Asturias is not Spain, or at least not in Bray, Co Wicklow, and bottom right are the toys thrown out of his pram by the author in order to underline his point. For those who doubt that I took the photo in Ireland, here are two more of a microwave designed by Korean anthropologists for the Irish market. The instructions:
And the interface (check the buttons carefully):
- Do traders prefer blondes?
If the UK’s worse hit than Spain, how come there’s less fear in the markets of it defaulting on its sovereign
- The new geography of X is not Y
Berlin is not Bonn, Bonn was not Weimar.
- Pickpocket, Saturday market / Carterista, mercado del sábado, Vilafranca del Penedès
español Vilafranca is a quiet country town, but the weekly market attracts an interesting range of pickpockets. Hopefully numbers will increase as
- Newspaper without any news
Check the front page of the Vilafranca weekly, el 3 de vuit, but be quick: they might publish something.
- Irish: it’s official! Well, almost…
The Taoiseachracy got sick of being hassled during the Irish presidency of the EU by lobbyists for various unloved languages, so