There’s a brief reference this morning in the Guardian to how, back in 1964, Stuart Christie tried to blow up Franco. Christie, after three years in prison here, went on to become mates with the terrorists who attempted to do the same to the Heath government, the BBC and various other symbols of fascist oppression in the UK and is now spinning a pretty penny as darling of the Trotskyite establishment.
What I find interesting is that I’ve never come across any Spanish accounts of Mr Christie’s time in Spain (eg nothing here). Was he not newsworthy because there were so many like him or because of his and his friends’ incompetence?
- Another lazy journalist
“The only constant throughout Spain’s storied history is failure”
- CIA infiltrated by Catalan separatists?
RMF@Fum i estalzí notes that the CIA thinks that 26% of the Spanish population can’t speak Spanish (0% would be closer).
- Hos in Spain
On cultivating our garden.
- Death by bagpipes
Bull-fighting, Galician style.
- More oil wars coming up
As southern powers figure whether they’re going to end up fighting each other over energy resources, the Guardian is doing its