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October 2011

October 2011
Mike Cruickshank

Photo by Tara Stevens

The owner of Xix Bar and Gin Corner, Mike Cruickshank, sits down to eat and chat with Tara Stevens more

EATING AND DRINKING

Paolo Guidoni

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Opera singer Paolo Guidoni talks to Nicola Thornton about his passion for singing and his work to introduce opera to more people more

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Mark Burry

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Despite living thousands of miles from Barcelona, New Zealander Mark Burry is one of the principal architects working to decipher Gaudí’s ideas for the Sagrada Família more

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Cone-head Mantis1

Photo by Lucy Brzoska

Lucy Brzoska gets up close and personal with the strange-looking cone-head mantis more

LIVING

Dr Farreras i Framis tomb

Photo by Amanda August

They can send a shiver down your spine but cemeteries also reveal much about a city’s history and its people more

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Pastelería Brunells

Photo by Lauren Reed

Discover five of Barcelona’s oldest family-run businesses more

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Plaça del Rei

Photo by Mónica Navarro

Take a trip through Barcelona’s past with stories and customs from the city’s old town. more

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Seafood paella

Photo by Tara Stevens

Tara Stevens reveals her secret to making a good paella more

EATING AND DRINKING

A question of family

Last year, Meredith Gales successfully adopted a girl from a West African country, a process that she wrote about for our website. Here she explains what life has been like for her new family. more

Sep 28, 2011 12:00 AM Diary of a Barcelona adoption