Thoughts from Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain

 Night’s candles are burnt out, and jocund day stands tiptoe on the misty mountain tops 

20 May 2022: Birth data: A Galician success; Bloody weather; Bloody bad custom; Ukraine mentions; Bloody pugs; & Other stuff.

Covid consequence? Here in Pontevedra, ‘gender violence’ grew by 20% last year. So far this year, it’s been even worse. Cosas de España/Galiza    News that surprises me at least. I see the Galician entry did very well in the recent Liet International – a song contest for musicians who speak any of Europe’s regional or […]

14 May 2022: The driving licence saga; Spanish noise levels; Scottish corruption; The UK and Macron’s ‘New EU’; & Other stuff

Cosas de España/Galiza  The investigation into corruption around the massive contracts to build a high-speed train in Saudi Arabia has been kicked into the round file. Allegedly for ‘lack of evidence’. I guess few will be surprised at this development. I do have some sympathy for Brits who came after the 2020(2021?) deadline and have […]


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