You’re probably familiar with the western Mediterranean tradition of caganers – figurines, trousers down, taking a crap as part of Nativity scenes and other end-of-year cult activities. In Linyola they’ve gone one better and are advertising for live, male bum for three days (heating may be provided) for the village tableau vivant. The winner gets a weekend in Andorra, possibly accompanied by the all-female jury. Applications to email@example.com.
- Caganers, nation, faith
“Shit, operating as the preeminent figure of self-alienation …, becomes a symbolic medium for questioning the place of the autonomous individual
Barcelona’s dog racing stadium, the Canódromo, is an architectonic miracle–in the sense that it hasn’t yet fallen down–but the whole neighbourhood
- Blonde virgins
Last week I snapped a Scandinavian blonde Maria in Vilafranca del Penedès. Joan Amades (El pessebre (1959)) tells us that, in
- More drunken shepherds
A brief take on els pastorets.
- Reflets sur l’eau
When we went down to the beach last Saturday to see how much of it had survived last week’s storms, a