· June, 2014

Stories about Spain from June, 2014

Facebook and Its Terms of Use

  25 June 2014

On her blog, Andrea shares a very thorough report about Facebook and some terms of use often overlooked. First, she explains what those terms of use are: (Las condiciones de servicio) te explican cuáles son las condiciones de uso del servicio, qué pueden hacer con tus datos, tus responsabilidades y...

Goethe's Faust, Between Classicism and Romanticism

  25 June 2014

It's sometimes complicated to understand or discuss terms like Classicism or Romanticism, especially for someone who is not involved in literature. But that's not the case with Mª Gemma Romero Perea, who thinks Goethe, through his Faust, shows a rare synthesis between Romanticism and Classicism. She explains: Fausto es la obra...

‘When I Educate You, You Reeducate Me’

  16 June 2014

Teacher Luis María Llena talks about about his years of experience in education and how the contact with his students has helped him with his professional and personal growth. He invites the readers to reflect on the importance of sharing knowledge to reinforce them: Mis alumnos de estos 25 años me...

‘Inner Monologue, Turning Point in Spanish Prose’

  15 June 2014

On her blog, author Ma. Gemma Romero analyzes the changes in Spanish prose from the evolution of the inner monologue as literary resource. In her article, she takes into account Luis Martín-Santos Ribera's works: El monólogo interior […] rompe con el realismo de los años cincuenta y entra en escena la...

10 Tips for Safer Online Purchases

  8 June 2014

Andrea Collazo [es], member of Mujeres Construyendo [Women building; es], shares some recommendations for safe online purchases. She introduces us the issue: Cada vez es mas habitual el comprar por Internet. Sin embargo tú aún no lo ves claro.No tienes la seguridad, ni sabes si hay riesgos.Y como dice el...

This Photo From a “Litter Island” is Appalling

  8 June 2014

Rut Abrain [es], biologist and the author behind Esturirafi [es], shares her concern for the plastic islands, caused by wasted materials from human populations. The note [es] mentions the problems this causes to the environment: [Los] plásticos se degradan y se convierten en fragmentos más y más pequeños. Los animales...

“Let Spain Decide”

  4 June 2014

IsabelOn writes [es] on her blog De sonrisas y espadas [On smiles and swords] about Juan Carlos, King of Spain, abdication: ahora que se abre un debate de “Monarquía vs República”, “Felipe sí, Felipe no”, “Referéndum sí o no”, todos pongamos de nuestra parte y apliquemos una de las máximas...

Ideological Clichés Among Republic Supporters

  4 June 2014

Paco Prieto writes [es] on La vida como yo la veo [Life as I see it] about religion, politics and freedom after reading some tweets criticizing the presence and looks of some individuals at the rallies for republic after abdication by Juan Carlos, King of Spain. No entiendo tantas cosas...

Waiting for the New King in Spain

  4 June 2014

Elisa Rodríguez from ISIS 3.0 writes [es] about the abdication by King Juan Carlos of Spain and she says that in spite of the demands of a Republic on Twitter and on the streets, there will be a new king: todo parece indicar que en breve tendremos nuevo rey: Felipe...

Other Abdications in Spanish History

  4 June 2014

In relation to the abdicaton announced by Juan Carlos, King of Spain, Adrián Yánez recalls history [es] and other abdications in the Spanish kingdom: Carlos I era el nieto de los Reyes Católicos. Fue el hombre más poderoso de su época y en 1556 decidió abdicar. Dejó a su hijo...

Would the Republic Have a Yes in Referendum in Spain?

  4 June 2014

On Lo que me pasa por la cabeza [What goes around in my head], Elena Padrones analyzes [es] King Juan Carlos of Spain abdication, and all that has to happen to make it real in the next days. Then she concludes: hay muchísimas personas que no están dispuestas a aceptar...

Reusing Tin Cans

  1 June 2014

Would you like to know how to reuse tin cans? Rut de Esturirafi explains [es] how to make out of them very decorative vases for flowers, with photos to make the explanation easier. This post was part of the fourth #LunesDeBlogsGV [Monday of blogs on GV] on May 26, 2014.

“Life is a Dream and we can Live With Illusion”

  1 June 2014

Carlos Mora reflects [es] on elbikramyoga about yoga, philosphy, elections and life in general: Ayer había Elecciones Europeas y yo voté con ilusión por primera vez en muchos años. Soy rebelde y utópico por naturaleza, no puedo evitar tener sueños y querer cambiar las cosas que no me gustan. No...

Real Madrid Football Club and their Tenth UEFA Cup

  1 June 2014

Rogelio Vieto writes [es] on his self named blog about the UEFAChampions League that won Real Madrid Football Club: ¿Pero realmente que significa esta dècima copa de europa? – Es el desahogo de cientos de madridistas a nivel mundial muchas veces humillados por equipos de menor presupuesto, pero quien se...

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