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Long Live Revolutionary Art! (Athens)

8 December, 2017 (11:52) | Living in Europe

One of our ulterior motives in buying a home in Barcelona was to have a solid launching pad from where we could fly out to conquer Europe and Morocco.  We love traveling from Barcelona because so many places are only a 1 to 3 hour flight away. We equally enjoy returning home to our beloved […]

Circus Raluy

7 December, 2017 (14:41) | Living in Europe

When Mark and I first moved here 10 years ago we lived in the neighborhood of Raval, a short walk to La Rambla. We had 2 big dogs back then, and everything was an adventure. We moved here in the sunny month of November 2006 and took lots of long dog walks. The dogs were […]

A Vignette From My Day

31 January, 2017 (03:41) | Living in Europe

Its a typically sunny but crisp day here today. On my way home from playing padel I notice an art class strewn about the plaça. “That looks like a fun class” I think to myself. Once home I fling off my clothes and put my comfy muu muu on for “happy hour”, when Mark and […]