Happy Birthday, Borges!

I only recently discovered Maria Popova’s blog Brain Pickings, and it has become a daily read for me.  Today she tweeted about the birthday of Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges and linked to her great post “Jorge Luis Borges on Writing: Wisdom from His Most Candid Interviews.” I was first introduced to Borges my freshman […]

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Juana at Fundació Joan Miró en BCN

Welcome to The Spain Inside

Spain is not like me. It isn’t uptight or overly cautious. Spain doesn’t concern itself with saying the politically correct thing; it has the courage to be what it is. And more than anything I admire that Spanish culture seems less concerned with “making it,” and (at least to me) it seems to value its own inherent worth and doesn’t concern itself too much with the opinion of others about it.

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