As noted previously, large, yellow, rounded-cylindrical marker buoys are found bobbing just off the coast here. I call them Homers, but have only just found out why.
Ezra Pound’s Canto II includes the lines:
Ear, ear for the sea-surge,
It seems that Homer liked going to the beach and–disorientated, entranced by the snorting of the mermaids (Greek mermaids being related to Catalan ones)–wandered off it one day into the cool Aegean. His hairless pate (say no to Samuel Butler’s Sicilian girlies!) was observed just in time as it floated back in the general direction of Asia Minor, whereupon a local entrepreneur marketed buoys and similar life-saving devices in the likeness of the great man. The use of yellow-painted buoys should be interpreted less as a sign of Simpsons-driven cultural decline than as a natural reaction to the development of image rights law.
I think Adbusters is meant to be satirical and hard-hitting, but if I had children then I’d be quite happy if
- In which I chew up a live snail
I knew there was still some of my tortilla de patatas lurking on the unlit fringes of a garden party, grabbed
- Hammer horror!
Why the guillotine should not be Spain’s tumbril-filler in the coming revolution.
- Three user strategies in response to Bicing’s failure to devise an adequate redistribution model
Observed today: When all the stations in an area are full (often the case in the port/beach district), leave your bike
- Services from Generalitat Valenciana that could be process by Internet
The Valencian regional administration is known internationally for the contempt for the basic rights of citizens it has shown in the