El blog Ausente links to a piece by Rinzewind (which links etc etc) about Valdeluz. This is the settlement built in the desert outside Guadalajara and equipped with a high-speed train station in what appeared to be a corrupt development deal engineered by PP bigwigs Esperanza Aguirre and Álvarez Cascos with the blessing of PSOE bigwig José Bono. It’s a Chernobyl of a place–apparently no one lives there. It would be nice to think that some of those who planned the scam have lost money as a result. The Spanish taxpayer certainly did.
- Himno de la Comunidad de Madrid
Best political poem in Spanish ever?
- karachi 7-day forecast
This requires an old-style BBC accent: tue wed thu fri sat sun mon Sunny.
- Hos in Spain
On cultivating our garden.
- Vitoria, golfing Mecca, or Golgotha of the ecologists/indignados?
Carlos links to an interesting story about the sodomy committed on Vitoria’s new slogan by some no doubt well-paid functionary, “donde
- Shock horror! Madrid employs native speakers to kick-start bilingual education programme!
I’ve met quite a lot of English teachers in Spain, but of the native speakers I only know a couple who