surinenglish

15:22

THE BOTTOM LINE

Silly season

Though the nights are clearly drawing in and autumn is just around the corner, there are few signs to suggest it strange time is drawing to an end

Jennie Rhodes

15:20

THE MUSIC MAKER

Ancient Stones

The truth is, Rolling Stones albums in their entirety were never very good

Peter Edgerton

15:01

THE EURO ZONE

One size doesn't fit all

The disparities between the number of new Covid cases recorded in different regions of Spain highlight the flaws of a centralised approach to the virus

Mark Nayler

15:01

food & drink

Record grape harvest - for what?

A bumper harvest would mean millions more bottles to be enjoyed at home, in restaurants, and exported. Usually...

ANDREW J. LINN

15:24

THE EURO ZONE

Recovery effort

Nadia Calviño, one of the country's four deputy prime ministers, said this week that the "revival is under way". But it's not the first time that she has spun this line...

Mark Nayler

15:22

THE MUSIC MAKER

Complimentary medicine

I think it would be better if we praised each other only for what we'd actually worked for, rather than any God given gifts

Peter Edgerton

15:04

food & drink

Listmania

Wines of course have been graded for decades, but do we really need to be insulted by media giant CNN's latest suggestions?

ANDREW J. LINN

12:41

THE EURO ZONE

A punishing season

One thing is becoming increasingly clear: the biggest problem for Spanish tourism and hospitality is no longer the virus itself, it's the measures taken to control an exhausted and baffled public

Mark Nayler

12:39

THE BOTTOM LINE

All views from one building

Everyone has access to the practically the same information, yet their views on the pandemic are all different

Rachel Haynes

12:38

food & drink

48 years ago

Donn Pohren was an American in love with Spain; if he visited Malaga today, he might wonder whether he had mistakenly landed on another planet

ANDREW J. LINN

12:35

THE MUSIC MAKER

Soul searching

Have you ever ended up on one of those 'suggested link' odysseys on YouTube?

Peter Edgerton

18:21

THE EURO ZONE

Bad for business

Accusations of shady financial activities damage the reputation of any prominent individual or organisation, but they'll have an even greater impact on Podemos, which claims to be free of all the usual vices

Mark Nayler

18:18

TALKING POINT

A view on trendy tomatoes

Identifying a genuine bull's ball is not as simple as it seems

ALEKK M. SAANDERS

19:55

Get paid to eat

Surely isn't the one catch-all trick to offer wine at half price across the board?

ANDREW J. LINN

19:53

THE EURO ZONE

Compare and contrast

To question that imposing total lockdowns during pandemics is the only, or at least the best, way to proceed has become an almost unspeakable taboo

Mark Nayler