsday, though internationally famous today, has some surprising origins.
Join The Lavapiés Street Tour (Virtual Tour Also Available!)
What connects a pharmacy, hairdressers, an old cinema and a bar? Lots and lots of surprising history. One which tells the story of Madrid.
A gasp followed by a gulp – A Poem
Melancholic Celts surrounded by happy Spanish people… ah, it’ll be grand.
Coda – A Poem About Isolation
A poem about walking around the city, through the different parts and around the different people.
The Pigs Are Dead: Hipster Sausages
Hipster sausages, hipster prices – it’s all food for thought. Excuse me dear, I’m hungry tonight. Leopold Bloom, Ulysses.
The Pigs Are Dead
Excuse me dear, I’m hungry tonight. Leopold Bloom, Ulysses.
Surreal Ideas & Irish Stories in Madrid
It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… let’s go exploring! Calvin & Hobbes
Lavapiés Stories: Home to You and Me
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 […]
Lavapiés is home to you and me
I’ve lost count of the number of times I have seen someone piss on a car in Lavapiés. This wash feet barrio does exactly that; uncharacteristic raindrops, characteristic pissing from homeless people, […]
Words Perched on Branches: The Language of Beauty
There are as many languages in the world as visions of the realities we live in.