It seems that the subnormal baboons who pass for constitutional lawyers in Spain’s regions have smuggled an article into the new Andalusian regional statute declaring knowledge of flamenco the exclusive right of the autonomous community. Although the declaration does have the potential advantage of ending embarrassing arguments about whether flamenco is gypsy or Moorish heritage, or merely an invention of Franquista tourism officials, it’s not yet clear how forbidden knowledge will be punished outside the borders of our favourite new national surreality. Or will Barcelona’s flamenco stars suffer the same fate at the hands of the Andalusocrats as Catalan champagne producers at those of the French and simply be forced through the courts to rename their product?
- Casanova warns Spanish authorities re sexual mores of “Swiss” immigrants to Sierra Morena, plus the etymology and origins of flamenco, and other items of interest
One of the many etymologies of flamenco is rather curious. From the typically poor Spanish-language entry in Wikipedia: Durante el siglo
- Spider styles
Gerald Howson’s The Flamencos of Cadiz Bay is a damn good book that stays well clear of the “Andalusia, soul
- Eye and Hand of Fatima on gypsy door in Perpignan
Efforts have been made to erase a sticker of a member of the Incredible Hulk clan. Superimposed on the wooden cross
- Some more sun goddesses
The other day I did a libertarian Raval tour with a particularly dangerous Californian sociologist, and we got onto Orwell’s apparent
- The coming and going of the gypsies
Yo, el vaquilla, quinqui cinema, and the usual political whining.