A proof that God exists (and that He doesn’t approve of the Junta…)

1.- Spain, especially Andalucia, is a god fearing Catholic nation. 2.- We have had, so far this year, not one drop of rain, having baked under incessent sunshine since December. 3.- Today is celebrated over all of Andalucia as its “national day”, with the politicians making speeches about how great they are, and how lucky we are to be living here in Andalucia under their wise guiding light. 4.- Yesterday was sunny. 5.- Tomorrow is Continue reading A proof that God exists (and that He doesn’t approve of the Junta…)

Happy Andalucia Day!

Today is a holiday in Andalucía, it being the annual day off commemorating the “day of Andalucia”. It’s 30 years since Andalucia became a federal region and the politicians are trying to use the day to whip up the nationalist fervor you see in other parts of Spain. Of course, it doesn’t really work in Andalusia, as Andalusia = Spain and Spain = Andalusia + the Castillas (and the Murcians who nobody really remembers about Continue reading Happy Andalucia Day!