This, together with the various links, recounts simply and accurately (the maps on other pages are brilliant) how the Barcelona region drifted from being a French fief to being a Spanish autonomous region. I’m slightly surprised that Kelley L Ross found time to do this, since he is clearly a busy man.
- Press excerpts for language learning
This is cool: BebaManno reads the Guardian, which means I don’t have to, and I get to learn Italian at the
- Barcelona’s worst restaurants
I’m very fond of Pizzas l’Avia; no. 2 would be most surprised to be described as a restaurant (and its sarnies
- Siege of Barcelona by the French in 1697
From the Swedish Military Archive, this purports to show Vendôme at the head of some 32,000 troops bombarding Barcelona in the
- Ah! an adjective!
“Oh beautiful and natural Catalonia! The art of blending flavors with the Mediterranean influence!”
- Wanted: 150-year-old palmist
I think I can show that the term guiri is traceable to Semitic roots, and I will do at some stage,