Category Archives: Current Affairs

The town with the wrong name

One fateful night last December saw bitter division and outright controversy, bordering on rebellion, in the nearest town to our house. The locals were up in arms, outraged and shocked as the community was plunged into crisis. To put it simply, … Continue reading

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But what about the bulldozers?

I’d like to categorically state that I don’t read the Daily Mail. Never have, and never will. It’s print has never blackened my fingers, I’m a Guardian man. However, Amanda does occasionally glance at the online version which I guess is solely … Continue reading

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Don’t just take my word for it….

….here is what international film star Martin Sheen (Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez) has to say about Galicia! Martin Sheen on Galicia Publicising his new film ‘The Way’  which is about his characters pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. You have to take … Continue reading

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And then there were two

‘Cutting off ones nose to spite ones face’. Founded in the medieval practice of women disfiguring themselves to protect their virginity, the phrase has passed into common parlance and is associated with a needless self-destructive over-reaction to a problem. We’ve … Continue reading

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