Meteoclimatic.com is a brilliant site which provides real-time data from amateur weather stations across Spain and its various dangly bits. I particularly like the historic feature (hit Estaciones then a province, and you’ll see a calendar below the fold; navigate back in time using the arrows on the right). Compare it with the miserable crap that is the National Meteorological Institute and you’ll see why I’m a fervent neo-liberal. Joan Carles Pallejà, Miquel Tost and whoever the third guy is are hereby collectively declared God for this weekend.
- King of Spain
When I went back to live in Ingerland a few years ago, it took a month before I felt I knew what was going on in meetings where people used new expressions like “the dog’s bollocks” and “a load of arse”. This time I’m preparing my trip and today I discovered that England spin bowler …
Joan Barril suggests making orthography subject to the weather as one more means of diverting attention from the fact that most people can’t get the accents right in the simplest of Catalan. Erik Dams touches a related theme–writing implements designed to operate under meteorological conditions unsuited to their users–and Wim de Bie reports–one shouldn’t necessarily believe him–that …
- Geologically-based racial theory of Spain
A cloud of fruit flies have crawled in through Miquel Coll i Alentorn’s ear and devoured his brain.
- The death of god, by Arthur Loesser
Can He still be sued?