I’ve a little bottle in my brisses pocket,
which I call Icum Spicome, Spinto of Spain
Which brings dead men to life again
Here Jack take a sup out of my little bottle
And let it run down thy throttle
Arise and fight for ten thousand.
- Killing the pig
Jayne’s got a photo here, and here’s an old joke which is told in Spain and probably in other places too:A farmer brings home a new horse, which immediately gets sick. The farmer calls out the vet, who takes one look and says, “That horse of yours is in a bad way. Make it
- 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 …
- The bullfighting Chinaman and his magnificent midget show
Yet more Spanish culture for Brussels to ban.
- Interactive maps
If you live in Spain and you want data-rich maps that you and others can update easily on your server (eg for generating humming-bird hawk moth distribution maps or locators for a news site), you either spend a lot of time writing an app that will automatically layer your data onto freeware maps out there or you bang together something simple that takes your coordinates and bungs them into an interactive map server and then get the neighbours’ kids to paint the data onto your monitor: