Thursday, August 21, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Then & now: The Book Factory

This building was a book factory until Feb 2013...

...and since mid-July it has become the first hostel in the city. Only the name recalls the previous activity that the building had.

Monday, August 18, 2014

A tax for libraries

From January 2016, Spanish public libraries must pay a tax to compensate the authors for their works. It´s just aproved by the Government responding to a 2006 European directive that all this time has been dodged and now will be effective compulsory. For each member of the library, five cents and every ten loans, four cents.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Recycled iron birds

In the coming days I will show you a few more examples of this striking and interesting exhibition of which I already posted a picture in late April. Remember, all of them by Juan Jesús Villaverde.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Painting the theatre

This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Calderón Theatre and, among other events, last May the San Pedro Regalado fast painting prize was dedicated to this building. Here you have some wonderful works of unkown artists.

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