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Bullfighting in Barcelona

Rosemary Counter

On our first night in Barcelona, my boyfriend—fuelled by adrenaline and sangria—got to talking about blood lust. It’s just a fact of life, he explained between bites of his burger, that both men and beasts crave violence in the name of honour. I rolled my eyes. A week later, irony not lost on me, we […] More »