Spanish Elections 2019: How did it come to this?

Spanish Elections 2019: How did it come to this?

The campaigns finished on Friday and this will give people their traditional day of reflection, before they make their decision on the Sunday in Spain’s most divided election in years.

Can the Feminist hype save Spain’s dying Left?

“The protest continued well into the night down the main avenues of Spain’s capital city, all the while the people eating in these restaurants were being waited on by women who probably couldn’t afford to strike.”

Where to become an activist in Madrid.

“The fascists are on the rise ” scream the left and “Cultural Marxism is consuming our community ” say the ultra right catholics.

Whatever your political standing, you cannot deny that Madrid is a city that likes voicing its opinion.

Even if you are an English speaker you can get involved. It’s just knowing where to turn.

To the Left to the Left: or the Far right. Conflictive times in Spain

Will the new law stopping the glorification of fascism help the left wingers stay in power or will the right win over the Spanish public’s heart and convince them to put the past behind them?

Catalonia: Why can’t they have a referendum?

What is going on with Catalonia and why do they want independence? Is it the same as Scotland and are they really any different to the Spanish? Living in Madrid I am exposed to plenty of news, rumours, insults and praise for the region and its people, and I wanted to share and explore thatContinue reading “Catalonia: Why can’t they have a referendum?”

Pub series: The Similar Curiosities of an Irish pub

I’ve decided to take a small break from moaning about the Conservative party or writing of trying to survive as an Englishman in Madrid. So, I’ve decided to embark upon a series of something I consider myself to be a connoisseur and expert on. Drinking establishments. Far away from the Spanish jammon franchises and AmericanContinue reading “Pub series: The Similar Curiosities of an Irish pub”