What Catalan imperialists forget: all their dialects are simply dodgy Limousin, and all the territories they claim (Valencia, the Blearies, the gypsy quarter of Perpignan, several hamlets in Albania) are actually part of Greater Occitania. Quite what this adds to GNP is unclear, but ain’t it fun!
- Moorish Scheherazades
I had an interesting chat (ie I listened) with someone the other night about the social position of musicians in the
- Terminal Germinal
The pros of walking to Barcelona Airport.
- 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
- 56K pre-1600 ghits for inauthor:”Desiderius Erasmus” on Google Books
That’s a pretty big WTF.
- Translating Lady Chatterley
The other night at a leather parade (lots of parading, not much leather) I got talking to an English-Catalan literary translator.