Cosas de España/Galiza
Sometimes the breathtaking beauty of Spain’s landscape and beaches makes you feel as though you must have stepped onto another world. More here.
For parents residents in Spain . . . Eleven things to consider when choosing a school.
There’s been a decade of tax folly, says Fernando, Gonzalez Urbaneja of The Corner here. Born, he avers, of a failure to implement the reforms that the governments of both stripes knew were essential.
The estimable Mac75 gives us The Unknown story of Spain keeping the Russians at bay
An awful lot of camino ‘pilgrims look at their phones as they walk. At least in Pv city but perhaps not once they get to open country. Possibly checking they’re on the right street. But can they really lack confidence in the many yellow arrows and the conch symbols on the walls and in the pavement?
There’ll be a magical cello and piano concert in my house tonight. Shame I can’t invite you all. But if you’re passing . . .
Ukraine v Russia
Richard North here endorses my view that no one really knows what’s happening in Ukraine or what Putin will do next to save his skin. More than a tad worrying.
The Way of the World
The equally estimable Don Pablo tells us here about the RAE’s new rules on to Spanish. In the UK, of course, we’re blessed by not having such an august institution out of touch with the street. The people rule. For better or worse. Ditto the USA, I believe.
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To amuse . . .
For new readers: 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.