Category: Chatter

Catalonia

Chatter Catalonia On 6th September 2017 the Catalan Government approved an independence referendum; a simple majority would be enough for the Spanish region to formally separate from Spain. The vote took place on 1 October 2017, in direct violation of Spanish law. Although declared unlawful, Catalonia sought support from its Municipalities, causing a constitutional crisis.
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Healthcare

Chatter Healthcare In this months column, I wanted to discuss healthcare in Spain, which is very different to the National Health Service, back in the UK. To be honest, I haven’t had much experience of either system, accept for the removal of an appendix when I was in my teens, many years ago; as well
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Things I miss about the UK

Chatter Things I miss about the UK I have been living in Spain for a year and a half now; longer than I thought possible. For me, it has been a difficult ride, experiencing many ups and downs. The problems I have endured, have often made me recall my past. The truth is, as much
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Housing

Chatter Housing On June 14th 2017, a fire broke out at the 24 story, Grenfell Tower in London. More shocking news from back home; heartbreaking images, tragic loss of life and the beginning of a scandal, highlighting corruption and cost cutting, at the expense of peoples lives. So far 80 people have been confirmed as
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