I never make New Year's Resolutions, can never be bothered. Any changes to lifestyle and well being can be made at any time of the year. Saying that though, I thought I'd share my little pearls of wisdom that I either learnt this year, or used to help me get through trying times this [...]
Personally these are some of my favourite polaroids I have ever taken. The colours developed with very cool tones, but it still captured the colourful and beautiful essence of Barcelona. The view from Casa Battlo's rooftop terrace La Sagrada Familia The dragon from Paerc Guell Casa Battlo And with these my mini series of [...]
Whilst La Sagrada Familia is such an internationally recognisable landmark - it might be easy to overlook the Neo Gothic Cathedral residing in the old town in Barcelona. It is also a must see attraction, with free entry! I adored the architectural design of the outside and of the interior. Here lies the tomb of Saint [...]
Taking a little break from my Barcelona series! Although it is Christmas Eve and I am currently in England at my dad's house soaking up all British Christmassy things, it has been a true joy to experience the build up to Christmas Spanish style. Especially as working in schools, I can compare how Christmas is [...]
On Fridays and Saturday evenings, outside the National Art Gallery the fountain provides a show of colour and song every half an hour. Many people gather to watch the spectacle, and I had good fun trying to get some magical shots on my camera! I think the first and last are my favourite!
This beautiful music hall is lesser known than the architectural works of Gaudi, but was one of my favourite things I saw on my trip! Designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner in the famous Catalan modernism style, it was commissioned by the Orfeo Catala choir, who hold importance in Catalan culture for their music. Nowadays [...]
A famous street in Barcelona is La Rambla- full of shops, tourists and pickpockets. However to the side of it is also La Boqueria market: a food market that sells delicious, quality goods (for a hefty price!). Despite the crowds it is definitely worth navigating your way around, even if it is just to look [...]