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Misunderstood expression – No hay moros en la costa (a way out of danger).

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The Spanish Word ‘moro’ comes from the latin maurus which referred to the inhabitants of the old kingdom of Mauritania and the antique Roman provinces of Tingitana Mauritania and Cesarian Mauritania. During the 8th century invasion of the Iberian Peninsula, the Morish were part of the force that conquered Spain in just 9 years. Over the next several centuries the east of Spain was frequently invaded by Berber pirates from northeast Africa. Costal towns were frequently attacked and that was the reason…

Football’s Coming Home

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Hola Vamos, My last blog was titled “El Mundial empieza ahora” (World Cup starts now). That Works for some teams, for others “El Mundial ha terminado” (World Cup has finished). In Alberto´s blog, he explained very well that Spain was not playing their best football. We also had some events previous to the tournament that affected the national team mood, such as our manager signed by Real Madrid. But we never expected to get knocked out so easily and without…

¡El Mundial empieza ahora! (resumen de la primera fase)

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It looks like many of you are following the World Cup because unless it’s a coincidence during the last two weeks our course attendances are lower than usual. Remember that you can record your matches! As you probably follow Alberto’s amazing blogs, this World Cup started with a record of 8 teams from Spanish Speaking countries. At Vamos we support all of them but I have to say that our favourite one is Spain. It probably helps that’s where most…

Today the World cup started

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Today the World cup started, probably one of the biggest events to enjoy, especially in a big city as London where you can find people from all nationalities involved in the games. In Vamos we support Spain!! After winning the World cup 8 years ago we still have a very good group of players and that is the reason why everybody (bets included) put us as one of the favourites to win the cup together with Brazil, Argentina, Germany and…

Frida Kahlo ‘Making Her Self Up Exhibition’ – Saturday 16 June

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This exhibition one of the most awaited events in London. As you may know Frida Kahlo was born in Mexico on July 6 1907 and died on July 13 1954. She is one of the most recognised Latin American female artist of the 20th century, widely known for her famous self-portraits and for empowering herself through art. Kahlo became a defiant feminist symbol. After a horrid bus accident, she was self-taught and started to focus on painting, while she had…