Mingling at the Station

This week I attended the ‘Friday Language Exchange’ that takes place every Friday at the Estació de França in Barcelona. I enjoyed very much the experience with two of my English class peers. I found that this is a very good initiative that gives the opportunity to mingle and practice languages with native people. We met…

The Lahti File

I had read ‘The Lahti File’ by Richard MacAndrew for the Literary Corner that took place last Friday. This detective novel was easy to read because his main character, Ian Munro, is the typical secret agent sorting out where villains are and chasing after them. In this occasion Munro’s adventure was located in Finland and…

Revisiting the MNAC in English

Today I revisited the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya and I asked for an audio guide in English. It was a different way to admire again my favourite artists and their masterpieces. Despite the MNAC Romanesque collection is impressive, in this occasion I concentrate in the works I like most: Modernist paintings and sculptures. After…

Philomel Cottage by Agatha Christie

In my youth I used to devour crime novels by Agatha Christie but I never read any of her short stories. Consequently when we were told to read ‘Philomel Cottage’ for the literary corner I thought it was a good suggestion. ‘Philomel Cottage’ is easy to read, amusing and amazing. The queen of crime literature…