📺 This is art 🇪🇸

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Last but not least, to finish with this trilogy of recommendations I would love to speak highly of this Spanish TV show called This is art. The show explores art (music, painting, sculpture, literature…) and its history through different emotions.

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🌎 The Maya – Mystery of the lost cities 🏛️

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How stunning does this location look like? Well… it is, in fact, a photograph of a picture. A massive one that makes you feel like you were actually there and that it is part of a fabulous international exhibition called The Maya – Mystery of the lost cities that it is taking place at the MARQ in Alicante until the 7th of January of 2018.

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📚 + 📺 Ian Gibson on Spain 🇪🇸

Last night I was really happy to see this interview with Ian Gibson (Irish author and Hispanist) on a Spanish late night show called Late Motiv.

He’s been in Spain for a long time (60 years) and after watching the interview I feel like he knows us so well. People often find interesting the perception others have from us and in this case, I love how in such simple words he characterized Spain and its people with such detail. Bold and clear statements on:

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📚 Books: Sale at the British Museum 🇬🇧🏛️

Last week, I received an e-mail with the following subject:

Discounted books from £2! Learn with the British Museum.

I mean… 2 P O U N D S! 😮 Of course it took me seconds to go to The British Museum Shop Online. Where to find them?

http://www.britishmuseumshoponline.org

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Why to buy them? Because they are so cheap and useful for teaching but, to be honest, this time I’ve just bought them as a treat to myself. My pics were:

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📚 Books: Culottées 🇫🇷

Today is #InternationalWomensDay. You’ve probably seen it everywhere. GOOD!

I was just writing on this day to recommend a super lovely book (2 volumes actually)  that celebrates extraordinary women (Layers, musicians, writers, astronauts, journalist… even a volcanologist!) that although history did not grant them the tag of ‘superstar’ (to most of them) they deserve it so very much.

Fascinating lives and stories illustrated by Pénélope Bagieu (http://www.penelope-jolicoeur.com/) that deserve your time and attention (in my opinion) are included in:

Culottées (Tome 1): Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu’elles veulent AND Culottées (Tome 2): Des femmes qui ne font que ce qu’elles veulent.

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People: Daniel Brühl 🇩🇪

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Not just your average pretty boy, Daniel Brühl has become one of the most well-known actors of the last two decades.  From his international breakthrough role in Good Bye, Lenin! (2003) there has been a long list of quality movies he is been involved with.

You must have seen him in blockbusters like Inglourious Basterds (2009) (where he plays a great baddie) The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) or maybe Captain America: Civil War (2016) but I’d recommend to have a look at his filmography since there is a wide range of genres and roles that deserve some attention.

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