A tapa in Barcelona – About inefficient bars

A week after the birthdays danceathon there was yet another birthday to celebrate and we had plans to do use the gastronomic initiative De tapes per Barcelona, that is, bars all over the city offering a beer with a tapa for 2.40 €. Having worked hard for most of last Saturday, I was meeting my … Continue reading A tapa in Barcelona – About inefficient bars

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It’s not about the money, it’s about the people

Some things wouldn’t happen in a decent country. But then, this is Spain. Civil servants usually complain about being perceived as lazy and useless. The problem is not being a civil servant, I know some of them in the school and they work hard for less money than they deserve. The problem is the people … Continue reading It’s not about the money, it’s about the people

One month of smoking ban in Spain and smokers are still alive

About the controversial law and the effects of its implementation. I haven’t done a deep research on the subject nor have I talked to enough people to consider them as a representative sample to come up with statistical conclusions, but I think that the new Spanish smoking ban has been a success, both for what … Continue reading One month of smoking ban in Spain and smokers are still alive