Not all officials and ministers are fluent in Catalan. The employment minister, Iago Negueruela, is one of them.
The project for the Ses Fontanelles commercial centre in Playa de Palma is an ongoing saga.
Sebastian is mainly a Palma celebration. Pollensa is one of only a few other places where there are notable celebrations.
Another record tourism season was being forecast; the Council of Majorca generated more confusion with its rentals zones; and the pine of Pollensa provoked a review of health and safety.
After all the mayhem of the Sant Antoni and Sant Sebastià fiestas, Majorca draws breath for once. A quiet week, though it won't be quiet at Palma's auditorium on Saturday where the staggering Symphonic Rhapsody of Queen is one of the week's highlights.