I wanted to share my personal favorites for my favorite area of my beloved Barcelona, Poblenou. In the last seven years, I’ve lived in various parts of the city, but Poblenou is special. An old industrial neighborhood located in the north of the Mediterranean-facing city, Poblenou is rich with history, culture and home to lotsContinue reading “My Favorites: Poblenou”
Tag Archives: Poble Nou
But first, café(s)
Although I didn’t even like the smell of coffee until college, I have since come quite a long way; nowadays I almost always have at least one cup in the morning and then often times another after lunch (and/or siesta). Now don’t get me wrong, I’m definitely not a coffee snob nor addict, I justContinue reading “But first, café(s)”
Cherry Lips, Crystal Skies
How today is the first day of December, signaling that November already happened for this calendar year, is mind-boggling to me. Where did November go? Time is flying! It’s been…way too long since my last entry here, but I shall attempt to make up for lost time.
Holy smokes – it’s been nearly three weeks since my last post! Eek! Well for starters, I wish I could explain away that happening by saying that I have been busy traveling or doing other equally wonderful things, but the sad truth is that I’ve been spending a large chunk of my time studying forContinue reading “Be Intentional”
Wrapping Up September
Happy Monday everyone! Since we last spoke, I am happily all settled into Damian’s in Poblenou. A week ago at this time we were in the midst of the big moving day, but now, thankfully, I’m pretty much as settled in as can be here. So far, so good. Not shockingly, I have really beenContinue reading “Wrapping Up September”
The (Real) Nanny Diaries.
I’m not sure if I’ve already opened with this quote, but here goes anyways: “People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experience on the purely physicalContinue reading “The (Real) Nanny Diaries.”
The Long Way Around.
Where oh where to begin? Per custom, I shall begin by looking back chronologically aka that takes us to the last week of August. In the days leading up to Labor Day (although not celebrated in Spain on the same day as in the US), I was busy running, reading, nannying sweet Dylan, working onContinue reading “The Long Way Around.”
“….what a slut time is…
she screws everybody.” “That’s the thing about pain, it demands to be felt.” – both quotes by John Green (from The Fault in Our Stars”)
Kings & Beans
I am going to attempt to be better at posting something at least weekly on here; I know I have gotten a bit slack with my frequency lately. So a week ago today (Jan 5th) I went to Poble Nou for La Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos, aka the 3 Kings Day parade. I forgetContinue reading “Kings & Beans”