What has Spain, 70's Pop icons, Piglet's scarf and an absence of women in politics to do with life? Read on, or listen to the podcast below for the full story.
Sadly, eternally was not to be as reliable a yardstick as the Greeks had hoped. Like Demis' Top Of The Pops stardom, it was to be followed - perhaps too quickly - by that awkward moment often seen in musicals when a song has finished, and the actors have to cough and shuffle back to the blandness of normality.
It's been a hectic week since the Greek left wing coalition Syriza took power. Promises to double the minimum wage took off to a good start when the new president announced an increase from 586 to 751 euros. Not quite double, but a start one could say.
Of course, winning 2 seats short of an overall majority would inevitably mean compromise. The pact with the centre right party raised more than one activists eyebrow. But hey, this is politics. Who really expects change? Particularly if we have voted for it. (Read more...)
Why Orwell is essential to understanding Spain today. More here - Forgotten Stories From Spain
Find out More about the ebook and audio
Forgotten Stories From Spain Book HERE
AND WATCH THE TORTILLA VIDEO HERE