Air traffic controller strike over

December 6, 2010 at 12:36 (News) (, , , , )

And I must admit I am quite impressed. Being a socialist leaning country I expected spain to dither over this issue. But no, they went quite hardcore, declared a state of emergency and force the air-traffic controller back to work. Bravo I say!
Read the rest of this entry »

Permalink Leave a Comment

The rain in Spain is just not the same

September 15, 2009 at 14:06 (fuengirola) (, , , )

For days now if not weeks I’ve been hearing on the news that it was going to start pissing down with rain here on the Costa del Sol. The news has been going through all the <insert colour> alerts. Its still bloody boiling though and no rain in site! We’ll to tell a lie, it did rain a few days ago, or better said it did drizzle the other night for all of 10 minutes. I stood outside on my terrace the whole time and managed to get about 15 drops of water on me.

Read the rest of this entry »

Permalink 3 Comments

Enjoy the beach

August 20, 2009 at 19:39 (fuengirola) (, , , , )

There used to be a time when I thought myself odd not to enjoy the beach in summertime. Everybody else did, and those who claimed not to, I realised, had the kind of bodies swimsuits were not designed for. Although I now fit into this category, it is with no sense of shame that I occasionally parade my withering body along the sand. It is the boredom of lying practically naked on a towel and allowing my skin to be toasted by the sun that curtails my enjoyment of the beach.
Read the rest of this entry »

Permalink Leave a Comment

Riverbank in Fuengirola to be reclaimed

August 20, 2009 at 10:50 (fuengirola, News) (, , )

TWO stretches of riverbank are set to be reclaimed under a project by the regional water authority.

The first scheme sees land alongside the River Fuengirola being brought into the public domain in an attempt to boost the conservation and protection of the area.
Read the rest of this entry »

Permalink Leave a Comment

Prices drop

August 20, 2009 at 10:38 (fuengirola, News) (, , , )

WHILE the recession continues to bite, shoppers are at least getting more for their money, according to new figures.

In a positive economic study, the cost of a typical grocery shop in Spain has fallen by 3.4 per cent between April and June.
Read the rest of this entry »

Permalink Leave a Comment

Junta hits back

August 20, 2009 at 10:34 (fuengirola, News) (, , )

ANDALUCIA´s environmental advisor has pledged to protect the region´s coastline following a damning report by Greenpeace.
Despite the highly-critical evaluation Cinta Castillo confirmed that the Junta is prepared to do “whatever it takes” to preserve the endangered area.
Read the rest of this entry »

Permalink Leave a Comment