Here’s the Eurocopa song by David Bisbal featuring Cali and El Dandee. Called No hay dos sino tres, it refers to the fact that Spain could win their 3rd Eurocopa (they are the holders from 2008 and also won in 1964) The first clip features lots of clips from the World Cup / Copa Mundial […]
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Fasten your bug-belts for some exciting news! Starting on Monday 12th every weekday on CBeebies at 09.35 and repeated at 13.35 is….. You may have already discovered Lingo and his multi-lingual bug friends on the CBeebies website – I know that he has been a hit with more than one family that I know! Lingo […]
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!
As the clock in the Puerta del Sol in Madrid strikes midnight, people across Spain will be attemptig to eat 12 grapes before the ‘bongs’ finish. As OrangePolkaDot tells us, the supermarkets sell special packs of twelve grapes to help you suceed! Why? This blog post suggests that it is may have been due to […]
In what seems like a past life sometimes when I used to teach Spanish to secondary pupils, we used a text book called Vaya. Apart from my gripe about their assertion that Spaniards have pets ‘grillos’ on their balconies (yet to meet one!), my other main problem with the book / course was the fact […]
Today is El Día de los Santos Inocentes in Spain and other Hispanic countries, their equivalent of April Fools Day. But it goes deeper than that as it has its roots in the story of Christmas when Herod ordered the killing of all baby boys, and Mary and Joseph escaped with Jesus having been warned […]
Looking at word clouds today during the course I was delivering, I came across these wonderful topical word clouds. Like them? This one is about a certain psychic sea creature….. And this one is – well, this is one is ‘lo mejor’ ;o)
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On the eve of the World Cup in South Africa, here’s the first of (I expect!) several football related posts. I am a football fan, and I make no secret of my love for La Furia Roja. ¡Sí, podemos!