I went into the local la Caixa this morning to credit a couple of cheques (Dutch, American) to my account and the cashier started trembling with bureaucracy: “You’ll have to go to the branch where you opened your account if you want to deposit foreign cheques.” “?????? … but it’s in another town, and I always do this here.” “Sorry, it’s much too dangerous. Next please.” So now I’ll have to find someone else who’ll charge me exorbitant commission and take 6 weeks processing the bl00dy things.
- The metro to Nou Barris
Pictures of houses and a Derbi.
- Government offices
Much of my spam is now in Mandarin, but here’s an interesting excerpt received from across the pond this morning: In some
- Why less democracy is better for Europe
Peter Mandelson on how fortunate we are that the European Commission is unelected, remote, unaccountable, and a major bureaucracy.
- A DEAD MAN’S JOKE
ECCENTRIC INSTRUCTIONS IN A WILL
Boris Johnson this morning has in his slightly misty sights the new species of pissed ladette, profane, belly-flaunting, swigging shots of