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This is a free verse poem about my paternal grandmother who was left to raise three children on her own during the Spanish Civil War when her husband had to seek exile in Argentina before being arrested by the fascist forces he had apposed as one who spoke out in… Read More
This is a free verse poem about my paternal grandfather who was forced to flee Spain during the Spanish Civil War leaving a wife, business and three young children behind when he was warned by Republican sympathizers of his imminent arrest for his support of the failed Republic. He self… Read More
THE FIRST VICTIM OF ETA. MORE THAN 850 VICTIMS WOULD FOLLOW: Twenty-two month old María Begoña Urroz Ibarrola. Read More

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An 8 day celebration that should not be allowed to continue. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 30, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

A vacation description of a small marina village at the east coast of Spain called: L'estartit. Read More
List of children murdered by Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) Read More
Biography Rev Fr Javier Echevarría Rodríguez Read More
It’s a story of a girl from Russia, Sasha, who arrived in bcn, Spain, after a tragic car accident which caused the death of her parents, decided to change her whole world. Her new life starts now… Read More

Tags: spain, sasha, new-life, bcn

An article about anarchism in theory and practise. Read More
Travelling alone and at a crossroads in her life, Harriet meets the enigmatic Naia in a Spanish hostel. Read More
“I really wanna kill him!!!” “Really and how?” “What you mean, how?” Jess looked at Stella and worried “look at you, babe, you are thin and he is big! Your fingers do not even strong enough to strangle him if you want to do that way!” ” I’ll catch him.… Read More
The Aztecs... One of the biggest and most advanced empires within the Mesoamerican kingdom. Its power stretched for over 80,000 square miles, through much of what is now central and southern Mexico. Their construction of by-far the biggest city within the empire, Tenochtitlan, built on Lake Texcoco was a huge… Read More
My final thoughts concerning the Confederate Flag, the use of symbolism as a powerful tool to convey ideas. A distinction between slavery and racism. Whether we should idolize the Confederate Flag as cultures have idolized objects before, and the dangers of doing so. Our belief system and a conclusion… Read More
A brief discussion and analysis of the Confederate flag, its symbolism and if it's appropriate to display today as a symbol of American pride as so many do without any knowledge behind its creation and what it represented, then and ultimately now. Read More
things start off funny and light hearted... but not for long. Simon is a typical teenager, grumpy, and not particularly wise. However, a holiday in Spain changes all of that, although not in a way that you might think. Read More
Home is anywhere you feel invigorated and complete. Read More
When your holiday goes wrong. Seriously wrong. Read More
The name Regina Viarum might ring a few bells for some. You could be thinking of the Appian Way in Italy: the ancient Roman road connecting the capital with the Mediterranean port of Brundisium, but no. On this occasion I’m referring to one of the most prestigious wineries (bodegas) in… Read More

Poem / Travel

May 04, 2014

My relationship with Madrid Read More
A Young boy called Daniel, his sister Lucy, his mum, Linda and his dad, Harold Move into a house in Spain Where Dan's family falls apart and well..... just read it! Read More
A woman is brought before the Spanish Inquisition after an Arch-Bishop dies in a mysterious fire. She has no memory of the incident, or of much of her past. Is something else at work? Can this "witch" be trusted? Read More
Nino is stuck in a world of poverty, depravity and little hope. One night, he sees the best become the best and follows his dream. Read More
A BOY AND GIRL IN MALAGA ON HOLIDAY IN 1970 AND SEXUAL MATTERS Read More

Tags: girl, boy, spain, 97, picasso, malaga

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