• Music
    Interview Mike Mckoy

    MIKE MCKOY 1. Tell us something about your background and experiences… My perspective has changed over the years, and I’ve mellowed quite a bit. I enjoy wry humour, which might tempt me to frame my background as something out of an Edvard Munch painting. But that would be nonsense, and perhaps pernicious – because not […]

  • Food
    VALENCIA WINES IN SPRING

    Spring in Valencia… The new Vintage emerges! Introduction Just like butterflies, the new wines are beginning to make an appearance and what a good vintage 2016 looks as though it is going to be. A long hot Summer with no rain saw an early harvest, the grapes all being collected before that very wet Autumn […]

  • Sports
    A GLIMPSE OF WHAT COULD BE!

    VALENCIA FOOTBALL IN SPRING: A GLIMPSE OF WHAT COULD BE! After a disastrous 2016, Valencia fans got a glimpse of what could be the future with an impressive 2-1 home victory over arch rivals and the then league leaders Real Madrid. From the word go, the home side were on the front foot and the […]

  • Editorial
    LAMAR HERRIN

    VALENCIA BOOKS: LAMAR HERRIN 1.Could you tell us something about your background and experiences? I first wanted to be a professional baseball player, then an actor. But I was never much of an actor. While working on a film called ‘Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea’ for eight weeks (I was the sonar operator […]

  • Editorial
    THE EU REFERENDUM

    THE EU REFERENDUM I feel obliged to write quite an unusual article because, frankly, we’re living in unusual times. As the dust settles on the EU referendum, many people are now asking what exactly is going to happen when, in two years time, Britain completes its departure from the European Union. What will happen to […]

  • Food
    VIVA LA VALENCIA VEGANA!

    VEGAN VALENCIA: VIVA LA VALENCIA VEGANA! Being a vegan in Valencia has not always been easy. Despite being blessed with the climate and the huerta which gifts a year round supply of delicious fruit and vegetables, veganism as a movement has seemed slower to take off here than in some other parts of Europe. A […]

  • Food
    EL OLIVO

    TAPAS BAR OF THE MONTH Friends of ours live very close to where we were to dine for this month’s article, so we arranged to call in on them for a pre-dinner drink. We left a glass or two of a very nice red wine later and walked through the Barrio del Carmen’s flooded streets […]

  • Music
    Efrén López Interview

    The wolf is coming Efrén Lopez really is a musical phenomenon. Born in a working-class barrio of Valencia in 1972, he left school with no qualifications due “to a less than perfect relationship with authority”.  He got involved in music as a sound technician in studios and as a session musician, which involved a tour […]

  • Editorial
    Tanks For The Memory

    23F: Tanks For The Memory For those of us living in Spain today, democracy is a given and pretty much unmoveable. The dark, dull days of dictatorship seem a long way off. However, if some dangerously deluded bright sparks had got their way on 23 February 1981, things might have been a whole lot different and […]

  • Nightlife
    CLUBLAND

    SHORT AND SWEET IN FEBRUARY The first month of the year has already flown by and you haven’t had a decent night out yet? No big deal. Even if the last time you went out you had pesetas in your wallet! On the other hand you’re might still be recovering from last weekend’s fun. I’m […]

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