With the ongoing failing Brexit negotiations. We are left the question what will happen after. Will you be an economic migrant, expat, immigrant or political refugee after Brexit?
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 that… Continue reading Catalonia: Why can’t they have a referendum?
When you say Costa del Sol you think of drunk Brits, and the more romantic of us may think of olive farms and flamenco. Well, this is only partly true. What about hundreds of Green houses? And Africans? Recently, I became aware of Norvara Media, a growing underground news channel that has a website, YouTube… Continue reading Spain’s white coast of greenhouses?!? Modern European Slavery
Just driving home What could be more Spanish than driving back from Granada; stopping in a no frills services station for a ‘Menu del Dia’ and then seeing one of the legendary black bull signs on the side of the motorway. Well, this was how my Sunday was going until my wife made a suggestion.… Continue reading Franco café and a fallen angel
In an attempt to look at stereotypes, I may come across as arrogant or anti-Spanish, I promise you this is not the case. I’m married to a Spaniard and have spent many years around Spanish people. Recently, I have taken the piss out of Yanks and Brits and now it the Spaniards turn. Stereotypes have… Continue reading Spaniards are …. and many other myths