from the editor

More blah blah blah?

The COP26 UN climate change summit that brings together most of the world’s leaders in Scotland this month should represent the end of rhetoric and the beginning of strong and effective action. The summit,...

Banksy: here to stay

The exhibition on the most well-known and global of urban street artists at the Espai Trafalgar gallery in the centre of Barcelona is hoping to become a permanent museum, and will get 17 new additions from November

Jordi Abad Lalanza

Death Cafés

What do you think is the most important thing people should know about Death Cafes?They are informal gatherings where we talk about death related topics. It is a space of complete trust. It’s non-therapeutic...

Juan José Ruiz Gómez
He works as a lawyer in Norway

In the far North

juan josé rugoz is from El Papiol, Baix Llobregat. He works as a lawyer in Norway, as he did in Catalonia. He is a founding members and president of the Casal Català in Tromsø

Immersed in wine

Vineyards and wine have always been an integral part of Catalan culture and history, but only today is their importance being recognised

ON DIVIDE AND DIVIDING

One of the criticisms of the Catalan independence movement is the supposed divide it incites, by grouping society into those for or against it. Granted, separations are no minor thing, even more so within...

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

IS NOTHING SACRED?

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

MAKES ME WONDER

Neil Stokes
THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

mea maxima culpa

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

THE SLAP

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

A EURO FOR THE GUY

Martin Kirby
HEADING FOR THE HILLS
Martin Kirby

Zero hope

WHO FOLLOWS RULES?
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE

WHO FOLLOWS RULES?

THE LAST WORD

Things can only get better

Banksy: here to stay

Jordi Abad Lalanza

Death Cafés

Ingrid Teixidor
Celler Oliveda

Ingrid Teixidor

Joan Mateu
Painter

Making the ordinary extraordinary

Basketmaker
Tortellà (Garrotxa)

Dani Iglesias

Actors, co-founders of escapade theatre
(Barcelona)

Sue Flack & Caspar

Juan José Ruiz Gómez
He works as a lawyer in Norway

In the far North

Quim Miró
He is in charge of www. exteriors.cat

Living a balanced life

Bibiana Mas
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A land of cold beauty

Anna N. Schlegel
VICE PRESIDENT OF THE LEADING DATA STORAGE COMPANY NETAP

“Opportunities do exist, but it’s hard to make it”

Manola Brunet
CHAIR OF THE WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANISATION’S CLIMATOLOGY COMMISSION. PROFESSOR OF CLIMATOLOGY AT THE URV

“We’re losing the seasons”

Xavi Jiménez
PRESIDENT OF THE GEPEC-EDC ECOLOGIST GROUP AND SECRETARY OF THE CATALAN FEDERATION OF ECOLOGISTS

“We must take action now”

Half a century of struggle

from the editor

More blah blah blah?

Sílvia Ferrando
NEW DIRECTOR OF THE INSTITUTE OF THEATRE

“The institute is a meeting place”

Judith Colell
NEW DIRECTOR OF THE CATALAN FILM ACADEMY

“TV3 has to be the hub of our productions again”

Vicenç Fajardo
President of La cuina de l'Empordanet

“We have a loyal clientele, and that’s our Michelin star”

Joan Martí
DIRECTOR OF THE BARCELONA INSTITUTE OF GEOSCIENCES (CSIC)

“We still know very little about natural hazards”

Independent woman in a hostile world

Gain your ends - and damn them

Pork pies in bulk

I couldn’t bear to leave

ALBA BALCELLS
HEAD OF THE CATALAN WINE INSTITUTE (INCAVI)

“We need to explain Catalonia’s wines better“

Immersed in wine

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through L’Empordà

Basket
Text: CUINA MAGAZINE Photo: Getty Images

Viladrau chestnuts

Digital classrooms

Blockchain, far beyond bitcoin

The never-ending search for digital talent

Mar Gutiérrez-Colón
PHD in English Philology (URV) and head of the team developing the new Art of Reading application

Learning English through fun

The best coming art

Blanes, 2019
Photo: oriol duran

Make way for the Carnival King!

Horrorland, Cercs 2018
Photo: ACN

Are you ready for the fright of your life?

Festa major in Banyoles
Photo: Sara Cabarrocas

A cause for celebration