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Peter Edgerton

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Peter Edgerton has lived in Málaga since 1995. His many and varied jobs during his time here have included musician, radio presenter, writer and pub owner. He currently combines these experiences, providing entertainment at his pub The Shakespeare in Malaga city centre.

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  • 22 Mar 2024 16:50

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    Peter Edgerton

    Bad form

    In the olden days, any customer with a grievance had to write to head office or, in Spain, ask for the 'libro de reclamaciones' (complaints book). But now it's different, writes Peter Edgerton...

  • 15 Mar 2024 17:13

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    Peter Edgerton

    Conversation stopper

    Are you frustrated with your attempts to learn the Spanish language? Do you find that every time you try to engage in a conversation with a local, you get a reply in English? This is Peter Edgerton's experience...

  • 08 Mar 2024 16:31

    The Music Maker

    Peter Edgerton

    Identity crisis

    These days a lanyard is more often used to give an air of dubious self-importance to those who might otherwise spend their days going largely unnoticed, writes Peter Edgerton

  • 01 Mar 2024 16:43

    The Music Maker

    Peter Edgerton

    Gone south

    Olive oil, tapas, desert and forest - a few of the reasons to celebrate Andalucía

  • 26 Feb 2024 09:31

    The Music Maker

    Peter Edgerton

    Basket case

    I've tried to watch a professional game of basketball on the TV. It's difficult to escape the conclusion that, of the forty-eight minutes that a match lasts, only the last three are of much use, writes Peter Edgerton

  • 16 Feb 2024 14:22

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    Peter Edgerton

    Identity crisis

    That piece of plastic that has been sitting next to the supermarket points card that I've never once used for the last seven years? Gone? How? Why? Who? Where?

  • 09 Feb 2024 18:40

    To use 'tú' or not to use 'tú'

    The perennial bug bear in Spanish of choosing 'usted' (formal) or 'tú' (informal) when addressing somebody directly rears its utterly confusing head with disturbing regularity

  • 02 Feb 2024 19:34

    The Music Maker

    Peter Edgerton

    The plastic Oh No! band

    Leafing idly through the Spanish newspapers the other day, I stumbled across an astonishing statistic - approximately 40% of Spain's population has undergone some kind of "medicinal aesthetic treatment", writes columnist Peter Edgerton

  • 26 Jan 2024 17:17

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    Peter Edgerton

    The future's bright

    A recent study has shown that a group of little children - aged from three to seven - were easily able to outwit the best technology has to offer in many problem-solving tasks

  • 19 Jan 2024 18:52

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    Peter Edgerton

    Doing your homework

    Peter Edgerton has had mixed results with online instructional videos, successfully managing to repair a washing machine door and a toilet cistern. But there have been some DIY disasters...

  • 12 Jan 2024 16:13

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    Peter Edgerton

    A pronounced accent

    It's fascinating how people from different cultures find particular words in foreign languages difficult - no, impossible - to pronounce. This is mine... writes Peter Edgerton

  • 29 Dec 2023 14:47

    A brief mystery of time

    Normal people currently don't know if it's a Tuesday or a Friday - a state of affairs which will undoubtedly last until at least the second week of January when things return to something like normal. That's my excuse, anyway... writes Peter Edgerton

  • 22 Dec 2023 16:27

    Present perfect

    If we're being brutally honest, we'd probably have to admit that children are just a little bit spoiled these days, aren't they? Too many electronic gadgety gifts and not enough single walnuts and tangerines if you ask me

  • 15 Dec 2023 16:12

    Running on empty

    A chap performing a warm up routine reminiscent of Torvill and/or Dean (which was which?) stopped and informed me that Malaga's full and the half-marathon started at the same place, adding – with a sinister grin – 'after that, it's every man for himself'

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