Every week Frank Leavers our man with the dirty Mac and half empty glass of inexpensive vino is looking at what lies just below the sophisticated gloss of island liferelatedStories. Come on folks; tell our Frank what’s really happening in Majorca.
Sometimes I am asked what subject comes up the most when talking to people who read my articles in the MDBThe Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport, which is a 10 minute drive fro. From cruelty to carriage horses dragging around tourists in the stifling heat of the summer, to noisy neighbours via the cost of utilities, I find that readers have a wide range of gripes they like to voice.
Nevertheless, I have found recently that the numero uno of things that annoy Bulletin readers is graffiti and the fact that the authorities never seem to want to do anything about this modern day anti-social curse. Glance about you as you drive along Palma’s Maritimo and it’s everywhere and on everything.
It’s as if every outdoor surface urban or ruralare permitted for up to 25 people., right across the island is seen as fair game to the louts who seek to despoil our environment – and yets ever been, an, this illegal activity appears to be accepted as normal – WhyThe past 12 months.? Don’t the police or local authorities care – are they happy to turn a lazy blind eye to these ‘daubings’ that seemingly cover every kilometre of the islands road systems?