As far as regards the natural productions, the fine climate of the coast of Catalonia gives to them a vigour unknown even in the south of France. The Agave Americana planted here along the road-sides as hedge-rows, flowers at the ninth or tenth year, whereas at Perpignan it flowers so very seldom, as to bear the appellation of “the plant that flowers as often as an Englishman smiles.”
Apart from being an excellent botanist, Arnott is good too on humans, although I wonder whether Barcelona’s dancing giants really determined feminine fashion.
- Ah! an adjective!
“Oh beautiful and natural Catalonia! The art of blending flavors with the Mediterranean influence!”
- “2012 possible predictions”
Three Anno Domino 2010 hints for survivalists in the Pyrenees.
- Animals in mediaeval visions of the hereafter
In the Middle Ages anyone of any commercial talent (and his/her mum) had visions and stored some human bones in the
OK, I fiddled a bit with the last one, but the light and the colours are getting more interesting now and
- Cypress symbolism
Skip James (good piece by Matt R Lohr) exited the world in roughly the same fashion Keith Douglas entered: