Why so many murders?

Almería is, I was shocked to realised this week, quickly becoming famous across Spain for rather horrific and sad deaths. In fact, in the last three months Almería appears to have been dominating the headlines across Spain. In December we had the shocking murder suicide when 72 year old Antonio killed his wife and disabled 80 year old brother before killing himself, in Cóbdar. We then had the tragedy of the coastguard helicopter crash off Continue reading Why so many murders?

Hello Cotonou, Benin!

I’m ashamed to say that I know very little about the city of Cotonou, Benin. From this photo it looks like a slightly cleaner version of Vera on market day: Still, I’d like to give a big shout out to my (anonymous) friend who lives there and visits my blog from time to time (according to Google Analytics). Hello! Bonjour! Comme çe va? He takes a position of pride amongst the other 3,435 people who Continue reading Hello Cotonou, Benin!