Don’t try singing ¡Adelante los de Cuenca! at home or anywhere else, even if you can find the lyrics.
Troubled companies hold their Christmas parties in May and small villages hold their St John parties on June 24. This cuts the band budget and indicates a broadness of spirit rather than any critique of religion or tradition.
- Provincial style
I love this Jaén olive oil cooking competition, which is held not in Jaén but in San Sebastián, at the other
- Our Lady of the Girdle fireworks factory
Coets (“rockets”) refer to the fireworks sold (and presumably concocted) by Drac Màgic, a small business that we pass on this
- And now a very spatial moment
- Aerial panorama of Barcelona’s old port in 1962
Another view of Barcelona, this time the centrefold from the magazine Triunfo in September 1962. Other photos on pp35-53, of which
- Political animals
Elections are still taken too seriously in Spain and Spain is still too monocultural for there to have arisen a tradition