As southern powers figure whether they’re going to end up fighting each other over energy resources, the Guardian is doing its bit this morning for Geldof’s save-the-world PR machine. Shame they didn’t get round to covering oil giant Repsol, which, hand in hand with the Spanish socialists, is diversifying away from its Spanish and Argentine base into the same oppression-for-profits game.
- Attempt to kill Franco
There’s a brief reference this morning in the Guardian to how, back in 1964, Stuart Christie tried to blow up Franco.
- Hanseatic legionaries, playing at Waterloo and at Punch and Judy
A Hamburg organ-grinder’s dad at Waterloo, and whatever happened to his son’s Drehorgellieder?
- Spanish Fly
“A [Manx (via Mithridates)] game in which one boy gave a back as in leap- frog, the other boys then leapt
- Vicky Cristina Barcelona has had impact on mainstream acceptance of Spanish in USA
Barcelona’s huge subsidy to Woody Allen may attract some tourists, but the film has not achieved the politicians’ goal of promoting
The Guardian gets some things wrong this morning which other people will jump all over. However it is carrying an intelligent