Cosas de España/Galiza
Politics 1: This chap thinks that some right-wing media outlets are guilty of ‘stupid arrogance’ in respect of the PP party internal wrangles being played out in public.
Politics 2. Sr Feijóo, President of the Galician Xunta, looks to be well on his way to being at least the caretaker leader of the troubled PP party
Thanks to the DdP, I now know a lot more about the speedboats used by our narcotraficantes:-
I wonder if one or more of them feature in any of the currently popular TV series about our local money-spinning activities.
A very modern Spanish male – a hipster with curated hair and beard and an ugly small dog on his lap at a terrace table. Only the sunglasses are traditional. Franco will be turning in his grave.
Hope he doesn’t sue me. The hipster, not Franco, of course.
And a lovely foto from Lenox Napier of Business Over Tapas – of a cycle path down South:-
Spanish scenery is not only magnificent but also astonishingly varied. The Guardian suggests a slow train journey to appreciate it. Though It has to be said that sometimes this is the only option available. East West usually. Or vice versa . .
Here’s info on an Android banking trojan targeted at Spain and Portugal that you need to avoid in Google Play Store
Two old sayings which I heard yesterday, from folk in the know :-
– German: You can’t trust these hordes from the East.
– Polish: We play chess with them and they play kick-ass with us.
One wonders how Russia would react if China claimed and invaded some of its eastern territory. The countries share quite a long border east of Mongolia, where there have been serous disputes in the recent past.
RT News main headline this morning: Former US President Donald Trump has praised Russia’s Vladimir Putin for his strategy in eastern Ukraine, arguing that the Russian leader outmaneuvered Joe Biden
Quotes of the Day
1. From a senior UK epidemiologist: When this pandemic is finally over, we’re going to spend many years trying to work out what worked and what didn’t.
Visitas nocturnas a leronimus: Anyone got any idea?
Finally . . .
A touch of irony . . . A man on a Make friends with sharks holiday was bitten by one of his new mates.
For new reader(s): If you’ve landed here looking for info on Galicia or Pontevedra, try here. If you’re passing through Pontevedra on the Camino, you’ll find a guide to the city there.