Steve Brown with Nicole Millar on EL PUNT AVUI TV/  ARCHIVE

I heard it on the grapevine

As it is the theme for Small Talk we know you live in Catalonia. Where do you live?I tell people I live in Girona, but it is just outside of Girona. A lovely little town called Celrà.Very close to Girona,...

Didac talking to Neil Stokes on El Punt Avui TV. /  ARCHIVE

Instilling a digital mindset

Give us a general overview of your businesses.I am a digital entrepreneur. My group is made up of nine software and e-commerce companies, employing 400 people with a turnover of 40 million.Is business...


A tribute to tradition for modern times

Galea's passion for sewing led her to open the shop Barcelonines, where she makes and sells the traditional Pubilla rag doll that she would like to see become an emblem for the city

Sala i Martin with Neil Stokes on El Punt Avui TV. /  ARCHIVE

'Translating' economics

Where did you learn English?I didn't know any English when I left because I'm a product of the Franco education system. So, when I decided to go to the US for my PhD, I realised I had to learn English....

Miquel Calçada is a popular journalist and media entrepreneur.

The right person at the right time

You spent almost two years studying in America. Tell me about English and your US experience.I started English when I was 14 but I always wanted to study abroad, especially in the US. I couldn't study...

Barney Griffith outside El Punt Avuí TV studios  EL PUNT AVUÍ
ECClub reading groupS

From Shakespeare to Messi

Girona ECclub group leader Barney Griffith talks about his life and career in Catalonia

Jordi Planagumà. Black Music Festival organiser.  ARCHIVE

'The challenge is finding new bands'

The Black Music Festival began as a night of blues in 2002 and hasn't stopped growing since

Vidal has become something of a cause célèbre in the media since his involvement in drawing up the proposed constitution led the state authorities to pursue him in the courts. /  ELISABETH MAGRE

Blueprint for a new country?

The Barcelona judge has become the object of persecution by state authorities since heading a group of legal experts that have drawn up a proposal for a Catalan constitution

Altafaj has 20 years experience working in the EU. /Benoît Bourgeois

'We need to act in an exemplary way'

The newly appointed EU government representative argues that continuing the process by peaceful democratic means is the secret to selling the sovereignty process in Brussels

Rebecca Smith with Nicole Millar on EL PUNT AVUI TV/  ARCHIVE

Love at first sight

Welcome Rebecca, a very British sounding name, where are you originally from?I am from Doncaster in Yorkshire, in the North East of England. It has an industrial background but once you get out into the...