Thursday, 23 February, 2017


Find your favourite recipes and get ready to get your kit off! Calliope is coming to town!

Bartie ponders the death penalty

I am wearing seven layers of clothing; I feel fat and uncomfortable; my hands are freezing

Morris Bishop reviews Franz Joseph Haydn’s Missa Cellensis by Collegium Musicum with the Camerata Singers at the Iglesia de la Encarnacion, Marbella

The possible bankruptcy of the Erasmus programme was something that hit a nerve with me...

This week’s clues and answers had so much meaning to me that I decided the compiler must be someone I know

OP blogger Luke Andrews (in Spain) on long distance relationships

It happened all of a sudden. It almost knocked me to the floor.

Maximilian Bartie considers pensioners during the economic downturn and fumes at the language in Marley and Me

OP blogger Luke Andres says 'if you don't visit it, you're mad!'

Columnist Max Barnie offers his view on the Pope requiring a common language

Are you awake? Yep. Can’t sleep. Me neither. Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Probably... My God! What have we done?

My name is Mary and I am a Guiri. There, I´ve said it now, it´s out there in the open, but it´s something I´ve been fighting for the last two and half years

An unexpected phone call leads Olive Press columnist - Craig Scott, into one of his weirdest assignments yet!

Axarquia Rugby Club host Spanish and Irish games

Olive Press columnist Craig Scott gets into the spirit of the spookiest night of the year

Celebrating 40 years of classical music making on the Costa. Review by Morris Bishop

Not a bunch of mafia hoods, but the main towns on the Costa Tropical in Granada province - Almuñécar, Salobreña and Motril. And if you're looking for a short (or long) winter break, this sub-tropical micro-climate could be just the place to go

OP blogger Luke Andrews presents his tried and tested restaurant recommendations for you in Jerez

No skeletons in the cupboard for our new OP blogger - just under his house!

Our North American friend has difficulty adjusting to the Spanish after dinner rest period

In Mad Dog's column, he reflects on the Euro ´12 championship

Caitlyn Slivinski's morning started with the clanking of the gas tanks on the truck outside

SHEP THE FISH I JUST read that by the middle of next year more British families will own a fish than will own a dog....

After a spate of local burglaries, Paul Whitelock decided to upgrade the security on his house. But what to do? Install rejas or go for a modern burglar alarm?

Expatriate is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as ‘A person who lives outside their native country.’ This definition is pretty much the same as immigrant and it is difficult to understand any logical demarcation between the two words


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