Tag Archive for feature

The Last Duel in Spain

FTR Marques Duel 02

Pistol duelling went out with a bang – never better said – in Spain thanks to a very controversial duel in 1904 in Sevilla involving the Marqués de Pickman and his wife’s lover.

Dúrcal-Motril Cable Way

FTR Cablecar Main Structure OnL

On the 17th of May, 1927 the cable-way system linking Dúrcal to Motril was inaugurated – yes, 90 years ago there was an aerial system suspended from huge pylons bringing mineral trucks all the way down to Motril port.

Finland in Focus

My home country Finland is known for its ‘thousands of lakes,’ the exact number of which is 187,888, its outstanding design and fully paid war reparations to the then Soviet Union after two wars during World War II.

Happiness & Stuff

Back on the Costa Granadina it’s so nice to have summer back. At least I think so after a great September in Denmark and a not so nice opening of October. Pepe doesn’t agree, though.

Behind the Scenes

zen-sapper

Most of us now take the ubiquitous PC, laptop and mobile device for granted; they are everywhere and all look pretty similar.

Loneliness

Loneliness is a common feeling and happens when we have a mismatch between the quantity and quality of social relationships that we have, and those that we want.

Stand-up Politics

ftr-danish-jes

As I write, it is still uncertain whether or not Mr and Mrs Denmark are going to the polling stations this autumn, only little more than a year after the latest election.