In those days we were unaware of the Blood Fiestas which take place on
saints' days and holy days with the Spaniards shouting, bawling ole-ing
as they hurl metal darts at bulls who are run through the fenced
off-streets of villages and towns until they are covered in blood, and
mad with terror and pain. Their suffering finally ends when they are
shot dead on the steps of the local catholic Church.
Chickens, ducks and pigeons are strung up on lines so that the
revellers have more fun as drunken yobs on horseback rush up and down
pulling the heads off these living creatures.
It was at one of these Fiestas that Southport's Vicki Moore was gored
by a bull - it didn't know that she was the only one in the crowd with
compassion for the animals and screaming birds being mutilated.
Vicki and her husband, Tony, have investigated and made videos of the
blood lust, which can only be described as barbaric, in this Catholic
country. They do it in the hope that pressure can be brought on the
Spanish government through the European Parliament and the Catholic