This is another extra post. The real one will be along tonight.
If you follow the comments to this blog, you’ll know that reader Moscow and I have recently exchanged views on efficiency in Spain and the UK.
This got me thinking about trying to open this up to something more scientific. After all, a market research sample of one is, as they say, useless. And doubling this ain’t much better.
So . . . How about we all try to concentrate on Spain and produce two lists. One of everything which anyone thinks operates efficiently here and one of everything which anyone thinks operates inefficiently. It won’t really be very much more scientific, of course, but at least it’ll be interesting. And maybe the collating of subjective views will produce something at least half objective.
The last thing I want this to end up as is a list of moans about Spain. I really would like people to balance negatives with positives. If you live here, it stands to reason that you have some of the latter.
I will post my lists tomorrow.
If you want to widen this to Positives and Negatives, then feel free to do so but the primary interest is in the issue of efficiency.
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Some indication of where you live would allow us to take a stab at concluding how things differ around the country.
If you’re reading this, Ben, it would be interesting to know how Asturias compares with what you are used to in Madrid.
I emphasise that this is an exercise – open to all – about Spain per se. Not about how Spain compares with the UK nor how the UK compares with Spain.
Over to you. Though admittedly not with any great optimism.
Prove me wrong.