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London-born writer Peter Stone first visited Spain in 1962 and has lived over twenty years in various Mediterranean areas of the country, including Málaga, Alicante and Palma de Mallorca
. He's written for various magazines and newspapers in the UK, contributed regularly to Lookout, and is author of three novels and a book on Barcelona. A life long lover of Spanish culture, history and language, he made Madrid his home in 1998. He has contributed to Time Out's Madrid guide and was the main updater of Insight Books' latest guide to the Spanish capital.  His book on the towns and villages of Madrid province, Madrid Escapes, was published by Santana Books in 2003, and he is author of Frommer's Madrid First Edition due out in January 2005.

   

Peter Stone - Showcase
   

Picasso’s Barber
by Peter Stone 

The mountain town of Buitrago del Lozoya 50 miles north of Madrid is hardly the place you'd expect to find a Picasso museum. Yet it harbours what is probably the most intimate exhibition of the Málaga-born artistic genius's works.
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Orson and Goya in Chinchón 
by Peter Stone

Of course, they never met. A difference of 87 years before the departure of one and arrival of the other saw to that. But if they had you feel they might have got along. Two larger-than-life figures - both in flesh and spirit - obsessed with their particular branches of the arts. One an undisputed genius throughout his creative life. The other an awesome talent that glowed briefly and then faded like a disintegrating meteor. 
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Formentera 
by Peter Stone 

Even today, when planets seem closer, global horizons are shrinking and airports tend to sprout up in the most isolated spot, Formentera, the small, sickle-shaped island just south of Ibiza, has managed to fend off jet age intrusions and maintain its unique air of secluded Mediterranean taste and tranquility.
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