I see you can get broadband for as little as 6 quid a month here in the UK. From O2. I suspect the lowest cost option in Spain is three or four times this much. The irony being that O2 is owned by Telefónica.
Talking of expensive choices . . . if you'd like to see some of the vanity projects commissioned during Spain's phoney boom, click here. And use the arrow bottom left to move through the gallery.
"Fleeing? No, I just tripped and fell into a lifeboat." Well, the captain of the Concordia may never go back to sea but he's surely got a future as a comedian. Though possibly not in Italy.
The IMF is seeking 500 billion dollars to take to a trillion its cushion against the consequences of the European debt crisis getting even worse. Here in the UK, there seems to be a consensus that the only real option for saving the EU is for Germany to leave the currency union. I wonder if anyone is saying this in Germany. And what the odds are on it happening.
Anyway, here's a recipe for banana bread.