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Discovering Barcelona

Barcelona: Love lasts more than three years

Three years ago today, I landed in this magical city called Barcelona. I came here for the mountains and the sea, but it offered me more than this. It offered me a chance to call another place “home”. This city with the sea on one side and the mountains on the other one enables me […]

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Nurses: the soldiers of Spring 2020

The soldiers of Spring 2020

My sister is a nurse at a clinic in Italy, and the last time when she sent me a picture of herself while on her shift I almost cried. The experience of a nurse at work, in Spring 2020 from 9 am until the overtime shift humbled me. This is like a world war, except […]

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What is beneath the thin layer of ice we call love?

Love in the Time of Covid

On May 1st, 2020, two young lovers from Barcelona were supposed to celebrate their 5th year together, by doing something that united them in the first place: traveling and exploring a country of this beautiful world. The plan was to explore Spain by bike, car, and then train in 7 days. They would start from […]

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When our "love" for animals cost them their freedom

The silent lesson I learned from Tiger King

Tiger King, Netflix’s latest sweetheart, marks the first chapter of my quarantine in Barcelona. The first minutes of the miniseries did not move any of my compassion muscles but by the second episode, I was hooked. I watched, not so silently, the unfolding of all seven deadly sins that led to the caging of the […]

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