The Australian News. #Catalonia is a bigger timebomb than Cyprus. 08.04.2013
Catalonia is a bigger timebomb than Cyprus
THE scene is almost science fiction. Not the gee-whiz optimism of a shiny world to come, but more Blade Runner: a dystopian sense of ambition that overreached itself.
I begin this column from the new terminal of Barcelona’s international airport. It is an absolutely beautiful building. And there is absolutely no use for it. So vast and so empty is this brilliantly lit cavern that the security guards speed noiselessly by on two-wheeled Segway machines: smartly uniformed; betruncheoned; bolt upright; vigilant for nothing.
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