14 April 2021
I’m the only foreigner in the Catalan government,” Italian, Francesca Bria used to sometimes say when introducing herself to a public audience. In the two years leading up to the pandemic, her team’s...
More than three years ago the Parliament of Catalonia proclaimed independence. The Catalan Republic embodies values valid for universal progress. And it was another attempt to resolve the national conflict...
NEW PROJECT “We’ve turned one of the wedding rooms into a new, more affordable restaurant with traditional home cooking”
CANCELLATIONS “This year, with the two bands, we had hoped to do some 80 gigs and we didn’t even reach 25”
THE HARDEST THING “The most difficult thing for people is to wear a mask and avoid groups and ’invisible terraces’”
CREATING ENTHUSIASM “I had a change of mindset, and thought we mustn’t let ourselves sink... we had to work on future projects”
RESPONSIBILITY “The night before re-opening the salon I didn’t sleep, thinking how it would go, what the customers would be like...”
PRODUCTION “We thought it would be a matter of weeks but the use of hydroalcoholic gel has become commonplace”
PRODUCTION “There was a point where Sporty was making a thousand masks a day. Now the average is between 500 and 700”
LESS STRICT “Right now I’m in the south of Scotland and I have the general feeling that the measures are less restrictive than in Catalonia”
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