Nómadas Solidarios mini music festival

Nómadas Solidarios Mini Music Festival

Musicians young and not so young sing their hearts out for Uganda!

Last Saturday, Nómadas Solidarios held a mini music festival in the finca Entorno Doñana, el Boalo, to raise funds for Adelante África which runs a children’s home for abandoned kids in the west of Uganda as well as running a secondary school  other initiatives including a community tourism project. The money is also to go to materials for the primary school in Kibingo, Uganda, where we volunteered in July.

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One in a hundred children have psychopathic traits

Can children from normal families be psychopaths?

Psychopathic traits in children need to be addressed to stop them developing into the stuff of horror movies

Many of us 1wonder what makes psychopaths. When we hear about Stephen Paddock shooting into an innocent crowd in Las Vegas or the ten-year-old Liverpuddlians who hit two-year-old James Bulger with bricks and left him on a train line in 1993 to be 2split in half by a train, we desperately want to understand why. If we could only understand, maybe we could 3fix it.

Around 1% of children have what experts call “4callous, unemotional traits” – behavior that would be considered psychopathic in an adult.

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Pedro Almodovar exported Spanish identity abroad

What is the essence of being Spanish?

“Being Spanish is not about waving the flag or delivering rants filled with a hatred I hope you don’t feel”

This week, 1in light of events in Catalonia, Laura Moreno de Lara a student from Malaga, posted what being Spanish means to her on Facebook. The post went viral and currently has 256,202 shares

Here, as Spain’s National Day approaches, Nómadas Solidarios puts extracts of her words into English and gathers opinions from other Spaniards about what being Spanish means to them.

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Catalonian independence: an outsider’s view

A look at both sides of the question as October 1 approaches

David Cameron, Prime Minister of Britain from 2010 to 2016, became popular in Scotland for allowing the Scots to have an independence referendum in 2014. The Scots voted ‘no’. End of story, at least for now.

Many regions or states have tried and failed to break away from the country they ‘belong’ to. But, unlike Britain, their constitutions make referendums on the 1issue illegal. Texas wanted to be separate from the US in 1869. More recently, Veneto wanted free of Italy and Bavaria of Germany – their demands for a referendum were refused in 2015 and 2017 respectively.

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Silicon Valley's quest for eternal life

I want to live forever.com!

Tech giants spend millions on research into extending the human life span

There are a number of ways to live longer: you can give up smoking, take exercise, eat healthily and less. You can even 1ditch sex – apparently eunuchs live 14 years longer than 2average.

Since 1900, we have gained almost 50 years. While most Spaniards lived to 35 in 1900, they can now hope to get to 83. So it seems only natural that we should be trying to extend our lives again by another 50 years – to say 130. Or does it?

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tourism phobia

Poor Tourist? No thanks!

Tourism-phobia is growing in Europe and poor tourists will suffer

First it’s immigrants, now it’s tourists. From Barcelona to Berlin, locals 1have had it with visitors, particularly poor ones, which, of course, are in the majority.

 

Tourism brings Spain 11% of its GDP while Amsterdam earns €80 million a year from tourists looking for Dutch 2charm and coffee shops where they can smoke marijuana without having the police breathing down their necks.

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