Peter Edgerton

Articulista de Opinión

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.

Últimas publicaciones

  • 03 Nov 2023 17:52

    Take home pay

    Spanish people have an in-built reflex which obliges them to check if everything has been paid or not before they leave any bar or restaurant

  • 27 Oct 2023 14:30

    Plumbing the depths

    This is why I never do home repairs - my efforts invariably make things a lot worse before they get better, if, in fact, they get better at all

  • 20 Oct 2023 16:04

    Eat to the beat

    I wasn't aware of the high regard with which eating is held in these parts and how two o'clock is a revered hour when, whatever you're doing and wherever you are, you must stop for lunch

  • 13 Oct 2023 17:08

    The gig economy

    Performers very often lack that intuitive understanding that, when it comes to a live performance, the audience is more important than they are

  • 06 Oct 2023 18:20

    Rebel without applause

    In the olden days playing the renegade was a cinch - you got a tattoo, smoked a bit of weed and strutted around burbling on about the system and how everyone except you was a sheep

  • 29 Sep 2023 17:29

    The late, late show

    Here's the funny thing - although, in the end, I was only about fifteen minutes late, the rest of the day was a complete write-off

  • 22 Sep 2023 13:17

    Nil by mouth

    Direct conversation is a skill that's being steadily tarnished by a tsunami of written messages and emojis plus those interminable monologues that people record for each other

  • 15 Sep 2023 17:31

    Phoney baloney

    It's about time the tech companies stopped taking us for fools and came clean - there's nothing new they can do with a phone

  • 08 Sep 2023 13:54

    What the guy doesn’t see

    After a few months of seat-giving-uppery, it slowly dawned on me that I was always the first - very often the only - one to offer. How selfish, I harrumphed to myself and resolved, next time, to stare out of the window and not budge, just see what happened

  • 01 Sep 2023 19:15

    The untrained I

    I did, at one point, make the mistake of asking for tips from one of those blokes who, inexplicably, feels no shame when sporting lycra shorts and drinking all manner of ghastly juices; after half-listening to a lengthy discourse about running technique, dietary requirements and staggered schedules, I thanked him profusely and headed home for a bacon sandwich and a lie down

  • 25 Aug 2023 20:21

    Card games

    Losing my wallet would imply all kinds of cancellation telephone calls and card renewals most of which, I imagine, would involve those weird, disembodied recorded voices and increasingly exasperated cries of despair lovingly interspersed with Jumping Jack Flash arranged for piano and flute on an endless loop

  • 16 Jun 2023 16:12

    Testing times

    I'm all in favour of exams - they teach the value of a bit of self-discipline and sacrifice - but, come on, the actual content is largely about as useful as an umbrella in Malaga in July

  • 02 Jun 2023 15:46

    Capital gains facts

    With low-cost trains there's no excuse now for not nipping up to the capital to get a flavour of big city life if you haven't already done so

  • 16 Dec 2022 15:13

    All present and incorrect

    The Yuletide season brings with it a plethora of joys but, let's be honest, it also comes with a light smattering of irritants which it can be taboo even to mention


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