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Weekend Friday Favourites

My thoughts are with those caught up and those lost on Thursdays horrific events in Barcelona on Las Ramblas. My beautiful adopted city turned upside down in a matter of moments. Thankfully all my friends are okay. I also want to thank the emergence services and the Mossos d’Esquadra for their rapid response and amazing work. #totsomBarcelona #notincpor #notenimpor

I hope you’re having a great weekend! This week went by in a flash and I didn’t find many moments to stop by to say hi. It can get a (more…)

Cheeky Parakeets

Every time I see one of Barcelona’s many cheeky parakeets a massive smile’s plastered on my face. Maybe it’s how they use the streets as arial streets, the flash of green as they fly by that does it. Maybe it’s how growing up in the English country side, tropical islands, animals and birds were only found in books, on TV or in day dreams. Our neighbour had peacocks which was as tropical as it got.

I’m not sure how colonies started appearing throughout Spain. Legend has it some escaped from shipping crates at the port or airport back in the mid 70’s. (more…)

Weekend Friday Favourites

I read about people saying they have mum guilt, leaving kids going to work and feeling guilty for leaving them, but does anyone else experience cat mum or cat you’re my human guilt? I swear it’s legit. My cats can be sound asleep for a few hours yet 10 minutes before I leave they start to get active, want attention, food, give me looks that make me feel bad I’m daring to leave. 9 times out of 10 without fail they do it. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Anyways, Weekend Friday Favourites, things that have made me smile or caught my eye the past few weeks as I missed last weeks.

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Zoo Photos Part II

I’ve split the past 2 weeks of Barcelona Zoo visits into 2 parts, otherwise together they’re way too long for one post! Part I can be found here. Enjoy!

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