Monthly Archives: September 2016


Cartagena Cartagena has a natural, strategic harbour and an ancient pre-Roman history.   It lies about 100 km west of the popular tourist spot of Alicante and very close to La Manga, a holiday destination on the Mar Menor lagoon known … Continue reading

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It is 9/11 today and below is my review of a novel that shows the ongoing impact on one family while placing their loss in a wider, historical, human context. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – by Jonathan Safran Foer … Continue reading

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