Have you ever wondered why certain traditions are followed during the Christmas season? Of course, everyone probably knows the typical cultural differences (Santa and the legend behind him, for example), and the Three Wise Men. They don’t visit every country, however. There are many traditions that aren’t necessarily followed here in Spain, or at least, not to the “T” […]
After speaking with some of our students in the economic sector, it was brought to my attention that a topic of interest is the SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS set out by the UN. Although Number 1 is to end poverty, this week has been an interesting week for climate change, as none other than Sir David Attenborough spoke on the […]
Brexit is an oncoming reality. Have you thought more as a Spanish person, or more on what that would mean to the British person? There are quite a few Spanish people working and living there, or vice-versa, British living in Spain. What does this all mean to them?
Many comments I’ve heard have to do with “whose fault it was”… […]
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Is there much of a difference between generations of people you know? When I first came to Spain, I was impressed about the general skills that most anybody had concerning math, culture, language. It seemed to be like a very sound and broad education. I’m not quite sure I still think the same. Read on and […]
Mentoring – who can take it, and who should deal it?
This is a potentially complicated topic. I had always heard “don’t get an old dog to teach new tricks”. Meaning? It wasn’t exactly in the company’s best interest to have begruntled employees showing the ropes to the new employees. How could it be? So – this begs the question, […]
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This is a short audio track that I discovered, and quite enjoyed. A gentleman not voicing his opinion, moreover he is sharing an anecdote which shows his opinion.
The title? What has happened to the human voice?
Before listening… what do you think the man will address with his story?
Before you read or listen, think about just […]