The beauty and diversity of Spain has the capacity to constantly surprise you
Despite its undoubted good intentions and excellent journalism over the past decade, Britain’s The Guardian newspaper receives a fair amount of stick for being a little too, well, full of itself.
Smugly ploughing its own righteous furrow, The Guardian’s editorials, writers, agendas and commentators often descend into unintentional parody of what many people assume ‘left-leaning’ individuals to be: quinoa-eating, sandal-wearing, hemp-clothed do-gooders who holiday in undiscovered Montenegran villages and name their children Mungo and Moppy.
So it was with surprise this weekend when I flicked on my laptop and automatically clicked on to The Guardian’s website (they have great sports coverage, you see) to be met with a Spain Special splashed across its travel pages. Now, Spain being a country in Europe and The Guardian being a national newspaper in the UK, this shouldn’t have been so surprising…