Motril port continues to function within the protocol established by the recent Royal Decree, meaning that only freight that guarantees needed supplies is arriving.
The Almuñécar Policía Local are carrying out a drugs-&-alcohol clamp down on drivers over Christmas.
We are far from certain as to whether this will ever reach Europe, but US regulators have, for reasons know only to themselves, approved a product which has already become know as Palcohol… powdered alcohol! (We know what you are going to ask).
Checking my portfolio of Seaside Gazette articles reveals that there are definitely two subjects missing over the years: alcohol and hypertension. Thus I shall start with the more pleasurable subject, which for some is a problematic one. Alcohol in moderation is pleasurable and considered to be healthy, e.g. reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke, hypertension and diabetes.
It does not seem that I am able to resist the subject of coffee at present and I have good and bad news for coffee lovers: you die younger, but not because of the coffee, but because coffee drinkers are more likely to have other unhealthy habits. The NIH-AARP Diet & Health Study which followed 400,000 people over 13 years has shown, that coffee drinkers are more likely to die, because they are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol, do little exercise and abstain from fruit and veg consumption.
A Russian man, ex military of some 45 years of age, poured 96º alcohol over the back of a female friend and set light to her, causing first and second-degree burns – this took place along the Rambla del Piojo in Motril.