A Catalan Solution?

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Yesterday (I write this on Sunday) thousands took to the streets of Barcelona, protesting against the imprisonment or exclusion of Catalan separatist leaders, carrying banners which read ‘Free the Political Prisoners’. The march was led by Quim Torra, current President … Continue reading

All Change in Spain…

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Just over a fortnight on from the Motion of Censure in the Cortes which made Pedro Sanchez Spain’s new Prime Minister and the PSOE leader has announced his cabinet. I’ve not seen any British reporting of this – I’ve been … Continue reading

Another Book Festival

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Where ever I go…… Book Festivals are proliferating in London and the UK and all of them seem to be competing for attendees and attention, often seeking to make money. In Jerez, and many other cities and towns around Spain, … Continue reading

What happened after that?

A remarkable comeback is what happened – for Pedro Sanchez, leader of Spain’s socialist party PSOE and shortly to become the latest Prime Minister of Spain. Regular followers of this blog may recall articles documenting the various Spanish national elections … Continue reading

The Guitar in Time

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A guitar must be ‘in time’ like any musical instrument, particularly so with the fluid, changing rhythms of flamenco, but this is a punning title too. Only someone supremely skilled and confident in their own ability would present a set which … Continue reading