Dali styled it on the moustache of Velazquez, one of the artists he most admired ... and went on growing it. At its max it measured 25 centimetres and reached up to his eyebrows.
WHEN it comes to getting to bed at a decent hour and waking up in the morning, Spain is still the wild child of...
With the summer season over, some may be upset others may rejoice. Here are the reasons why Spain is the gift that keeps on giving.
I don’t blame Palma de Mallorca residents for scrawling ‘Tourists go home, refugees welcome’ on the walls of their citadel, writes Belinda Beckett
SUMMERTIME and the livin’ ain’t easy, to misquote Ella Fitzgerald. It’s that point in the year when we jaded residents mutter the expletive, ‘tourists!' and...
Barcelona is beginning to look like London during the other Great Gin Craze of the early 18th century
Rather fewer would be able to tell you he sailed from Palos de la Frontera, across the estuary from Huelva city, where three perfect replicas of his famous galleons - the Pinta, the Nina and the Santa Maria - bob anachronistically at anchor in a pretty palm-fringed bay
It’s so easy to fall into the elastic waists and trainers scenario in rural Los Barrios (or ‘dress’ flip-flops if you’re going somewhere special)
But there’s worse news for anyone called Dick, Herbert or Wally – you could grow up to become the spitting image of your name
I’ve been trying to get my head around the concept since I first read about it
If you thought Spain held the monopoly on high days and holidays you’d be wrong
There are felines out there earning nine figure salaries for their humans
Everything’s been ‘Halloweenised’ and Guy Fawkes is pumpkin pie
Beware of the ‘IKEA effect’
As Spain settles back to normality after the hectic summer season, blame the craziness on Caligula
The Spanish are much more equipped at keeping their cool when it is hot
Because whether the ball’s IN or OUT, at least it’s not lifestyle threatening…
When writers get lost for words – verbally speaking
A magical mystery tour for the halt, the lame and the blind
The land way down under is another world
Belinda mourns the musical icons of her misspent youth
If you thought Valentine’s cards were getting fruity you haven’t been propositioned by a piropo
New Year fitness fads are for ‘losers’ and I don’t mean weight …
So Santa’s job is safe for another year and the jingle of sleigh bells won’t be drowned out by the whir of rotor blades this festive season
Not even the Queen gets a three-month birthday build-up
For Gibraltarians abroad, homesickness goes with the ‘British Territory’, writes Olive Press columnist Belinda Beckett