Dynamite! It’s a form of slang that refers to the essence of something rather than the explosive device. For example, we might say: “Penelope Cruz...
Jack Gaioni explores the horrors of a Civil War concentration camp and Franco’s grip on the Spanish press
IF you were hoping for a ‘feel good’ article, read no further. If you were hoping for some logical, ‘moral-to-the story account’ - again, read...
Women in Andalucia were some of the first in Spain to join the fight against General Franco, writes Jack Gaioni
The author confessed ‘the Bond character is a compound of all the secret agents I knew'
How a 100-year ‘war’ between an Andalucian village and France forged lifelong friendships
Columnist Jack Gaioni explores the history of flight in Spain
Adolf Clauss was running the largest and most efficient German spy ring in Spain, writes Jack Gaioni
Although the terms are contemporary, the role of journalism in ‘manufacturing opinion’ has been a human activity as far back as reliable evidence suggests, writes Jack Gaioni
One of the most common reactions to visiting the Rio Tinto mining complex is a comparison to a Martian landscape - and that’s not so far-fetched for a number of reasons
Jack Gaioni examines Pope Alexander VI's life, role and global influence.
WITH a good pair of binoculars on a clear day, from just about anywhere along the Costa del Sol, you can make out the...
Jack Gaioni explores modern-day treasure hunters, are they pirates or archaeologists?
Columinst Jack Gaioni takes a look at Las Medulas as an example of what the Romans did for us