“Spring is here, spring is here, Life is skittles and life is beer,” sang Mr Lehrer, but first it’s time to park that old Ebro or Simca under an old olive tree (or a holly oak, or whatever takes the wrecker’s fancy):
You can see these two rustbuckets (as well as a genuine iron mine) on this walk.
- Destruction of old Peking
Ah, but how long before it is rebuilt as a theme park? Plaza de San Felipe Neri is one of the
- Dutch orthopedist in Barcelona?
From an advertisement in El Socialista, September 18th 1934: Eibar, April 12th, 1934.- Señor don C. A. Boer, Orthopedist. Pelayo, 38, Barcelona.-
- Spring is here
Life is skittles, life is beer, and, where possible, life is adultery. There’s a lovely bit in Enrique Jardiel Poncela’s But
- Beasts of Badalona
Yesterday on this walk we met five very healthy-looking wild cats near a hidden spring on a hill just outside Barcelona,
- Barcelona and the great European fire sale
And an explanation of why “La gata sobre el tejado de zinc” is, in metallurgical-roofing terms, an inappropriate translation of “Cat