6 months ago, I relocated from the UK to Barcelona, Spain with my girlfriend (she whose blog this is). And it is truly wonderful. I love it here. There are so many things to do, places to go, people to meet and, very recently, cats to pet. It is a beautiful place to live with lovely, friendly people all around. In short, I would recommend it to anyone.
Now that that is out of the way, let us get to the national pastime of us Brits. Complaining. I consider myself a dab hand at it too. You would think that moving to such a dream of a location would make one forget the small problems and start to enjoy life at a relaxed pace. Unfortunately that is not in the DNA of an Englishman in Barcelona. [Read more…]