Chapter One: the first 21 days

A lot has happened in a short space of time. Here is a summary of my life here so far: I attended a wedding, having met the groom about three minutes before the ceremony. I didn’t know anyone apart from my host family. My host family’s Grandad, Sisco, pretended to be a priest even though it was…

Week 1 in Barcelona

After spending the vast majority of the past seven days in an exhausted daze, it is hard to believe that I have been in Barcelona for a week already. Throughout my stay so far, there have been ups and downs, but predominantly ups. I have consumed a lot of food I wouldn’t have touched with…