Ta to Mr Belanger & Dani. Now desperately trying to build up a little more condition for March 1, in between watching replays of Barça losing to Liverpool:
- My First Blood moment
Out-machoing the bodybuilders at the local gym.
- French saw Spanish property crash coming
Apparently it’s quite well-known, but I only found it this morning in HG Bohn’s A hand-book of proverbs (1855), in the household reading room:
To build castles in the air. Far castelli in aria.–Ital. The French say, Faire des chateaux en Espagne.
It is tempting although perhaps erroneous to believe that this derives from Frankish experiences with …
- Summer travels
Not as dramatic as this gentleman but probably better company, Steve Vaught (“The fat man walking”) is walking across the States to try to lose weight. Two local guys (“Dos en un burro”) are cheating and have a donkey pulling them. I hope it gets more Three men in a boat-ish, because there’s promise in this dialogue, …
- Blair in Scotland
John at Barcablog claims to have a cunning plan. I do not, but here is a punning clan: