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Same date, different traditions

Upon that night, when fairies light On Cassilis Downans dance, Or owre the lays, in splendid blaze, On sprightly coursers prance; This is is the beginning of Robert Burns’ Halloween poem (1786) as this is our topic for this month’s post. This week is time for trick-or-treat, f
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Peter Handke, Spain and other Nobel laureates

The Nobel Prize in literature was awarded to the Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and the Austrian author Peter Handke last week. But did you know about the connection the later author has with Spain? In this article by Pablo de Llano (El País 13th October 2019)  we learnt that thirty
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