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About heatherbcn

Canadian gal who recently relocated to Europe. Tag along as I make my way through the sunshine and explore life here!

Fun App: Cat Spanish

Okay, so I admit I didn’t spend as much time learning Spanish as I should have before I came here. For that, I am deeply embarrassed. There is something to be said for learning by context and immersing oneself in … Continue reading

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TBT: Run or Dye

I got an email the other day that pre-registration was open for Run or Dye again in my hometown. I was a little bit bummed, as Run or Dye doesn’t operate here (Color Run does), but even if it did, … Continue reading

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Adventure: Sagrada Família

I did hesitate in labelling this an adventure, as it seems a rather odd label for such a grand piece of work, but then I decided it really is. I’ve been inside twice; I noticed things the second time around that … Continue reading

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My apologies for not updating much over the last two weeks. Have been a bit under the weather, and had some life things going on, and it all got the best of me. Please forgive me! I have a lovely … Continue reading

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Recipe: Cauliflower, Broccoli, & Cheese Soup

So, I have this thing. This love affair. With soup. I have no idea why. I do remember a story  my mom tells of when I was a kid (and I know I’ll get some of the details wrong, I’m … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung!

Spring has sprung, the grass is riz… When I look out my window and see the weather I can enjoy every day, I do feel a might bit bad for my friends back in Canada – especially lately, when many … Continue reading

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Recipe: Spicy Chicken Stir-Fry

So, since this is about me and my life, I get to write about what I want. And today it is about my dinner. I have, over the last few years, discovered a love of cooking. It started with very … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems: Street Art

One of the things I find most fascinating in Barcelona is the street art. Graffiti and tagging are prevalent all over the place, in (almost?) every part of the world, but folks in Barcelona seem to take it to a … Continue reading

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TBT: First days in Barcelona, 2012

I’ve never really done a “throwback Thursday” type of thing before. Every week, I see TBT posts all over my Facebook; older songs, photos from when the OP was a kid, college days, you name it. As I sat here, … Continue reading

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Growth and Potential

Growth can mean many things, depending on context. To me, growth for this entry has two distinct meanings: 1. I am getting back into my Spanish ‘lessons’ (hola Duolingo!). While this is helping me with the basics and understanding context, … Continue reading

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