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Spain

Contents
Earthquake in Spain, Murcia, Lorca
Public Health Alert: Alcohol to blame for 13,000 cancer cases a year in UK
Calabardina
Elche Palm Gardens with Surprising Water Feature Sculpture
St George in England and Spain
Gernika

Earthquake in Spain, Murcia, Lorca

Murcia is Spain’s most seismically active area and suffered earthquake tremors in 2005 and 1999. It is close to the large faultline beneath the Mediterranean Sea where the European and African continents meet.A Murcia regional government statement said eight people, … Continue reading

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Public Health Alert: Alcohol to blame for 13,000 cancer cases a year in UK

Charity urges Europe-wide action to cut consumption after huge study underlines risks of drinking too much Continue reading

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Calabardina

Calabardina Originally uploaded by AndyRob It was the last day in Calabardina, and the sun set perfectly between the twin peaks, not into the thin band of cloud that usually suspends above the horizon, but clearly into the distant mountain … Continue reading

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Elche Palm Gardens with Surprising Water Feature Sculpture

Elche is a city inland from Alicante on the South East coast of mainland Spain. It’s also the place our favourite Elche Spanish restaurant in Leytonstone is named after. This video features a sculpture in a section of expansive palm … Continue reading

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St George in England and Spain

After blogging on St David’s day and St Piran’s day I thought I’d better mention that today is St George’s day. The English tend to be a bit shy about their national day, well many of them, but that’s being … Continue reading

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Gernika

The history of Gernika The story of the bombing of Gernika is told in the song. For more information see Wikipedia: Bombing of Gernika “On one single attack that lasted three hours, the fascist forcesĀ of Spain, Nazi Germany and Italy … Continue reading

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