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Trafalgar Square 2009

Flamenco dancer

Ritmo Andaluz Show

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Oh to be a cat in Alqueria!

Oh to be a cat in Alqueria! Animals in Alqueria are well fed, well cared for and contented. They don't get involved in the civil unrest caused by barrio rivalry, they have no enemies, there is no food chain. This applies to the four legged varieties and those with the power of flight. The power…
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Canal Alqueria

Canal Alqueria Museo Parque de las Ciencias in Granada very kindly supplied an array of television broadcasting equipment. They didn't exactly donate it. A small but badly trained commando unit from Alqueria moved not so swiftly across the Spanish border and made off with it. Although antiquated it did transmit television pictures. From a shed…
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The Creature from the Greeny-Black Lagoon

The Creature from the Greeny-Black Lagoon The Río Verde flows or rather struggles past the eastern barrio of Alqueria. The point at which it flows into the Mediterranean had for years been treated as an illegal effluent outlet. The Junta de Andalucía had spent tens of thousands in numerous unsuccessful clean-up attempts before discovering their…
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Volcano The day was strangely quiet. A fundamental calm hung in the air. No-one hurried, life was in slow motion. The windless heat of late morning had a soporific effect, enhanced by a certain mystery which seemed omnipresent, something unsaid, or yet to be done. Loco Paco was seemingly in a trance most of the…
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The Little Red Book of Loco Paco

The Little Red Book of Loco Paco Chairman Mao Tse-tung produced perhaps the most famous 'Little Red Book' and its subsequent effects were profound, for good or bad, on the people of the newly formed People's Republic of China. Loco Paco's 'Pequeño Libro Rojo' may have slightly different effects. It wasn't Paco's idea. He didn't…
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A photo journey
through Spain


Written by:
John MacDonald
Patricia Díaz Pereda.

ISBN 978-1-909612-70-9
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by John MacDonald



Moving on a pavement artist. London. 2009



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