¡ HUGE DISCOUNTS FOR END OF AUGUST RENTALS !

This blog is about the huge discounts on offer for villa rentals for the last week in August, 2017.  Here’s what’s going on: some holiday villa owners have gotten tired of not getting bookings for the end of the high-season and have progressively lowered rates over the years, to the point... Lire la suite

Can Selvata restaurant first course photo.

There's the salad bar you help yourself to as soon as you get in.  Then the waitress comes up and takes your order - see the menu page for Can Selvata.  In the photo you see my wine and water, my salad, bread, the ali-oli garlic paste I ordered (comes for free) and the first course of paella.  Lire la suite

Can Selvatà & Banyoles

Yesterday I had lunch at a place called Can Selvatà, a perfect example of a menu of home cooking.  It was €9.50 for a four-course meal, including a bottle of red wine from which I had about half.  I took a photo of the place from my table, and of the menu on offer, and of the à la carte menu... Lire la suite

Long reads of this weekend

Krzykowski, an unassuming woman with pale skin and blue eyes, was thirty at the time. The field of correctional psychology can attract idealists who tend to see all prisoners as society’s victims and who distrust anyone wearing a security badge—corrections officers call such people... Lire la suite

Testblog two

The idea of having different linguistic systems can be illustrated by the difference between the German Brot and the French baguette – both essentially referring to bread. On the one hand, you’ve got that warm, golden brown, crunchy baguette, which you might dunk in a coffee or enjoy with a... Lire la suite