A treasure trove from the tunnel bores for Amsterdam’s controversial North-South metro line.
More barrel organ news from Hackney. Includes first posts from Top 10 Russian Football Song series.
Cranking it up along the River Lea.
A half-translation of a list of minor torments by Luis Vélez de Guevara for a day on which the Christian Devil triumphed.
Another abundance of redundance. Featuring Russian, German and Italian puppetry, organ-grinding, and other nonsense.
More monkey mess from the peripatetic Homerton/Hackney barrel organ.
Barrel/street organ stuff.
The latest barrel organ news from Hackney, London.
Re the songs, L’âme des poètes and Douce France.
A new translation of Joan Maragall’s poem about the anarchist bombing of the Barcelona Opera in 1893, and a limerick by the monkey.