Alternative Voice

Alternative Voice Madrid

NO WE CAN’T
Cervezas en Madrid
Are you being served?

Whats in a flag?

  Whats in a flag? The universe is a complex place. Infinitely complex, some might say. Take ants, for example. Amazingly industrious insects, which have evolved...
Alternative Voice Tourism

Tourism

I’m not much of a tourist. I hate sandals and museums, and I resent being preyed upon by people who secretly hold me in...

¡Felices Fiestas!

Feliz Navidad It’s Christmas time. And has of course been so since the end of September. Now that we are all moaning about the rain...

Sky High

Sky High For the modern bourgeois, or maybe not so bourgeois, traveller there can be few greater horrors in modern life than flying. The emergence...
Madrid Metropolitan - Mindfulness

Mindlessness: An Alternative Approach

There are many things that are annoying about being alive in the early 21st century. Like identity politics, phones, Donald Trump, call centres, franchises,...
NO WE CAN’T

No We Can`t

It’s difficult to know when positive thinking first infected our culture, or at exactly which point it burrowed its way into the collective consciousness...
Wellness

The Alt Voice – And So It Begins…

January. A dry month for many. An annual uphill slog, following the pagan orgy that is the winter solstice, recently repackaged as Christmas for...
Spanish Culture or Atavistic Bloodlust?

A Load of Old Bull

Fans of bullfighting see it as an integral part of Spanish culture. Opponents see it as an excuse for primitive sadists to indulge in...

Autumn in Madrid

Autumn in Madrid  Autumn, or Fall as our literally minded American friends like to call it, is a wonderful time to be in Madrid. To...

The Voice

So, why do I love Madrid? Especially now that the dark forces of neo-liberalism are conspiring to turn every city on the planet into...