I met a woman tonight at the restaurant .I told her i am writing about the history of the Jews on this island and she said her family were Sephardic .I asked why she wears a cross and she replied because she is Catholic now and the Jewish part of the family was long ago […]
OUT ON THE TOWN with Jonathon Lipsin Last night it was flamenco at Can Toni Formentera with Maruja Limon Can Toni where the music is hot and sometimes the shandy’s are cold ! The usual suspects and rascals were there….
Last night with friends out for pizza and then a rock n roll concert 20 yards away at the plaza in the village of San Fernando.The pizza here at Macondo is one of the best ones i have had. I usually get the Osama with walnuts,brie cheese and mushrooms on a thin crust .It is […]
I feel it is appropriate after the terorist attack yesterday in Barcelona to highlight Barcelona. I am safe obviously because i am on the island. Thank God i was not in Barcelona at this time as i usually am. I know Barcelona pretty well and i love the city. That terrorist van stopped right outside […]
Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492. As Columbus (a secret Jew possibly) left the port of Cadiz on that day the docks were flooded with Jews desperate to leave for Tangiers …Convert and renounce Judaism or be tortured and die was the order …..The dat his Tisha B’av strangely enough the date of both […]
At the Hippie Market today This market has been going for about 25 years now and it is every Wednesday. and Sunday..Only local goods are allowed and the money the artists make has to last them the year.
A Hot Flamenco Night in La Mola It was a stiflingly hot night as i sauntered into our popular waterhole,Can Toni where the beer is cold and the music hot … The usual crowd of suspects and rascals were there,people i have recognized over the years …. Word had gotten around the village that something […]
This is how i looked when i told Franco’s Guardia Civil they were Nazi fucking pigs. wild child,poet,revolutionary,road kid I had lived in communes from Montreal,Vancouver and Vancouver island,New York City,Stinson Beach California been in every state and all through Canada many times .. knew Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin and Tuli Kupferberg and Jerry […]
Last night i was baptized in a fire of flamenco !!!!!!!!! Sometimes in one’s life you are blessed to witness magic and last night i witnessed magic when music and passion came together in a red heat that seduced and seared and burnt into your soul as Cani Huertas and his friends played flamenco like […]