Alternative Voice

Alternative Voice Madrid

NO WE CAN’T
Madrid Metropolitan - Mindfulness
Football 2017
Football 2017

Alt Voice – Football

I love football. Despite myself. Despite the fact that I actively dislike the players, the fans, the backroom staff, the home and away shirts,...
Semolina

Alternative Voice : Food Glorious Food

I’m not much of a foodie. I like eating although you would never guess that from my svelte waistline. But I don’t really understand...
Cervezas en Madrid

The soul of a culture

Cultural can often mean trudging around dull museums, shuffling around ancient Cathedrals, gazing at endless rows of paintings, or reading impenetrable works of literature....

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...
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...

¡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...
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...
Are you being served?

Are You Being Served?

One of the silliest precepts of political correctness is the idea that if you change the language then you change the culture. This appeals...

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...

The Alternative Voice – Let it grow

In today’s culture of relentless positivity, the word “growth” is often bandied about, along with its slightly posher synonym “development.” Both tend to be...