Country of origin: Spain
Country of residence: Spain
Profession: Teacher, now retired
Q: How does the EU influence your day-to-day life?
A: …through the measures taken in my city, Madrid, to improve air quality.
Q: When you think about the EU, what is the first picture that comes to your mind?
A: I think of a big market.
Q: End the sentence: “Twenty years from now the EU … “
A: …should be a union at all levels.
Q: Choose three adjectives for the EU!
A: Interesting, large, incomplete.
Q: Explain the EU to an 8-year-old child (in elementary school) in one sentence.
A: The European Union is a set of countries with a common goal for the future.
Q: If the EU was an animal, what would it be and why?
A: An elephant, for its size, its strength and its slowness to move forward.
Q: Is there a dish (in your country) that describes Europe best, and why?
A: The cocido madrileño, a Madrilenian stew, because it has a lot of ingredients and its digestion is slow.