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Taking a Summer Break From Work

The heat is oppressive… Your appetite wains. You’re dreaming of autumn or an upcoming holiday escape. How much longer can this go on? No energy to do anything, let alone work. After non-stop activity, it’s finally time to take a break.

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Tips to Survive Summer as a Freelance in Barcelona

 Non-stop activity during the year? Don’t go crazy in summer. It seems like we spend all year waiting for summer. But I have to admit that I find it highly overrated, especially in Barcelona. Every year I completely forget how much summer gets on my nerves. I know I’m not the only one! Let’s discuss some ideas to […]

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Creative Project Manager for Ainhoa Herrera

As the winter months slowly crept by and spring began to make an appearance, it was time to start tackling the work to be done for Ainhoa Herrera’s Spring / Summer Collection 2016. Comprising four leather bags, this small selection, entirely handmade in Barcelona, is filled with colour and texture.

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Meatpacking Bistro in Barcelona

New York-style has been slowly creeping into Barcelona consciousness for some time now, yet the Meatpacking Bistro was always ahead of the game. With a gorgeous atmosphere and killer menu, they are packing quite the culinary punch.

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Pluja of Links – June 2016

Finally summer is here! The warm promise of longer days, endless evenings spent with friends, and the alluring escape of vacation. A time to have fun, to relax and enjoy. A month filled with events and music festivals. Barcelona in June is perfect, still not too hot. So between planning that long-awaited holiday, here are […]

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Picnic Restaurant in Borne

Yes, there are so many new places to try in Barcelona, sometimes it’s a bit overwhelming. Every week sees the launch of a new foodie haven in the city. But sometimes you just want a tried and tested classic, someone that has been around the block a few times. A place you can depend on, the […]

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Z is for Zen – The Alphabet Imaginarium

Z is for Zen, as we come to the end of our Alphabet. That calm that fills you with a certain sort of purpose and meaning. The sigh at the end of the day. The contemplation of what has been done, the satisfaction.

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Y is for Yoga – The Alphabet Imaginarium

Y is for Yoga, such a necessary practise in our busy lives. A time and space to disconnect from the noise. A quiet calm to search inside. A stretching of the body and mind. A fluid circle of breathing and consciousness. How else to deal with all the stress and noise? To block out the distractions and reconnect […]

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X is for Xmas – The Alphabet Imaginarium

X is for Xmas, such a special time of the year. Love it or hate it, Christmas leaves no one indifferent. A time for friends and family, for gifts and parties. Mountains of delicious food and quiet naps. A winding down of the year and a preparation for the next.

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W is for Writing – The Alphabet Imaginarium

W is for Writing, such a complex and interesting process. So filled with nuances and emotions. So many different ways to place thoughts and concepts on a blank page. Writing bares the soul and lays open the heart. Writing has so many varied facets. From old-school banging out words on a typewriter to more sophisticated […]