We’ve reached November and awaken to darkening days and the awareness of another year’s passing. As we look back, we look forward. On our web, Metropolitan considers the history behind the massive movement leading to this month’s Catalan elections. Nick Lloyd examines an earlier revolution in his article on Foreign Journalists in the Spanish Civil War. We see how people band together to push beyond barriers in the art world with a look at Barcelona’s alternative art scene, and tell you where to find out more about past and current movements in art on our Making Plans page. If your interests run to more primal, outdoor activities, our article on hunting and cooking wild boar will give you something to think about. What wine to go with that beast?