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Sant Jaume

Probably the very first church in BCN… Sant Jaume, well hidden in plain sight, on Carrer Ferran, just inside the gates of Barcino, the roman Barcelona, 1 mn from the Ramblas. 19 more words


Match Report: vs Petts Wood

It might not quite be Eubank-Benn or even Froch-Groves, but the burgeoning rivalry between Petts Wood and Kent Ramblas enjoyed its latest (and fifth) instalment at the weekend – and very nearly included a knock-out blow. 1,220 more words

Kent Ramblas

Match Report: vs St Nicholas and Sarre

With a rather humbling defeat in last week’s season opener, the Ramblas were keen to consign it to history books and kickstart their season against the team formerly known as… 1,096 more words


Flowers in the Ramblas

Although most days have been sunny this spring, we have had more rainfall than usual in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata.

The botanists from Kew Gardens and our son, Jason, who returned to England last week, remarked that they had never seen the countryside here so green and colourful. 163 more words


Il Signore Capone, capo dei capi

Big Al is having a Havana near the Ramblas… No idea why, but his statue sits in a passage going to the Villa de Madrid square. 12 more words


Off to work I go...

A common sight on the ramblas, Mr Goldie Boy. Not that street entertainers left, only 15 in the morning, 15 in the afternoon, according to municipal laws and rules.


Botanical Notes from Las Negras

Spring is now in full bloom in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata and the ramblas of Las Negras are bursting with colour.

Wild poppies add splashes of red to the yellows of Bermuda buttercups and flowering shrubs. 303 more words