18 June 2021
The next in our series of interviews with ECClub members and subscribers
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...
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...
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...
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
Carme Pigem, Rafael Aranda and Ramon Vilalta, the trio of artchitects from the RCR studio in Olot, are still feeling the effects of the “tsunami” that was winning the Pritzker award in March, considered...
Life-writing can be said to have begun with Saint Augustine's Confessions, but the literary exploration of the self has undergone many transformations in the following centuries
One of Catalonia's most experienced biographers, Pons has written the lives of Joan Triadú, Pere Calders, Maria Aurèlia Capmany, Nèstor Luján, Raimon Noguera and Salvador Espriu.
The head of the publishing consortium says that after some years of crisis, things are looking up in the industry thanks to digitalisation and more young readers
With an extensive academic and research career, this Doctor of Sociology explains that patriarchy is alive and well and living in our very own homes
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