Duende is a Spanish word that means “soul”, and thus can be used to refer to spirits or ghosts – but just like the English word “spirit” it also means emotional / mental energy, and it’s used in Spain when referring to Flamenco dancers. Flamenco is a form of dance in which “soul” is perhaps more important than sheer technique, a bit like in soul music!
Inca Quipus: The Unique Knotted Records
The Inca civilisation had a unique method for record-keeping. They used knotted strings called ‘quipus’. …
Everyday phrases from the Theatre
Did you know that the theater has given us many everyday phrases? Here are a…