Friday, August 19, 2022

Bill Anderson: Mijas Matters

‘The best of times, the worst of times’: a look forward to 2021 in Spain by expat councillor ...

By Bill Anderson, local councillor in Mijas WHAT a year! Are you an optimist, a pessimist, or a realist? As we enter 2021, I think...

COVID-19: Even Baldrick had a cunning plan but expats in Spain are suffering from a distinct lack of anything...

We are in our fourth week of quarantine, and for many it is starting to bite

Spain, Stop thinking of number one and let’s get through this coronavirus thing together, writes Mijas councillor Bill Anderson

Let’s just stop focussing solely on our own needs and wants for a couple of weeks and get through this together

DIARY OF A COUNCILLOR: Interesting times for Mijas’s first foreign elected representative

By Bill Anderson ON July 5, 2019, I became the first foreigner to hold the post of Town Councillor in Mijas. I wasn’t sure what...

OPINION: The few people who disobey coronavirus lockdown threaten us all

It’s not right to take liberties with other peoples’ lives, fumes Mijas Councillor Bill Anderson

MIJAS MATTERS: Get out to vote!

British expats need to get involved in the political process

‘TYPICAL SPANISH’: Why British expats in Spain need to stop using this derogatory phrase

By Mijas Councillor Bill Anderson I HAVE supported the British community in Spain in a number of articles over the years. During the COVID-19 crisis,...

Under the current town hall in Mijas rural dwellers get nothing

IF you live in an urbanisation you may feel exploited by the heavy taxes you pay and the few services you receive. There has...

Mijas town hall figures just don’t make sense, writes Bill Anderson

MIJAS continues to be a hotbed of controversy, dodgy dealings and endless poor decision making. So, what has been going on? The Ciudadanos party...

Councillors ‘rebel’ to hold true to the promise made with the voters of Mijas, writes Bill Anderson

We will support the new Mayor in any way we can for the benefit of Mijas and its residents

BREXIT: It’s time for British expats in Spain to adopt David Bowie’s mantra – ‘turn and face the strange’,...

Gone are the days of the British Empire when a British Citizen could travel anywhere with a sense of entitlement

Diary of a Councillor (In opposition): Getting a voice

I hadn’t been on the political scene very long before I realised that many, most certainly the majority of International residents in Mijas knew...

OPINION: Why Mijas needs to see serious change in 2019

Political stability, better health care and expat rights are some of the new year wishes, Bill Anderson hopes for in 2019

Q&A: Angel Nozal on why he should be running Mijas

Mijas Matters' Bill Anderson puts politician Angel Nozal in the hot seat

Maldonado’s Mijas is like nowhere else says Bill Anderson as just five are running the town council

The amount of money being wasted in Mijas is like nowhere else, writes Bill Anderson

MIJAS MATTERS: Open your eyes to what’s really happening in the town

Get on the voters’ roll now, writes Bill Anderson

Why I’d rather be a sincere human being than a good politician, says Mijas Councillor Bill Anderson

‘PEOPLE don’t want to hear the truth, and have their illusions destroyed’, wrote the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche.  I have learned, however, the difference between...

COVID-19: We don’t all support the Spanish Government and don’t dare tell me ‘if you’re not happy go home’,...

I WAS surprised to read in an Spanish newspaper last week that Brits in Spain support the measures taken by President Sanchez regarding the ...

The International Vote is important in Mijas, where a third of the population are foreign, writes Bill Anderson

He built the first stretch of boardwalk on the entire Costa del Sol which can be, and is, enjoyed by everyone regardless of their social status

Mijas matters: Wake up!

The town hall needs a change, and fast, writes Bill Anderson

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