A Scotsman who fell in love with Saint George’s Day….err, El Dia de Sant Jordi.

Patron Saints.  So What!  In Scotland Saint Andrew’s Day passes most people by and at best it is celebrated as a ‘dinner, dance’ or has been hijacked by Scots politicians to enable them to go on junkets to the US in an attempt to sell tartan and scotch.   Hardly the stuff of mass participation andContinue reading “A Scotsman who fell in love with Saint George’s Day….err, El Dia de Sant Jordi.”

‘Stranded’

Two weeks have been a long time and I have missed putting these ramblings down on paper.  My inability to do so can be explained by way of a fun packed previous weekend with Old Friends from England, Will, Sara and family. Like millions of others like them they have experienced firsthand the unsurpassable powerContinue reading “‘Stranded’”

“La Mona”

 ‘La Mona’ Today being Easter Monday we give our godson a ‘Mona’.  Traditionally this was a brioche tortell (crown), garnished with boiled eggs.  The Catalan custom like most has changed and adapted with the times and now elaborate chocolate constructions can be bought from pastisserias for elaborate prices.  Themed creations of Sponge Bob Square Pants,Continue reading ““La Mona””