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Gordon Brown Appointed Spanish Minister of Economy

I PROMISED you last week that I'd be revealing to you the 'Secret Formula' that'll make your advertisements work. You…

9 years ago

Win some, lose some

Family Matters I TOOK my little girl, Gidg, on a perfect ‘little girl day out’ last weekend to watch rhythmic…

9 years ago

General political indecision and mayhem

As I write the dust is just beginning to settle after a night of frantic arithmetic which has, as I’m…

9 years ago

Costa Almeria Living: For richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health

By the time you read this column I will have been married for 18 years. I know all the old…

9 years ago

Blown away by a bouffant budgie

BACK after a short business trip I picked up the local papers and read with delight about the Fundación Fusionadas…

9 years ago

Give kids an inch and they’ll take you to the cleaners

AS I've mentioned in the past, needing to get this copy into the office quite early can often lead to…

9 years ago

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.…

9 years ago

Politics Got Talent

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

9 years ago

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,…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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.…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

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…

9 years ago

Reflections of Life in Spain: Is The Euro Killing The Expat Dream?

"Expats paid in sterling are struggling to make ends meet – and many are heading home" Is not an uncommon headline…

9 years ago

Costa Almeria Living: El Ejido Computer For Kids Project

I WAS really interested to read recently in this paper that the ‘Escuela TIC 2.0’ Programme has been completed in El…

9 years ago

The biggest enemy of freedom is complacency

If the British public vote Labour in the next election, I can only assume that the original ambitions of this…

9 years ago