Pick of the week: “Begin Again” — It’s not “Once.” It’s not “Sing Street.” But I would argue that John Carney’s second feature, starring Mark Ruffalo as a down-on-his-luck music producer who thinks he’s found a star in singer-songwriter Keira Knightley, does capture the joyful spirit of music and creation. 200 more words
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A weekend trip to Barcelona, leaving a cold, rainy London for 25 degree weather, sun, and the winding streets of the city!
We spent the first day meandering around, visiting one of Gaudi’s houses and the cathedral… finally making our way down to the beach and realizing, around 5pm, that it might be time for lunch! 217 more words
How do you open a present? Do you rip the paper off, revealing its contents in a nanosecond? Or do you carefully remove each piece of tape and unwrap the paper (immediately folding it of course) to reveal the gift several minutes after the giver has lost patience? 354 more words