I’ve been researching the beginnings of the Walt Disney was born in Mojacar myth for my column in the Costa Almeria News. It’s one of the great stories of Mojacar, that Walt Disney was the illegitimate son of a Mojaquero and a washerwoman. It has many variations, but the basic story is this: The woman, Isabel Zamora, fled local opprobation with her baby to live with family in Chicago, USA. Jose Guirao Zamora, as the Continue reading Can we finally kill off the Walt Disney born in Mojacar myth?
So the big idea of the Mojácar PSOE to attract more tourists to the town? Walt fecking Disney again. The whole Walt Disney thing just makes me depressed. It really does. He had nothing to do with the town (Lenox Napier can tell you how the whole sordid lie was cooked up in the 70’s) but still we return to him like the Kastom people pray to Prince Phillip in the hope he’ll send them Continue reading Pigging dogs, the Mojácar PSOE promise to make Walt Disney central to the town
From La Voz: Karin Schröter [President of Mojacar business association ACEM] has announced that her collective has contracted Lorca artist Lola Fernández Arcas to make a statue of Walt Disney which will be donated to the town of Mojácar, where she believes he could have been born. So, the Mojácar business association really does have absolutely no idea what to do other than waste money on this crap. We continue in this ridiculous vein in Continue reading ACEM wasting money on some bloody nonsense
(I know which one I’d prefer) So, hot on the heels of Tito del Amo’s conspiracy film about how Walt Disney was born in Mojácar (he wasn’t, but buy a copy anyway), which has lead local (-wannabe) Chamber of Commerce ACEM to renew calls for a “dignified statue of Walt Disney[…] costing around 7,000 or 8,000€[….] to be placed in the town square of Mojácar” (see this months Advertiser), we hear that the PP mayor Continue reading Mojacar gets Walt Disney, Motril gets The Cranberries