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Spring has sprung
‘Spring has sprung’ is a popular expression. We say it when the winter is over and suddenly plants start to grow with new life. Many people in Barcelona grow plants in window boxes and spring[…]
What’s with the weather?
The weather can be very unpredictable. People love talking about the weather because it is something that affects everyone and this means that we have a lot of special vocabulary to describe rain, clouds and[…]
Morris dancing in May
In the UK the traditional May Day holiday is the first Monday in May. This is a village festival that can be traced back to the ancient Roman festival of Flora (the Roman goddess of[…]
The spoken word
Did you know that William Shakespeare and Miguel Cervantes both died on April 23rd? This strange but true fact is one of the main reasons that April is a very special month for books. In[…]
Are March hares really mad?
As mad as a March hare, or so the saying goes, is used to describe someone who is wild and crazy. Hares are bigger versions of rabbits, and they are so popular in UK culture[…]