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Another in our series of interviews with ECClub members and subscribers

Pablo Machín

'We will continue to do things together'

He arrived at the Montilivi stadium with very little to his name, but he has since gone on to save Girona FC and take the club into the first division. Head coach Pablo Machín Díez (Gómara, Sòria,...


Where are you originally from?I am from Vancouver, I was born and raised on the West coast. My husband is from the East Coast. I met my husband in a cafe and moved to Girona together 10 years ago.And why...

The art of procrastination

Tell us about your book on time management, D’on trec el temps (Where I Find the Time).I started writing about time when waiting for someone to go to a literary event. I started noting down some reflections...

Narcís Prat

In defence of water

You say you are a disciple of Ramon Margalef, the father of Catalan ecology.Ramon Margalef was an excellent person: very open, always ready to help. He was also an exceptional scientist, very intuitive...

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Meet the members!

The next in our series of interviews with ECClub members and subscribers

There is always a Plan B

Daniel, tell me about your background.I was born in Egham, just outside of Windsor. But all my family moved down to Hastings when we were little. I went to University in Brighton, and lived there afterwards.How...

Deep inside the language

You’ve recently been awarded the Memorial Francesc Macià prize from the Fundació Josep Irla, in recognition to your contribution to promoting Catalan language and culture. How do you feel about it?It’s...

Shaken not stirred

What is a mixologist?A mixologist is a bartender who creates cocktails.Where did it all begin?I used to work in the family bar in Cadaqués, called Bar Boia. Then one day someone from El Bulli restaurant...

Laia Costa

'I follow my instincts'

With five US films already under her belt, Laia Costa's career has come a long way from the character Rym she played in TV3's popular Polseres Vermelles