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August 2011

August 2011

We all know about Ildefons Cerdà’s Eixample design, but other plans including a metro system, electric clocks at every crossroads and large-scale sewers were ignored by authorities more

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Tara heads up town to sample some upmarket tapas more

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Mediterranean tree frog

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska has to shout to be heard this month above a an amphibian chorus more

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Jorge Estera Sanza

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Nicola Thornton sits down with business leader and writer Jorge Estera Sanza more

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In the early confusion of the Spanish Civil War, FC Barcelona’s president Josep Sunyol became one of its first victims more

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Lemon Tart

Photo: Julius Honnor for Clock Book: recipes from a modern Moroccan kitchen

A fresh and light pudding for the summer months more

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Sarah Stothart

Photo by Tara Stevens

Sarah Stothart was the head chef at Barcelona’s first clandestine supper club and restaurant, Tapioles 53, which sadly shut earlier this year. Never one to sit on her laurels, she let us in on where she’s going from here more

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Viktoria Löwenthal

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Barcelona has a growing number of services in English available to help pregnant women and their partners more

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Plan for your time on the platja with our guide to getting your beach essentials more

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