It seems that only Portugal and France agreed with me, and, as it was pointed out by @frogphilp on Twitter this morning, I’m not a country – yet – but I quite liked the Spanish entry for Eurovision. At least she sang in her own language!
Tag Archives: Spain
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!