Bryan Hemming

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“… between the Devil and the Horse”

This morning a man in cowboy hat signed off a dream with the words: “You godda decide between the devil and the horse”. Nothing more, just that. How selfish dream … Continue reading

January 13, 2017 · 4 Comments

Christmas ain’t over till the bag lady sings

The festive season in Spain just keeps on giving. Even when you fall to your knees begging it to stop. Here in sleepy old Conil de la Frontera, January 5th … Continue reading

January 8, 2017 · 10 Comments

Goodbye 2016 and good riddance!

Normally, I try to be in bed by ten at the latest on New Year’s Eve. That’s if Angelica doesn’t catch me and make me stay up till midnight. This … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · 7 Comments

I wrote Fake News for a National British Newspaper!

In the spring of 2002 I was living in countryside of Andalucia when I submitted an idea for a regular column to the travel section of UK’s Independent newspaper. Intent … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · 4 Comments

Fake News

Modern First Family – TV review With Fake News hitting the corporate headlines it’s getting almost impossible to distinguish fake news from real news. In order to let our readers judge … Continue reading

November 25, 2016 · 4 Comments

Ol’ Mophead Mops up the Votes

I don’t know what to say. I really don’t. But, looking for the tiniest ray of sunshine on the cloudiest of days, at least Hillary didn’t win. Now, now, before … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · 8 Comments

No question about it, Hillary is either honest or dishonest

Though I don’t want to be called a Trumpist – it sounds so silly – there can be little doubt the latest Clinton email upset has left slavish hacks on both … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · 14 Comments

House of Cads

A source close to Westminster, who would prefer to remain anonymous, recently told me of a filthy rumour flying round concerning Parliament’s vote to strip Sir Philip Green of his … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 3 Comments

Russians halt search for intelligent life in Washington

A Russian research team which claimed to have detected signs of intelligent life in Washington has now discovered the life there not to be quite so intelligent after all. A … Continue reading

October 6, 2016 · 7 Comments

How I rediscovered my Welsh Heritage on a Sofa

What a topsy-turvy world we live in. And what a June to remember. To paraphrase Oscar Wilde: to lose national dignity once in a week could be regarded as misfortune, to … Continue reading

July 2, 2016 · 19 Comments

Ruffled Petals at the Guardian

In another principled stand against information it doesn’t like very much the Guardian has made it quite clear that anyone linking to the renegade Off-Guardian site will be banned from … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · 11 Comments

Missives from Santa Catalina

Tales of an Andalusian fishing pueblo … … where time stands still as the World flies by  Introduction to Santa Catalina and some of its characters In the autumn of … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · 3 Comments

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