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Month: June, 2008

Marta’s Paradise

29 June, 2008 (02:04) | Living in Europe

PEACEFUL ACOUSTIC GUITAR STRUM Dr. Marta is one of my favorite Catalan girlfriends. She is also a horse surgeon and apparently a very good one as she is constantly traveling to different countries to perform surgeries and/or give lectures about operating on horses. HORSE WHINNY She often zips off to perform a horse surgery when […]

El Fracasado (the loser)

27 June, 2008 (12:51) | Living in Europe

Mark got a call on his cell phone from a British bloke who is an acquaintance of a friend. The guy’s name is Clive and he claims to be an out of work musician living nearby, in Gracia. Our friend Lee gave him our number, told him to call us because maybe we could distribute […]

Pies de Cerdo y Caracoles

25 June, 2008 (07:41) | Living in Europe

For a while we were eating at only very authentic Catalan restaurants. One called Su Casa is very interesting. From the front it looks like just another local cervesa y tapas joint but once you walk through to the back it opens up into a large cafeteria style restaurant. There is a kitchen with one […]