A helpful response in the debate between Petrarch (what’s the difference between a duck? One of its legs is both the same) might go something like this:
Petrarch. I have indeed a great quantity of books.
Critic. Leave them in a warehouse about 45mins cycle-ride from your house, and get rid of any you haven’t touched in the last two years.
- Spanish pavements
They’re not necessarily for pedestrians.
- worrying is wonderful
Over at Iberian Notes (2003/10/16 15:15), John Chappell is worried because La Vanguardia keeps plugging the notion that Americans are …
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No word on the Berbers in Paul of Aleppo, The travels of Macarius Patriarch of Antioch – Part Two, London: The
- What Theo van Gogh really said
There’s a deserved attack here by Franco Alemán on a lousy article by Carmen Montón in La Vanguardia, the paper for
- Ahistorical Albacete
Unlike Carlos, I’m actually rather fond of Albacete, and not just because its ugliness is on a smaller scale than Birmingham’s.