Spiders and Silicon

Pat Neil returns to the travel section with The Spider on the Differential,  the much anticipated sequel to ‘Spain in Cold Storage’, as she delves further into the experience of sixties Spain. Donkeys, differentials and (almost) dead clients… Meanwhile, the latest in-depth arts interview sees Nicola Moir quiz hot Australian art duo The Silicon Artists … Continue reading

Spain in Cold Storage

  A tired hungry country when I was first there in 1960, hungry for everything – freedom of speech , information, prosperity, food. The old man’s dead hand clamped over every aspect of life. Or tried to. Even as a young naïve extranjera I managed to discover pockets of resistance… NLP’s first travel literature feature is here! … Continue reading

POE-NERO: Leopoldo María, Gothic tyrant

The enemy is Man and I am the shepherd of shit only Lord of nothing King of the wind the page on which the dog barks Andrew Faraday Giles introduces us to the extraordinary world of Spanish poet Leopoldo María Panero, luminescent figure of La Movida Madrileña, inmate of multiple asylums, writer of  remarkable poetry. MORE…