Monthly Archives: December 2013

Recordando a Manolito

Recuerdo que de niño, cuando comenzaba a investigar mi árbol genealógico, le solía preguntar a mi madre sobre sus tíos. Dado que mis bisabuelos tuvieron muchos hijos, para mí resultaba un tanto frustrante no saber distinguir quién era quién cuando … Continue reading

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Who really built the Cruceiro de Hío?

The region of Galicia, in the northwest of Spain, is a hilly region with coastal areas that alternate beautiful rías (submerged valleys where the sea enters the mainland) and rugged cliffs. The climate in Galicia is moderate and rainy, making … Continue reading

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Who Do You Think You Are? Nigella Lawson

SPOILER WARNING! One of my favourite Who Do You Think You Are? episodes is the one starring Nigella Lawson (series 3, episode 6), the TV personality and cook book writer who has lately come under huge scrutiny due to her … Continue reading

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