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HEADING FOR THE HILLS

Les Terres ALTES

Eyes and minds turn to the far north-east of Europe, to the rugged land beyond Hadrian’s Wall.We as a family are already there, deep into the glens, the roots and the clans of the Stewarts, Wilsons and...

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Death of the salesmen

Once upon a time (well, 2005) a group of Catalan intellectuals – most of them university professors - together with the odd Spaniard put their names to a ‘Manifesto In Favour of a New Political Party...

“The King abdicates”

If the monarchy is not a conventional institution, is the monarch entitled to conventional behaviour, like marrying for love as opposed to marrying for duty or “professional” arrangements? Can he lose...

Catalan clubs with cause for optimism

The presenter of El Punt Avui TV’s The Week in Football, Barney Griffiths, runs the rule over how Catalonia’s leading clubs are faring in this most abnormal of football seasons

The CCCB lands on Mars

Without intending to, NASA has run the best promotion campaign possible for the new exhibition at Barcelona’s Centre of Contemporary Culture, the CCCB. While the world watched the rover Perseverance...