• In Barcelona, things seem so different. For example, I know that it's traditionally the least Spanish city, but you'd never know they had a monarchy, coming here as a tourist - as opposed to the UK, where the Queen is probably the best-known animal, vegetable and/or mineral going when it comes to overseas visitors.

    "Patriotism is for reactionaries ... nationalism is the way forward" by Julie Burchill, September 8, 2012.