Category Archives: catalan

A visit to Foyles

Yesterday I was in London for the annual ALL Council meeting, this year held at the Institute of Education. I deliberately set out early so that I could visit Foyles on Charing Cross Road as it now houses Grant and Cutler on the 4th floor.  To be honest I could easily have spent far longer […]

Zoo Barcelona

Yes, it’s another Barcelona post but nothing to do with football – promise! Last week when I was in Barcelona on a Comenius Regio visit, my colleague Jane and I hared around numerous sites in the city, collecting resources. One place we visited was the Zoo de Barcelona. Are all zoos the same, we wondered? […]

Barcelona – Campions :o)

So, Barcelona won! And in style. Abidal, after starting treatment for a liver tumour only 10 weeks ago, raised the Champions League cup following goals by Pedro, Messi and Villa (and Rooney I guess!) And Gerard Pique went home with a rather original souvenir, apparently following a tradition set by the Barcelona basketball team!

Don’t stop movin

Not a post about S Club 7 (athough I will say that my boys are big fans of Hannah who’s in Primeval now!) but about something that was reinforced in my mind last night. The Assistant Head at school had been asked to run part of the PDM on EAL (English as an additional language) […]

¡Viva Eurovision!

Getting into the Eurovision spirit …. Here’s the Andorran entry La teva decisió sung partly in Catalan (disappointed that it switches to English for the chorus but I guess that’s so more people understand it!) And the Spanish entry by Soraya called La noche es para mi (again has English in the chorus!) Here are […]