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SATURDAY saw about 300 million people tune in to the Eurovision Song Contest, including 3.1 million of us in Spain. The show was hosted by our neighbours in Portugal, with…
EAT your heart out Somalia: Spain has more pirates than you’ve had hot ransom demands. We learned courtesy of this fine newspaper a few weeks back that piracy (of the…
The week after next, Terence Kennedy will insist that Facebook deletes his digital indiscretions SOON the world’s digital overlords will apparently hold 40 zettabytes of information on us. No I…
IF ratings are anything to go by, Coronation Street (ITV) is going from strength to strength with over nine million of us currently tuning in to watch Phelan and Eileen…
AN IBM chairman uttered the IT industry’s most hopeless prediction ever in the 1940’s: ‘I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.’ Oops. Movie mogul Darryl Zanuck…
A WHILE ago my bank account was hacked. Why anyone would bother given that my balance is often lower than my IQ beats me, but that’s the way the galleta…
I’M so pleased that Johnny Vegas has found his way back from The Solana to the Lake District for the new BBC show Home from Home, BBC1 Fridays. I was…
I MAY never understand why a hand is feminine in Spanish but a day is masculine, even though they end in ‘o’ and ‘a’ respectively. Nor in any case can…
THERE is a lot to get through this week, so diving right in, Piers Morgan is back on Good Morning Britain, ITV weekday mornings and he didn’t waste time laying…
AM I the only one to get a charge from juggling and relocating batteries religiously between devices until they really are very, very, very empty? By the time my throwaway…
SEMANA SANTA was, for most of us, as glorious as ever across Spain, but it seems that TV presenters in the UK haven’t realised that most of us went back…
We can help multiple petowners who need affordable sitters Are you the owner of multiple pets, and need help when you travel or go on holiday from time to time?…
SHERRY, an anglicisation of the Spanish Jerez, is a fortified wine from white grapes grown near Jerez de la Frontera in Andalucia. After fermentation the wines are fortified with grape…
FANS of Saturday Night Take Away, Saturday ITV might have wondered how the show would feel with Dec flying solo for the final programmes. The show is after all Ant…
REMEMBER when computers were huge chunky towers with noisy fans, colonising vast areas of our desktop or floor? Oh, how insensitive of me: yours still is. Forgive me if I’ve…
VINHO VERDE is not a ‘green’ wine nor a grape, but a region (DOC) for its production. It may be red, white or rose, and translates as ‘young wine’ usually…
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