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  • 19th
  • Dec

The Beckett List 2015: Spain Trip Planner

12 day trips & weekenders in Andalucia, Gibraltar & Morocco

3D-Book5Since moving west from Fuengirola to the quirky village of Los Barrios, I’ve spent a lot of time trying to escape it find out what lies beyond.

Along the way, I’ve discovered some amazing trips in the Spain/Gibraltar/Morocco Golden Triangle, and…

  • 16th
  • Apr

The Roman Ruins of Carteia

No thanks to Franco!

What did the Romans ever do for Spain?

That’s not a question Franco gave much thought to when he allowed Cepsa to build an ugly oil refinery on top of one of Spain’s most important Roman…

  • 21st
  • Sep

Rockin’ On at Gibraltar Music Festival

... and getting my 10cc's-worth!

  • 18th
  • Aug

Zen & the Art of Gibraltar Border Queuing

How to make the waiting Rock!

Don’t get me wrong. It will never catch on as a tourist attraction.

No one’s going to get themselves trapped in a traffic jam for 6 hours 20 minutes and…

  • 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…

  • 23rd
  • Mar

Hairy Moment with the Gibraltar Monkeys

A Cautionary Tale

I wasn’t going to share this video of my mate, Dave, meeting a monkey in Gibraltar.

One reason is that I used a bad word in it but he’s managed to…

  • 12th
  • Oct

Why The Campo de Gibraltar Rocks!

It's a great place to live in Spain