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Costa Almeria Living – Drying Out In Almerimar

WELL it looks like the worst of what has been an unbelievably bad winter here in Almerimar is behind us. While I wouldn't say...
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Politics Got Talent

Well well. On top of all the recent derogatory balderdash written about the column and my character; this week I received a missive...

What a nanny state we’re in!

    LAST week, I wrote about Boomerang Kids and you may recall that Lord Mandelson recently published a guide, ‘Parent Motivators’, aimed at...

Yorkshire Linen

Today at Yorkshire linen we have just celebrated our 1st anniversary! what a great year we have had. The Euro weekly was the...

Nothing short of child abuse

I TOTALLY agree with the decision by Primark to withdraw the padded bras of their line in children’s bikinis. What’s more I think whoever...
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The Book of Eli

The post-apocalyptic tale The Book of Eli succeeds in entertaining with Denzel Washington as the tough protagonist. It seems however that the film...

Why Bars and Cafes in Spain Need Free Newspapers

Why Bars and Cafes in Spain Need Free Newspapers - Last week I wrote about the case for FREE Wi-Fi and how it could...
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where’s all yer courage gone?

I’ll have you know Ms T (last weeks Eds letters), that whatever lurks behind my codpiece, has to my recollection  never been revealed to...

Costa Almeria Living: Your Papers Please Sir

ABOUT 12 years ago in the UK I had my mountain bike stolen from the car ports outside our apartment. A young but very...

yourViva – Marbella

“In a demanding working environment, the EWN team are a genuine pleasure to do business with. Responsive, knowledgeable, empathetic and proactive, we’ve...

And they all lived miserably ever after?

NORMAL fairytales leave off when the princess kisses the frog, changes it into a prince and they all live happily ever after. But not...

Preparing your dog for vet’s inspection

IT is essential that all dogs are regularly inoculated and wormed, that is; inoculations and boosters every year, worming treatments every 3 months. The only...

REFLECTIONS OF LIFE IN SPAIN: Economics Of Surviving A Recession

I went to a concert the other day. Spanish 5-piece band with a guest appearance for a song or two from a female singer....
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Give us all a break

ONE of the problems of gaining new readers of this column (delighted as I am) they are inclined to serve up the same...
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How to train your dragon

SET in the mythical world of burly Vikings and wild dragons, and based on the book by Cressida Cowell, this action comedy tells...

Costa Almeria Living: More Strikes

I was talking to a friend recently who sub contracts to a company that sub contracts to El Sur, one of the companies at...