Alan McGuire is a British writer, podcaster and general smart aleck based in Madrid. He likes to share his opinions on Spanish society and politics, ideology, mental health, and, at times, his homeland.


My podcast Sobremesa is all about modern day Spain (without the beach and tapas added)

It is now available on Google, Spotify and Apple

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The National Spanish Identity: an Interview with Professor Sandie Holguin

In this episode I interview cultural and intellectual historian Professor Sandie Holguin, where we talk about the historical construction of the national Spanish identity. She is also the author of Flamenco Nation: The Construction of the Spanish National Identity. You can get a copy of the book here or on Amazon. At the beginning ofContinue reading “The National Spanish Identity: an Interview with Professor Sandie Holguin”

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