What nationalists are really after

or when the storm brews…keep calm and check reality
Catalan Public Broadcasting Corporation weather forecast. Note the conspicuous absence of Spain and how the map includes Valencia and the Balearic Islands in Spain, and Roussillon in southern France, more than doubling the size of current-day Catalonia

Quite irresponsibly, everyone seems to be overlooking one all-important aspect of the current political situation in Catalonia.

Almost by the day, we find ourselves on the receiving end of a bombardment of largely insignificant news, for the storm brewing ahead, about the percentage in favour of independence standing at 51 or lowering to 48, or whether an independent Catalonia would form part of the European Union or not…

Now, all this is beside the point and little more than beating around the bush!

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