The bank of life

Blood is a biological element that expires, which is why donations are needed on a regular basis and not just when there are accidents, catastrophes or attacks. More than 250,000 donations were made in Catalonia last year, but more are needed

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Can you recommend a place to have lunch with friends? Le 4 Saisons and Le Vin et l’Assiette.Where would you have a special dinner for two? Le Phenix.When is the best time of year to plan a visit?May,...

Marta Puig i Bosch. Berta coll. bcoll@elpuntavui.cat
Marta is from Anglès (La Selva). She has been living in Besançon since 2006 and works as an architect. www.martapuigbosch.wordpress.com

A home not all that far from home In 2008, UNESCO listed the Citadel as a World Heritage Site

Why did you leave Catalonia?I decided to finish my Architecture degree in Delft with the Erasmus Programme and then I stayed in Rotterdam for an internship; both experiences lasted 16 months. Although...

el pasteral
(La Selva)

Àngel Soler

With the strong conviction that everything around us can be turned into art, Àngel Soler gathers several types of wood, mainly boxwood but also walnut, chestnut, poplar and elder wood, and sculpts artistic...

Helena Prat

Hellenica Ceramics

Ahmad Basal

The Palmira pastry shop

Marcela Topor
from the editor
Marcela Topor

Challenges for the new year

Barney Griffiths
THE CULTURAL TIGHTROPE
Barney Griffiths

Naivety

Matthew Tree
Long-term resident
Matthew Tree

PATRÍCIA

[NO TENIM FOTO]
random thoughts
Terry Parris / Writer

Seeing life from a distance

[NO TENIM FOTO]
viewpoint
brett hetherington

GOD. BLOGGERER

Neil Stokes
HISTORY THE LAST WORD
Neil Stokes

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Prosecutor wants arrest in Denmark

Goodbye to Nicaragua

society

Ministry gives green light to B-10 extension

el pasteral
(La Selva)

Àngel Soler

Helena Prat

Ahmad Basal

The Palmira pastry shop

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Marta Puig i Bosch. Berta coll. bcoll@elpuntavui.cat
Marta is from Anglès (La Selva). She has been living in Besançon since 2006 and works as an architect. www.martapuigbosch.wordpress.com

A home not all that far from home In 2008, UNESCO listed the Citadel as a World Heritage Site

Perfect choice

A simple gesture that saves lives

Enric Contreras
Hospital services director of the Catalan Blood and Tissue Bank

'Healthy people have a civic duty to give blood'

The bank of life

El Bulli’s legacy

Enric Calzada. Coordinator of ’Sopars de Girona’

Ferran Adrià

ALEIX VALLS
FORMER GENERAL DIRECTOR OF THE MOBILE WORLD CAPITAL OF BARCELONA AND DIGITAL CONSULTANT

“Soon technology will be as essential as English”

The autumn booklist

books
daniel pALOMERAS. GP and writer

A murderer on the Costa Brava

British Barcelona

A Catalan Christmas

Wine cellar. ANNA VICENS

Wine route through Tarragona

BASKET. TEXT. CUINA magazine. PHOTO

Bitter but versatile

Driverless cars: who will pay the price?

Quantum leap

THE YOUTUBE phenomenom

Profession: YouTuber

Barcelona, September 2017
Photo: ACN

Sep 11, 2017: the definitive Diada?

Barcelona, July 2017
Photo: Fund. Catalunya-La Pedrera

Art transforms life

Girona, June 2016
Photo: quim puig

The night of bonfires and coca

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