Flamenco

You may remember, before I left Canada last month I wrote about how I used to visit the Kino Cafe in Vancouver to watch flamenco dancing during my undergraduate days, and how completely thrilled I was at the thought an opportunity to see traditional Catalonian flamenco performed sometime during my stay in Barcelona. It was every bit the thrillContinue reading “Flamenco”

T’ill the next adventure..

But first.. (this was just too good to save for myself!) These are bathroom door markers from a cafe we ate at in Sitges. So, back to the subject of my last post about art in the streets (more, and more, and more) of Barcelona.. (I certainly become somewhat of a ‘#Graffitizombie’ over the last threeContinue reading “T’ill the next adventure..”

Open Studio at JIWAR

Last evening we had an open studio at JIWAR to share what we have been up to here in Catalan. It was a hot evening, with the weather threatening thunder, all in all very ‘Spanish’ feeling! We were not expecting a huge number of people as August is typically the time when stores close andContinue reading “Open Studio at JIWAR”

‘Charades’ in Catalana!

Oh my, I’ve had such a fantastic day today! Most of these photos are pretty self explanatory; we are to the point now of installing the street ‘ceiling’ of sorts on Berga Street for Festa Gracia (I am still keeping the theme a secret remember, so you can guess but.. I’m sure not going toContinue reading “‘Charades’ in Catalana!”

La Festa Gracia (preparing out on the street now, it’s getting so close!)

I am so grateful to Mireia at JIWAR for introducing me to the wonderful community of residents in and around Berga. The sum total of my Spanish language capabilities is “Gracia” (thank you), “Sin bolsa” (‘no bag’ from trips to the grocery store..), “Vale, vale” (‘ok, ok’ you hear this a lot when people are carryingContinue reading “La Festa Gracia (preparing out on the street now, it’s getting so close!)”