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April 18th, 2012 We went out of Ciutat Vella (the old city) and into Eixample (the newer area of Barcelona built on a grid, during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and connecting the older towns of Sants, Gracia, etc.) today, … Continue reading

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November 12th 2011 Medlars are the fruit of the Mesilipus shrub/tree. The plants are common to Europe and Asia Minor and whilst they’ve fallen out of favour lately, Medlars were once popular enough to warrant a mention in Shakespeare’s Romeo and … Continue reading

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