SPAIN-NEW ZEALAND ALCOHOLIC PROBLEMS: IT’S ALL IN THE MIND? »
"Countries such as New Zealand tend to associate alcohol with violent behaviour and think of it as marking the transition from work to play and a symbol of recreation and irresponsibility. For Mediterranean countries like Spain it isn’t a drink marking the transition from work to play. Rather, it is part of the normal working day."
YOUR DATE IS IN THE SHADOWS »
"The sheer size of the canvases mocks the banality of the theme"
THERE WAS THE DEATH ROW BUT IT’S STILL A GREAT LIFE! »
When he was seventeen years old, on death row, the executioner called his name. As fate would have it, though, it turned out that the death knell was for another Antonio. But would he be so lucky next time?
MAKE LIFE MORE BEAUTIFUL »
A marvelous proposition
SPAIN IN THE EU: Thirty Years Just Yesterday! »
Come January 1, 2016 Spain will celebrate its 30th year in the EU. What has happened all these years? What will the future be?
JAMAICAN DANCEHALL & SPANISH FLAMENCO: Two Passionate Peas in an Unlikely Pod »
My friends said, “How can you compare the two? They are just too different. Madrid may not even know what Dancehall is!”
SEÑOR ANTONIO M.: The Pleasure of His Company »
As I read the poems of the Bard of Seville the longing for my adopted Spanish homeland subsided, or did it increase?
RONDA AT A SNAIL’S P(L)ACE »
At the next table a young fellow sat picking some succulent little morsels out of their shells. “Can I also have some snails,” I said