This afternoon Catalonia declared independence from Spain. This is an historic day. Spain has now voted to invoke Article 155 which means they will impose direct rule over Catalonia. There are many steps that can be taken under Article 155 and we will just have to wait and see which measures they do use. I'm… Continue reading Catalonia has declared independence from Spain. Now what happens?
The past few days have been very interesting in our home of six months. On Sunday we watched in horror as the Spanish national police violently beat people who were attempting to vote. These people were not provoking the officers. Yet they were attacked. I posted a brief message on Sunday about this. Hoping that… Continue reading Peaceful people
For us this weekend was to be one of celebration. Saturday marked two anniversaries. It has been one year since our last day here on vacation last year. On that day we had a brief 10 minute meeting with our now landlord and came to arrangement for us to rent our casa. Not in 12… Continue reading A right to vote
Hi everyone. I was going to write a blog today but because of what has been happening here with the #CatalanReferendum I have decided to postpone writing until tomorrow. The violence that is happening here at the hands of the national police against the people of Catalunya who are peacefully trying to vote is shocking.… Continue reading Let the people vote