MADRID’S MACHISMO ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY »
Madrid is reputed to be the Capital of the Land of Machismo, home to the hotheaded Latin Lover who, self-serving, acts as though -- if not thoroughly convinced that -- he knew what was good for women and expects his womenfolk to take note. Whether this is pure myth in today’s modern Madrid or there’s a lingering truth to it, it should be interesting – elucidating – to see how Madrid celebrates International Women’s Day.
VALENTINE’S DAY ACCORDING TO OUR LATIN LOVER »
"You’ll find it near impossible to convince Don Juan that the bottom line of Valerntine's Day isn’t pure commercialism and that buying a bunch of roses and heart-shaped chocolates for his Lady Love isn’t succumbing to brutal capitalist propaganda"