Lenox Napier wrote a piece about the reduction in speed limits entitled “Naaaaw: This Fucking Government“. Now, personally, not having been bought up in the liberal environment of Mojacar in the 60’s, I dislike “naughty” words (discouraged in Los Gallardos in 90’s) so I didn’t use a nasty word, although I felt like it. “Fishcakes” is a good one I always enjoy when the hammer meets ones’ thumb. A little more steam built up when Continue reading This effing government – now it’s limit car access to cities by their numberplates
Yesterday, in a press conference in Qatar, Zapatero said he was unable to understand how anyone could criticise the new 110 kph max speed limit and furthermore, the “most advanced nations in Europe, such as Great Britain” had similar speed limits. (his words). Earlier in the day, his minister of development, Pepe Blanco, said that anyone criticising the measure needed their heads examined, and called the PP party “frikis” for even doubting ZP for a Continue reading Not even David Cameron thinks ZP’s right over 110 kph limit
The INE has released data on the number of people eligable to vote in the May 22 elections. According to La Voz, 14.670 “foriengers” have registered to vote in the May elections, out of which 7.280 are Brits, by far the largest percentage. In some towns, they are a substantial portion of the vote. Here’s the breakdown, as supplied by the paper: Arboleas: 49% of the vote is British. Partaloa: 43% Bedar: 40% Mojacar: 37% Continue reading Brits registered to vote in Almeria
Some information passed to me today: The monthly car boot sale held to raise funds for the Almeria Lawn Bowling Centre is now, by popular demand, being held every fortnight! It’s held on the second Saturday of every month at Camping Los Gallardos. The car boot sale is open to all for genuine, good quality second hand goods. Stalls cost just 3€, and registered charity stalls go free! Funds raised go towards the Almeria Lawn Continue reading The car boot sale at Camping Los Gallardos is now being held twice monthly!