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Where they buried Francisco Franco, Spain’s dictator from 1939-1975

Today we delve into Spain’s history. This is the Valley of the Fallen, or Valle de los Caídos. It is situated close to Madrid, a little to the north west. Only rarely these days do...

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Speekee works with Chromecast

I have to confess I had never heard of Chromecast until a customer asked me about its compatibility with Speekee, recently via Facebook. If you didn’t know what Chromecast was either here’s an image...

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Cathy Duffy Reviews Speekee’s Spanish Homeschool Programs

You can tell a reviewer is ‘worth their salt’ when they request to review not one but both of your Spanish homeschool programs. So it was with Cathy Duffy (pictured). Cathy Duffy is best...

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Where the Spanish made cannon balls for the Siege of Gibraltar (1779-1783)

I have just had the pleasure of spending two nights in a rural hotel on the edge of Jimena de la Frontera, about an hour’s drive north from Gibraltar. Curiously enough, this building served as...

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Language shapes how the brain perceives time – OBVIOUSLY!

Boffins over at Lancaster University have come to the less-than-startling conclusion that “Language shapes how the brain perceives time” Let’s see how they did it shall we? First, here’s a quote you’ll probably be familiar...

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