Category: Event

In The Spanish Loop

Racing around in circles has long been a human obsession, Homer mentions Diomedes winning a chariot event in Ancient Greece, Charles II of England introduced horse-racing rules in the 17th Century and in 1870 someone nailed a lot of planks in an oval to build the first velodrome. […]

Kings, Coal and Cake

Firstly a very ‘Happy New Year’ to everyone on the Western calendar and a ‘hope December was fun (under the circumstances), to everyone else. Here in Barcelona we are just getting ready for the final phase of the somewhat odd festive season which involves even more presents, some […]