The US Navy’s Damage Control and Fire Protection regulations specify (PDF) that:
Trunks and routes for shipping large items also require doors larger than normal size to be provided in certain situations. Wherever an oversize door is located in a watertight boundary bulkhead, the door must be water-tight. As in the case with hatches, the panel of the door is ﬁtted with a standard personnel door if frequent access through the door is required. Inspection and maintenance for these specialized doors are the same as for normal watertight doors.
Like dreams within dreams, chapels within churches, and little parasites riding on the backs of big ones, doors within doors (usually asymmetric) form an important part of the experience of most humans. Barcelona’s old town is full of wooden ones, but here’s one of my favourite brick ‘n’ mortar over-arches, out in spa town La Garriga:
- No tears for Tirsa
En busca del perreo inteligente.
- Vale of tears > veil of tears
An eggcorn that expresses the individualisation of religion? With a short sermon for the Dutch.
- Within the rose
After the Friday night show I was talking to several empresarial gents about taking something along similar lines into districts and
- The Hispanic Orthography Files, continued
Plus a zarzuela/politics RFI.
- Tribuna Barcelona, muttering to itself?
Tribuna Barcelona is the city gerontocracy‘s Ritz-Palace Hotel-based lunch club, whose invisibility to most belies its belief that it is “the