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Matas of the Sierra

We will leave the 'tranquil' whitewashed streets of Alqueria for a moment and venture into the Sierra Alhamilla. The dramatic landscape peculiar to this part of Spain offers a unique opportunity for those who seek solitude. Solitude to meditate, solitude to avoid detection or perhaps simply seeking solitude out of an acute sense of stupidity.…
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The Bank of Alqueria

The Bank of Alqueria Alqueria's currency, as all avid readers will remember is the 'Raro'. It is not linked to the gold standard nor is there a buoyant stock market. This is reflected in the exchange rate which at the time of writing stands at 35, 376,298.76 Raros to the Euro. The currency is simply…
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The Psychologist Cometh

The Psychologist Cometh The outside world decided to discover what really made the people of Alqueria tick. They hoped that with this knowledge they could pacify the problematic population. A fund raised by public donation was to be used to send an undercover psychologist into Alqueria. Then using clandestine methods probe the psyche of prominent…
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Chapter 1 It is night in the desert, a radiant canopy of brilliant stars crowns the heavens as Antonio Poyato peers intently through a telescope. “What are you doing Antonio?”. “I'm looking through this telescope Manuela”. “I can see you are looking through that telescope, it is a 279 mm aperture reflector with a 2800…
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Alquera: The Fairy Tale

Chapter one A long long time ago in a far off land lived a handsome Pri.......... well he wasn't a prince as he believed that heads of state should be elected by universal suffrage and not because of accidents at birth, but that's enough of politics. He was moderately handsome, some say his nose was…
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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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