Meet the new assistants…

 

 

Emily

Emily

Emma

Emma

Isobel

Isobel

Veronica

Veronica

This year we have been joined by 4 assitants, 2 from America, 1 from Scotland and 1 from England. Here we have interviews with all of them to let us get to know them better.

EMILY:

  • What’s your name? Emily
  • What’s your nickname? Em
  • When is your birthday? February 8th
  • Where are you from? Centreville, Virginia
  • Do you have any siblings? Two
  • What did you study? Sociology
  • What was your favourite school subject when you were younger? Art
  • What are your hobbies? Reading and drinking wine.
  • Do you have any phobias? Breaking my teeth!
  • What is your favourite holiday that you have ever been on? Mexico!
  • If you were an animal what would you be? Giraffe
  • What is your favourite Spanish food? Tortilla!
  • Do you like Madrid? YES!
  • Have you been to Spain before? No
  • What are your dreams for the future? To own a winery.

EMMA:

  • What’s your name? Emma
  • What’s your nickname? #shmee
  • When is your birthday? May 9th
  • Where are you from? Dornoch, the north of Scotland
  • Do you have any siblings? Yes, two sisters, one brother and two step-brothers
  • What did you study? Politics and French
  • What was your favourite school subject when you were younger? PE and Chemistry
  • What are your hobbies? Parties, running, travelling, hillwalking and skiing
  • Do you have any phobias? Mayonaise
  • What is your favourite holiday that you have ever been on? China! My step-brother got married out there
  • If you were an animal what would you be? Springer Spaniel
  • What is your favourite Spanish food? PATATAS!
  • Do you like Madrid? YES
  • Have you been to Spain before? Yes, Barcelona and Pais Vasco
  • What are your dreams for the future? To live in other countries in Europe and eventually work in European Energy Policy

ISOBEL:

  • What’s your name? Isobel
  • What’s your nickname? Izzy
  • When is your birthday? June 26th
  • Where are you from? Birmingham, England
  • Do you have any siblings? Yes, a lovely older brother
  • What did you study? Philosophy
  • What was your favourite school subject when you were younger? Religious Studies
  • What are your hobbies? Skiing, yoga, salsa dancing and partying
  • Do you have any phobias? A bit weird- veins.
  • What is your favourite holiday that you have ever been on? Skiing in Canada
  • If you were an animal what would you be? A lynx
  • What is your favourite Spanish food? Cocido madrileño!
  • Do you like Madrid? Of course!
  • Have you been to Spain before? Yep- Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Sevilla and Málaga
  • What are your dreams for the future? To be happy and healthy

VERONICA:

  • What’s your name? Veronica
  • What’s your nickname? V, Ronnie
  • When is your birthday? June 1st
  • Where are you from? Pennsylvania, United States
  • Do you have any siblings? Yes, 2 brothers
  • What did you study?  International Relations, Translation and Teaching
  • What was your favourite school subject when you were younger? Music
  • What are your hobbies? Reading, writing, traveling, dancing and jogging
  • Do you have any phobias? Yes, spiders!
  • What is your favourite holiday that you have ever been on? Puerto Rico
  • If you were an animal what would you be? A dog
  • What is your favourite Spanish food? Tortilla de patatas and pisto manchego
  • Do you like Madrid? Yes, very much!
  • Have you been to Spain before? Yes, I lived in Spain for a few months in college and traveled extensively
  • What are your dreams for the future? To get a Master’s Degree or PhD and work/live in foreign countries

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