Sunday, 19 February 2017

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Hello, what’s up with Wassap?

I WAS watching the stand-up comic Kevin Hart the other day and he was joking about how important it is for him to reply to his wife’s ‘wassaps’ immediately as otherwise she’d have an entire conversation on her own, inventing the reasons, whys and wherefores for his lack of response.…

Are the do-gooders out there listening?

Before the Trump immigrant ban was lifted, the media regaled us with harrowing airport pictures of families and individuals, devastated and often reduced to tears by the effect the new law was having on both them and their families. What they couldn’t show of course, was the scowling confusion on…

Brexit: how much of a generation gap will there be in the future?

The Institute for Fiscal Studies, a leading think tank, warns of future tax rises and spending cuts to eliminate Britain’s huge budget deficit. And the bottom line? Older people will still be better off than they were pre-crash (2008/9), young people won’t. In other words, the younger generation will be…

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Marbella Moments: Valentine’s Story

VALENTINA arrived at Triple A on February 14 2016 in a plastic bag found in the rubbish, together with four other puppies who were already dead. No more than six days old, she survived only thanks to Triple A volunteers fostering her and nursing her back to health. When I…

Escaping the shadow of a criminal past, a story of survival and revenge

The new Night Manager? Here’s your first look at James Norton in BBC One’s international thriller McMafia. The first official picture from the upcoming thriller ominously takes place at a funeral, where Alex Godman (Norton) and his mum (Maria Shukshina) are faced with an unspeakable tragedy. The ghosts from his…

Changing the rules for St Valentine’s Day!

IT'S coming up, flowers, dining, fine wines, chocolates and clinking glasses to say thank you to that special other half and the caring family at the table. It’s a damn good tradition to get into but lamentably it comes just once a year. Generally everyone knows his Saintly history, but…

Good Food, Good Wine and Good Friends

THANKS to the client that contacted me a couple of weeks ago. A year or so ago he came to Spain to buy a restaurant/pub. He succeeded in buying a relatively well-established premises and has run it (under management) with some success, but is not happy with the way things…

Sparring partners

ALBERTO GARZON is the leader of what remains of Spain’s defunct Communist party, Izquierda Unida. He protested recently at “intolerable” criticism of IU from some sectors of Podemos. There is a patent lack of respect for IU and the party is constantly belittled, Garzon said. He complained with good reason,…

Is there a decision that you need to make?

HOW can you learn to love yourself and others more this month? Read your Astrology, Numerology and Tarot Forecast for February and find out how you can make the most of the month ahead... Astrology: Go with the flow! Sun in Aquarius : This month the sun is influenced by…

Clamping down on repeat offenders

A TOTAL of 22 vehicles have been seized in Ourense, in Galicia, north western Spain. The DGT took the vehicles from repeat road safety offenders. Although seemingly extreme, the action was taken on account of the severity of the repeat offences. The public prosecutor said each of the owners would…
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