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  • 05th
  • Jul

The Zahara Tuna Festival

A great gourmet gig on the Costa de la Luz

  • 31st
  • May

A Bitter Twist on Lennon

By his ex, Cynthia (a musical post)

I used to hate Cynthia Lennon.

A lot of us teenage girls were a bit psycho, that way, in the psychedelic Sixties. Pinning Beatles to our bedroom walls like crazed etymologists. Insanely jealous of wives and girlfriends. Fantasising about John/George/Paul/Ringo – take…

  • 10th
  • Apr

Riding Mr Henderson’s Railway

& a journalist's noble cause ...

It’s teatime on a wet Wednesday in April when the Algeciras-to-Ronda train makes an unscheduled stop at San Pablo to collect two dozen passengers from the rain-soaked…

  • 15th
  • Dec

In Praise of Brussels Sprouts

They're not just for Christmas!

When Kermit sang “It’s not easy being green,” Brussels sprouts the world over identified with his predicament.

Because sprouts, like…

  • 02nd
  • Dec

Home or Away for Christmas?

The Expat's Dilemma

So where will you be unwrapping your socks and chocs this Yuletide? Will yours be a ‘Feliz Navidad’? Or do you think…

  • 18th
  • Nov

The Sizzle in Algeciras

Don't believe all the guide books tell you

Ever since I first landed in Spain, my career has been ‘going south’ – and I don’t just mean geographically.

Because after alluring Alicante and magnificent…

  • 08th
  • Oct

Turner Prize Honours ‘The Excremental Form’

But is it 'Art'?

The ‘art experts’ who brought us old urinals, piles of bricks, a pickled shark and an unmade bed have excelled…