Written on top of the bell tower in Florence

‘…Brunelleschi, Medici and several generations of Florentines eventually saw it built, despite persecution, disbelief in the integrity of the design and enormous practical hurdles. So never stop believing, just keep taking the next step.’

Where can a language take you? (Part Two)

‘Caracoles en salsa’ – Snails in sauce. Mmmmm! (Google Images) (Note: All names changed for individual’s privacy.) The first day felt like like trying to negotiate an obstacle course whilst blindfolded and relying solely on the guidance of spectators. Barcelona El Prat Airport at one in the morning. Bus to Gran Via. Found my hostel…

An Irish part of Spain?

Langreo, Asturias, Spain When we Irish think of Spain, images of sun, sandy beaches and blue seas generally come to mind. While these things are easy to find on the southern and eastern coasts of Spain, the northern coast has something a little different to offer. One would be forgiven for thinking he or she…